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WHY WE'RE HERE

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Our Mission

The mission of Step uP Chattanooga is to see lives changed through reconciliation and break cycles of poverty. By teaching the underemployed Biblical principles in work and finances, we help men and women discover their God-given purpose in work and life. 

Our Core Values

God’s Image Bearers

We are all made in the image of God, and because of this, we are all inherently valuable. Psalm 139

Relationships

We invest in our community, committed to long-term relationships with individuals, businesses, and churches with a goal of experiencing reconciliation and in that standing together in unity.
1 Corinthians 1:10; Hebrew10:24-25; 1 Corinthians 12:25

Dignity of Work

God designed us to work and to find dignity through it, utilizing our God-given gifts. Colossians 3:23

God’s Word

We believe that the Bible informs who Jesus is and who we are in relation to Him, this guiding all that we do. Colossians 3:16

Biblical Justice

We believe the standard for justice is the one set out by Jesus Himself because He is perfect and holy. Ecclesiastes 3:17

Prayer

Our foundation is built on prayer in Jesus’ name, relying on His direction. Philippians 4:6

Excellence

We seek to honor the Name of Jesus in all we do, and to give Him the glory. Phillipians 4:8

Our Vision

Our vision is to influence significant community change by engaging churches and local organizations to network with Step uP and our clients and provide community resources, job training, recovery programs, and resources that provide the life-changing impact that comes through a relationship with Jesus Christ.

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Our Impact

Since our inception, we have provided X individuals with classes, resources, and education in our community.