Georgia-Cumberland Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

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  • September 22-23, 2017
  • The Oaks Retreat, Greeneville, Tenn.

Northeast Tenn. Camp Meeting

Northeast Tenn. Camp Meeting


Friday, September 22

7:30 p.m. Vespers - “Steps to Christ and Salvation - Part I”

Sabbath, September 23

7:00 Morning walk/run with Rick Greve
8:30 Breakfast (Dining hall)

10:00 a.m. Sabbath School

11:30 a.m. Worship Service - “Steps to Christ and Salvation - Part II”

12:45 p.m. Lunch (Potluck)

2:30 p.m. Afternoon Program, Q & A

“How Ellen G. White Prepared Her Books” 

Jam Session/Children’s Program/Hike

5:30 p.m. Supper (Dining hall, provided by the conference)

6:45 p.m. Vespers - "Steps to Christ and Salvation - Part III"


  • Food for Sabbath potluck lunch (very limited kitchen facilities; plan to keep your food in a cooler or warmer until lunch)
  • Appropriate clothing or equipment for afternoon activities
  • Water bottles for hikers and bikers
  • Comfortable lawn chairs for meetings and visiting on the lodge porch
  • Casual dress is appropriate for the entire weekend


Registration forms are available at your church office.

To register contact Caryn or Heidi at 706-629-7951.

DIRECTIONS The Oaks Retreat  

265 Camp Joshua Lane 

Greeneville, TN 37743 

Traveling on 81 South: Take the Baileyton/Greeneville Exit 36 and turn left onto 172 South (toward Greeneville). Go approximately 12 miles and then take 11 E South. 

From 11E Bypass Going South: Take the South Business exit (70 & 11E). Turn left at stop sign. Go under the overpass. Merge right onto Hwy. 70 South at the traffic light. 

Traveling on 81 North: Take the Greeneville/Bulls Gap Exit 23 and turn right on the 11 E North. Go about 10 miles until you see the Greeneville Business exit. 

From 11E Bypass Going North: Take the Business Greeneville Exit Road. Keep right. In about 200 yards, merge right onto Hwy. 70 South at the traffic light. 

Directions once off the 11E Bypass: After turning on Hwy. 70 South, you will go 8.5 miles on Hwy. 70 South until you turn left on Parman Road. 

Here are some landmarks on your way to Parman Road: 

At 1.1 miles, you will pass over some railroad tracks. 

At 1.9 miles, you will pass the Greeneville SDA Church. 

At 5.4 miles, you will pass the Greenelawn Cemetery. 

At 7.6 miles, you will pass the Riverview SDA Church. 

Stay on Parman Road until it ends. Turn left onto 107-Cutoff (TN 351) and travel 2.1 miles. Turn right onto Sunnydale Road. After 1 mile, the road will fork—stay left. When you have gone 4.4 miles on Sunnydale Road, turn right onto Greene Mountain Road (there is a big stone Freewill Baptist Church on the corner). 

Go 0.8 miles before turning left on Camp Joshua Lane. Go 0.3 miles and follow the signs to the camp. The camp lodge is the first large building on the right, set back from the main road. 

Denis Fortin
Denis Fortin

Professor of Theology Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University