Woodland Park Baptist Approves Allowing Tennessee Temple To Use Portion Of Property

Thursday, May 01, 2014

A majority of members of Woodland Park Baptist Church have voted to proceed with a plan for Tennessee Temple University to move to its spacious campus on Standifer Gap Road.

Temple has sold a portion of its longtime campus in Highland Park.

Students will initially use some of the church facilities, but a plan is in place to build academic facilities, dorms and athletic fields. 


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