Gift of Bibles
Our Bibles in the men’s chapel had very small print and we’re difficult to read. One of our faithful volunteers was researching large print Bibles for us. She decided to buy new large print Bibles for the chapel. We are so grateful for this gift of the Word of God.
Special Christmas Service
The Concord Baptist choir came to the mission last Wednesday. They gave a special Christmas concert along with a devotional. Both men and women’s shelters were full that evening.
Bunch of Turkeys
Terry from Silverdale Baptist Church came by to help deliver 60 turkeys from Silverdale for our Thanksgiving meal!
Preparations for Thanksgiving Day are continuing at the mission. Kenny volunteered for an entire day to help Stan scrub and finish the floor in the dining room.
Spreading the Word
The bilingual Thanksgiving Day flyer is complete! We would appreciate any help distributing the flyer in the community during the week before and the week of Thanksgiving. If you would like to help distribute fliers, please contact us through our website or Facebook page. Thank you!
Meal delivery to the Chatt Inn
We are grateful for a long-standing relationship with the Chatt Inn. The Mission is going to be providing meals through the carry-out arm of the Thanksgiving Day outreach. We will be delivering 130 meals to their location on 23rd Street on Thanksgiving Day.
You probably remember that Samuel was our kitchen manager and head of maintenance. He now works full-time in another maintenance position. He still comes in once a week to handle maintenance items for the mission. We are very grateful for his dedication and for blessing us with his skills. It’s…
Volunteers Helping with Clothes
Volunteers were in the gym re-organizing our clothes donation system. We give clothing to the homeless every night in the shelter. This time of year we receive many donations from people throughout Chattnooga.
Celebrating Veterans Day
I stood behind a Vietnam veteran when I was waiting in line to vote on Tuesday. It was a living reminder of how our veterans fought to keep our country free so we can have the opportunity to vote. A suggested goal for today would be to thank one veteran…
Turkeys on the Move
This is getting exciting! Rosa is moving the turkeys over to the cooler to thaw. It is the first stage in preparing them for Thanksgiving Day. We plan to cook 66 turkeys for this year's dinner.