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Our Board

Mission Statement:

The Board of Directors and staff of Chattanooga Church Ministries, Inc. espouse as our primary goals to strive to lessen the poverty and despair among the homeless in the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee and to restore dignity and self-reliance to those we serve. The Community Kitchen is sponsored and supported by Chattanooga Church Ministries, Inc., an organization of churches in the greater Chattanooga area, the ministry and mission of which is to serve the physical, social and spiritual needs of the homeless and less fortunate without expectation of recompense, but out of love and compassion for mankind. We hope to accomplish these goals by operating a feeding program open to all; by identifying specific needs of the men, women and children we serve; by developing or supporting existing programs which address these needs within the limits of available resources; by acting as advocates for those we serve; and by actively soliciting church and community support for our programs while at the same time coordinating our activities with other programs serving the homeless.

Board Description:

The Board of Chattanooga Church Ministries, Inc., dba/ The Chattanooga Community Kitchen, is rather unique.  As part of our faith based heritage, and because of the founding churches’ intent to make the Kitchen an arm of the church (not a replacement for it), our Board is comprised of churches and organizations (not individuals).  In order to allow for meetings and quorums, the churches and organizations appoint individuals to represent them at the Board meetings.  A Board Executive Committee meets monthly, followed by quarterly full Board meetings.  The Board has the responsibility of steering the ministry and mission of the Community Kitchen and ensuring that all decisions and actions of the organization are appropriate.

We are always interested in expanding our ministry by welcoming new additions to our Board.  If your church or organization would like to join the Community Kitchen Board, please inquire with our business office at (423) 756-4222.

Board Churches and Member Organizations:

Anglican Church of the Redeemer http://redeemerchattanooga.org/

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church http://www.annunciationgreek.org/

Ashland Terrace Christian Church http://www.atcchurch.com/

Christ Church Episcopal http://christchurch.etdiocese.net/

Church of the Good Shepherd http://www.gslookout.com/

Church of the Nativity http://nativity.dioet.org/

Cross Connection Church https://www.facebook.com/crossconnectionchurch

First Baptist Church – Golden Gateway http://www.fbcchattanooga.org/

First Centenary United Methodist Church http://www.firstcentenary.com/

First Christian Church http://www.firstchristian-chat.com/

Grace Episcopal Church http://www.saygrace.net/site/index.php

Hixson United Methodist http://www.hixsonumc.org/

Miracle Missionary Baptist Church – (423) 622-8686

New Hope Presbyterian Church http://www.newhopechattanooga.org/

New United Missionary Baptist Church http://www.newunited.org/

Orchard Knob Baptist Church http://www.orchardknob.org/

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church http://olph.us/

Red Bank Baptist Church http://www.redbankbaptist.org/

Rivermont Presbyterian Church http://www.rivermontpc.org/

Saint Jude Catholic Church http://www.stjudechattanooga.org/

Saint Mark’s United Methodist Church http://www.stmarkschattanooga.com

Saint Martin’s Episcopal Church http://www.stmartinsec.org/

Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church http://stpaulschatt.homestead.com/

Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church http://www.stpeters.org/

Saint Stephen’s Catholic Church http://ststephenchatt.org/

Saint Thaddaeus Episcopal Church http://www.stthaddeus.org/

Saint Timothy’s Episcopal Church http://www.sttimsignal.com/

Sathya Sai-Baba Center https://sites.google.com/site/chasaicenter/

Second Presbyterian Church http://www.secondpreschattanooga.org/

Thankful Memorial Episcopal Church http://thankfulmemorial.etdiocese.net/

The Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul http://www.stspeterandpaulbasilica.com/

The Samaritan Center http://www.thesamaritancenter.net/

White Oak Baptist Church http://www.whiteoakbaptist.org/

Members at Large: 

Ms. Julie Buhrman

Mr. James Fry

Ms. Joanna Holland

Mr. Everett Kerr

Mr. Jay Moore

Mr. William Wilkerson

Mr. Geoff Young