Helping the homeless — Union Gospel Mission. Meeting needs, making change, magnifying Christ.
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We are grateful for any support you might extend to this Christian work of mercy. You can make a donation online, or mail a check to us at:
The Union Gospel Mission
P.O. Box 983
Chattanooga, TN 37401
124 Signal Hills Drive
Chattanooga, TN 37405
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The Union Gospel Mission is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
Four years after the close of World War II, the sermons of Lee Roberson boomed out in a room at a skid row boarding house in Chattanooga. Dr. Roberson of Highland Park Baptist Church preached the good news to the commonest people. Union Gospel Mission grew out of Christian labors among these men and opened its doors in February 1950. [...Read more]
Who runs the mission?
Our mission is overseen by Jon Rector, right. He has been the executive director since 2003. Prior to that Jon spent 3 years as chaplain with the Chattanooga Rescue Mission.
The other paid staffer is Wayne Hammel, our program director. Wayne handles the Bible study program (GRACE discipleship program) and chapel schedule. He began his involvement with Union Gospel Mission in 2000 as a volunteer.
Bro. Jon and Bro. Wayne share the preaching responsibilities for Sunday morning, Sunday evening and Wednesday evening church services.
Who is Jesus Christ, and why we care
The Lord Jesus Christ as presented in the gospels of the Old and New Testament is the central figure in human history, and makes startling claims upon every soul. […Read more]