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Ministry Spotlight

International Board of Jewish Missions

God is at work through the ministry of the International Board of Jewish Missions. IBJM was founded in 1949 by Dr. Jacob Gartenhaus.
Brought up in an Orthodox Jewish home in Austria, Gartenhaus moved to New York City in his early twenties where he trusted Jesus as Messiah and Savior after reading Isaiah 53.
Persecuted and beaten by friends and forsaken by his family, the young Jacob was led by God to become an ambassador to his own people, establishing the IBJM ministry.
Built on the biblical command and priority for Jewish evangelism found in Scripture, the vision of Dr. Gartenhaus was two-fold.
First, he desired to assist and equip existing local churches in fulfilling the Great Commission, by reaching both Jewish and Gentile people with the gospel. Secondly, his heartbeat was to see new local churches established in and near to Jewish communities.
Today, IBJM world headquarters are in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The ministry has grown over the years with workers now in many U.S. cities and in 18 countries across the globe.

Short Term mission trips to NYC, Boston and other US cities with large Jewish
Missions trips to the Holy Land
Passover (Seder) demonstrations for your church
Evangelism training for your church or organization
French language immersion program

Visit the Everlasting Nation Museum, where you can journey back in time to the Holy Land. Take a virtual tour here:

Learn more at

Last Month's Ministry Spotlight

CHATT Foundation (formerly known as the Chattanooga Community Kitchen)

This November, we see God at work at the Chatt Foundation. Their mission is to meet the most basic needs of hungry, homeless and vulnerable people in our community while offering a clear path to self-sufficiency.

Forty years ago, they started as the Chattanooga Community Kitchen, and they fed the hungry each year by the hundreds of thousands.Over that time, they have added other services for the homeless, such as the following:

  • overnight shelters
  • a clothing closet where participants can get a weekly change of clothes
  • job training services
  • medical care, mental health counseling, case management
  • laundry, showers, and bathrooms
  • transitional housing and housing assistance


Would you like to volunteer? You can get involved by

A. Donating to the Moody Radio Thanksgiving Food Drive on Tuesday Nov 21.

B. Volunteering as a shelter attendant, helping out at the clothing closet, or serving in the kitchen.

Click here for more opportunities!