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Church Partnerships

Area churches can partner with Step uP Chattanooga and host Faith & Finances classes on their campus.


One Step up Chattanooga Partner, Hickory Valley Christian Church, has provided great assistance:

They host Step uP Board Meetings

They are the meeting place for most of our classes

The church has provided transportation, childcare, allies, and food

Step uP Board member, Don Hopkins, is an elder at Hickory Valley, and has advertised our Ally training, inviting the whole church. This resulting in a dynamic group representation - the Youth Pastor, two missionaries, allies for our class, and community partnerships

A huge thank you also to St. Elmo, and Brainerd Baptist Church for opening their doors and partnering with us.

Contact us to learn more about how your church can partner with us.

Oaks Coffee Shop: Great coffee may get us into a cafe, but great people keep us coming back! Our community is filled with individuals and teams that are making a huge difference in Greater Chattanooga. Lives are changing because of their hard work! OCS joyfully gives 100% of our profits to join their efforts.

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Community Partnerships

Rapha is a Diaconate-led ministry of First Presbyterian Church of Chattanooga that seeks to build relationships with neighbors in need. While conventional mercy ministry relies on financial handouts, Rapha invites neighbors in need into healing relationships with a loving church family.

Kingdom Partners. (You can view their website here.)


Silverdale Detention Center, partnered with Step uP Chattanooga (pre-Covid) to establish Work-Life Classes and participated in an onsite Step uP sponsored event for re-entry inmates. They also provided certification training for Step-uP volunteers.

Step uP Chattanooga plans to resume classes onsite.

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