Temple Baptist Church is an Independent Baptist church. Temple was organized on April 22, 1973 at the Anderson County Fair Grounds and conducted services there for the first five months. The property on Standridge Road was purchased in the fall of 1973 and the first of six building phases began.
The Lord has blessed through the years. In July of 2000, the multi-purpose building housing our gym and child care facility was dedicated. In August of 2005, the 1,200 seat worship center was dedicated. In October of 2006, the eight acres and building joining our property were purchased to allow for future growth. And in April of 2010, the 6,000 square foot children's center, Turbo Town, was dedicated with 15 puppet ports and four levels.