STEP = Strategies to Elevate People

In January of this year, I was nominated for and accepted a board member position with a non-profit ministry serving Richmond’s inner city called STEP (Strategies to Elevate People).  If you are interested in learning more about, serving with or giving to this deserving organization, check out their newsletter by click this link > STEP March Newsletter.

Here’s a little more info about STEP….


Mission Statement

Develop strategies to meet the needs of the urban poor in Richmond.

Vision Statement

Defeat poverty in the lives of our urban neighbors.

Our Goals:

Build vital relationships through effective Christian community and

Mobilize resources of the church to serve the poor in the City and

Empower organizations and ministries seeking to reach our urban neighbors in order to

Minister to the urban poor by sharing the love and hope of Christ

Our Core Values:

The Church

We serve as an arm of the Church, upholding its role in ministering to the needs of the poor (Eph. 4:11-12)

People

We believe that every person has a valued place in the Body of Christ (1 Cor. 12:12-15, Ps. 8:4)

Relationship

We are called to be in community with other believers to support God’s Kingdom work (Heb. 10:24-25)

Education

We enable others to be educated in order to produce opportunities and enable them to more effectively steward the gifts with which they have been entrusted (Prov. 23:12 & 24:3-4)

The Work

We enable others to work so that they can in turn give to others (Titus 6:17-19)

Thanks for reading and considering.

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