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Our Purpose

We are committed to compel Christians to a greater place of action for the 163 million orphans worldwide and to influence the world for Christ, one needy child at a time through God’s model of adoption. We are here to support, encourage, and assist financially those that have been called by God to either adopt or foster the many children that are in need.

How do we accomplish this?

1. Adoption

Adoption is our ultimate goal in caring for orphan children as it enables them to become a part of God’s perfect plan…a family. While many Christian families have the desire and resources to care for a child, initial costs keep many from following God’s call to adopt.

BBC has formed a committee of lay people to assist prospective families with the process of adoption by supporting, encouraging and providing financial assistance as needed through adoption grants.

    2. Foster care

    We want to raise awareness of the need and provide training and support for families interested in providing children in Chattanooga with a temporary home.

    3. Orphan care

    We want to expand our partnership with orphan ministries around the world. Here are some organizations to partner with on your journey:

    Bethany Christian Services
    Lifesong for Orphans

    Our Process

    Our goal is for children to be adopted into traditional Christian families. We determine the financial assistance to be given based upon the following criteria:

    • Leading of the Holy Spirit
    • Need of the child (special needs, older child, etc.)
    • Financial need of prospective adoptive parents
    • Referral and level of support from local church pastor/leadership
    • Availability of funds

    Getting Started

    Upon the completion of your home study, you are eligible to apply for adoption funding. Complete and submit an application using the contact information below.

    If you are interested in learning more about Orphan No More and how it may help you and your family, please contact Tammy Werner at (423) 499-8168 or marktammywerner14@epbfi.com.

    You can help

    If you would like to make a donation to the Orphan No More Fund you can do so in one of the following ways:

    1. Give online using a debit card, credit card or eCheck by clicking the button below.

    2. Mail a check for the Adoption Assistance Fund to:

    Brainerd Baptist Church
    P.O. Box 8159
    Chattanooga, TN 37414

    Staff Contact
    Katy Elkins