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Missions & Outreach

We believe it is vital to offer help, hope, and healing in Christ to all.

We offer help by feeding the hungry, hope by proclaiming the gospel, and healing by connecting with others in our community.
By 2025 our congregation intends to distribute 350,000 meals, celebrate 120 professions of faith, and connect 600 individuals into faith groups.



Christ calls us to share God’s love with the world. We do so by offering our time, talents, and resources.


We believe it is our duty as followers of Christ to join God’s work in our community and our region.

Making Disciples of All Nations

Christ compels us to “go and make disciples of all the nations.” Thus, we desire to make a tangible and significant difference for the Kingdom of Christ in the world — whether across the street or across the ocean. That’s why you’ll find every age group at Hixson UMC involved in missions. Many of our groups are engaged in local mission projects throughout the year; and we commision teams to serve internationally — offering help, hope, and healing through Jesus Christ. Through our resources, we also provide regular support to the missionaries and ministries listed below:

Kevin and Jessica (Southeast Asia)
Mark & Helen G. (East Asia)

Putting Our Faith into Action

W e are called to extend the love, grace, and hope of Jesus to a lost and dying world. It can begin across the street, across the hall, or on the sidelines. Throughout the year, you will find many opportunities to serve our region. In addition to the many ministries supported by our Sunday Schools, below are some of the outreach programs supported by the offering of our time, talents, and resources: 

Regional Ministries:
Fuel for School – Sack Packs for local K-12 Students
Rise Against Hunger
Mustard Tree Ministries
Community Kitchen
United Way Network – Chattanooga
The Bethlehem Center
Volunteers in Medicine
Upward Basketball
Holston Home for Children (Knoxville)
Red Bird Mission (Kentucky)