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Step uP Chattanooga

Working Towards a Brighter Future

People helping people find their God-given life purpose

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


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


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


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

Our Mission

The mission of Step uP Chattanooga is:

  • To see lives changed through reconciliation

  • To 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 Vision

Our vision is to influence significant community change by:

  • Engaging churches and local organizations to network with Step uP and our clients

  • Connecting with community resources, job training, recovery programs, and those which provide the life-changing impact that comes through a relationship with Jesus Christ

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