Welcome to The Union Gospel Mission

Chattanooga Outreach Inc.


PO Box 983

Chattanooga TN 37401


124 Signal Hills DR

Chattanooga TN 37405


What is it?

 Every year, the Union Gospel Mission hosts our Community Thanksgiving Dinner!  We provide a traditional Thanksgiving meal to anyone who wants to join us.

We will serve approximately 300+ dinners that include Turkey, Dressing, Gravy, Green Beans, Sweet Potato Casserole, Cranberry Sauce, Roll, Drink, and Dessert!  This gives us an awesome opportunity to share God's love in a physical and real way.

How Can You Help?

We are always looking for help with these kinds of events!

  • Pray!
    • Pray that God will be honored and that we might be able to help those in need! 
  • Volunteer! 
    • Would you like to come and help us serve this meal?
  • Donate!
    • Can you donate a frozen turkey or some cans of green beans or maybe some other item from our menu?
    • Do you have some personal hygiene items, blankets, coats, hats, or warm clothes; that you would like to donate for us to give away?
    • Can you partner with us financially, to help offset the cost of these dinners?  You can provide:
      • 5 meals = $14.15
      • 10 meals = $23.80
      • 25 meals = $59.50
      • 50 meals = $141.50
      • 100 meals = $238.00

If you would like more info please contact us by phone 423-752-4998 or by email mail@theuniongospelmission.org.


This year we will be holding our Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner in a NEW location!   Join us at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center -  200 E M L King Blvd, Chattanooga, TN 37403 


The Union Gospel Mission is a men's faith-based, residential,  program that helps individuals with life-controlling issues find their purpose in life through a personal relationship with Christ. 

UGM started in 1950 and has been serving the homeless community in Chattanooga and the Tri-State area for over 65 years providing over 2 million meals, 1 million shelter sleep nights, and over 1 million hours of community service. 

Our  focus is : 

Meeting Needs, Making Change and Magnifying Christ!                                                                                                    

The Union Gospel Mission (Chattanooga Outreach, Inc) is an IRS approved 501(c)3 organization. 

Admission Information


Click on a file to download.

Completed application can be:                                                                     

  • Emailed to mail@theuniongospelmission.org                                              
  • Delivered or mailed to the UGM Office.  
  • Left at the Day Center of the Chattanooga Community Kitchen.

Personal Interview will be scheduled once completed application is received.

G.R.A.C.E. Discipleship Handbook (pdf)




Aftercare/Boarder Handbook (pdf)