Our church is located in the city of Franklin, Indiana, which is roughly 25 miles south of Indianapolis and 21 miles north of Columbus. We are very easy to find. If you are looking for a church to visit while you are traveling through the state, our church might be a convenient stop for you, as we are located right off of US-31 and only a few minutes from the Franklin I-65 exit (#90). Just below is a map showing our vicinity within the city of Franklin. Further below we have provided detailed instructions on how to find us from just about any direction.

Church map

This is what our main church building looks like from US-31:

New Life Baptist Church

If you should need further assistance in finding us, please either send us email or call the church office at (317) 738-4643. We will be happy to help you find the best possible route to us. We very much look forward to your visit!


From Columbus, Indiana (south)

1: Take US-31 N. to the south edge of Franklin (21 miles)
2: Church is on right side of road at intersection of US-31 and Nineveh Road.


From Martinsville, Indiana (west)

1: Start out going East on IN-44 by turning right. (20.7 miles)
2: Turn RIGHT onto IN-44/IN-144. (1.0 miles)
3: Turn RIGHT onto US-31 S. (0.6 miles)
4: Church is on left side of road at intersection of US-31 and Nineveh Road.


From Greenwood, Indiana (north)

1: Take US-31 S. (14.2 miles)
2: You will take US-31 all the way through Franklin.
3: Church is on left side of road at intersection of US-31 and Nineveh Road.


From Indianapolis, Indiana (north)

1: Take I-65 S out of the city. (20.3 miles)
2: Take the IN-44 exit, exit number 90, towards SHELBYVILLE/FRANKLIN.
3: Keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp.
4: Merge onto IN-44 W. (2.8 miles)
5: Turn LEFT onto US-31 S. (0.6 miles)
6: Church is on left side of road at intersection of US-31 and Nineveh Road.


From Fort Wayne (north)

1: Take I-69 S towards Indianapolis. (112.1 miles)
2: Take the I-465 S/I-465 W exit, exit number 0. (0.2 miles)
3: Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp. (0.9 miles)
4: Merge onto I-465 S. (16.0 miles)
5: Take the I-65 S exit, exit number 53B, towards LOUISVILLE. (0.3 miles)
6: Merge onto I-65 S. (16.2 miles)
7: Take the IN-44 exit, exit number 90, towards SHELBYVILLE/FRANKLIN.
8: Keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp.
9: Merge onto IN-44 W. (2.8 miles)
10: Turn LEFT onto US-31 S. (0.6 miles)
11: Church is on left side of road at intersection of US-31 and Nineveh Road.


From Shelbyville (east)

1: Take IN-44 west toward FRANKLIN. (16.5 miles)
2: Turn LEFT onto US-31 S. (0.6 miles)
3: Church is on left side of road at intersection of US-31 and Nineveh Road.


From Cincinnati, OH (southeast)

1: Take OH-562 W towards I-75. (1.7 miles)
2: Take the I-75 S exit on the left towards LEXINGTON. (0.4 miles)
3: Merge onto I-75 S. (3.1 miles)
4: Take the I-74 W/US-52 W/US-27 N exit, exit number 4, towards INDIANAPOLIS. (0.2 miles)
5: Merge onto I-74 W. (74.8 miles)
6: Take the IN-44 exit, exit number 116, towards SHELBYVILLE/RUSHVILLE.
7: Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp.
8: Turn LEFT onto IN-44. (19.0 miles)
9: Turn LEFT onto US-31 S. (0.6 miles)
10: Church is on left side of road at intersection of US-31 and Nineveh Road.


From Dayton, OH (northeast)

1: Take I-70 W towards INDIANAPOLIS. (100.1 miles)
2: Take the I-465 N/I-465 S exit, exit number 90. (0.2 miles)
3: Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp. (0.9 miles)
4: Merge onto I-465 S. (8.7 miles)
5: Take the I-65 S exit, exit number 53B, towards LOUISVILLE. (0.3 miles)
6: Merge onto I-65 S. (16.2 miles)
7: Take the IN-44 exit, exit number 90, towards SHELBYVILLE/FRANKLIN.
8: Keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp.
9: Merge onto IN-44 W. (2.8 miles)
10: Turn LEFT onto US-31 S. (0.6 miles)


From Louisville, KY (south)

1: Take I-65 N towards INDIANAPOLIS. (77.1 miles)
2: Take the US-31 N exit. (0.2 miles)
3: Merge onto US-31 N. (13.2 miles)
4: Church is on right side of road at intersection of US-31 and Nineveh Road.


From Chicago, IL (northwest)

1: Take I-65 S towards INDIANAPOLIS. (149.3 miles)
2: Take the exit, exit number 111, towards MICHIGAN ST./OHIO ST./FLETCHER AVE.. (0.2 miles)
3: Merge onto I-65 S. (22.5 miles)
4: Take the IN-44 exit, exit number 90, towards SHELBYVILLE/FRANKLIN.
5: Keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp.
6: Merge onto IN-44 W. (2.8 miles)
7: Turn LEFT onto US-31 S. (0.6 miles)
8: Church is on right side of road at intersection of US-31 and Nineveh Road.


From Urbana, IL (west)

1: Take I-74 E towards INDIANAPOLIS. (107.4 miles)
2: Take the I-74 E/I-465 S exit, exit number 73A. (0.4 miles)
3: Merge onto I-74 E. (15.4 miles)
4: Take the I-65 S exit, exit number 53B, towards LOUISVILLE. (0.4 miles)
5: Merge onto I-65 S. (15.9 miles)
6: Take the IN-44 exit, exit number 90, towards SHELBYVILLE/FRANKLIN.
7: Keep RIGHT at the fork in the ramp.
8: Merge onto IN-44 W. (2.8 miles)
9: Turn LEFT onto US-31 S. (0.6 miles)
10: Church is on right side of road at intersection of US-31 and Nineveh Road.