Core Values

Statement of Principle
 
  1. Smoky Mountain Pregnancy Care Center is a Christian outreach ministry.  As a Christian outreach ministry SMPCC, embodied in its volunteers, encourages presenting the gospel of Jesus Christ our Lord - both in word, whenever appropriate, and always in deed - to women and men facing pregnancies.  Commensurate with this purpose, those who labor as board members, paid staff, and volunteers are expected to know and serve Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord.
  2. SMPCC is committed to providing its clients with accurate information about both fetal development and abortion.
  3. SMPCC is committed to educate, encourage, and empower abortion vulnerable men and women to choose life and to carry their babies to term by providing emotional support, practical assistance, and referrals.
  4. SMPCC is committed to integrity in dealing with clients, earning their trust and providing promised information and services.  SMPCC denounces any form of deception in its corporate advertising and during individual conversations with clients.
  5. SMPCC does not discriminate in providing services because of race, creed, gender, national origin, age, or marital status of its clients.
  6. SMPCC does not recommend, provide, or refer for abortion or abortifacients.
  7. SMPCC offers all services free of charge.
  8. SMPCC does not recommend, provide, or refer for contraceptives or birth control methods.
  9. SMPCC recognizes the validity of adoption as one alternative to abortion, but is not biased toward adoptions when compared to other life-saving alternatives.  SMPCC is independent of adoption agencies, relating to them in the same manner as to other helpful referral sources.  SMPCC receives no payment of any kind from these agencies, does not enter into contractual relationships with them, and does not share combined office spaces.  Adoption agencies are not established under the auspices of the center.  SMPCC neither initiates nor facilitates indpendent adoptions, though they may refer for independent adoptions in states where it is legal.
  10. SMPCC is committed to personally upholding the Biblical standard of abstinence before marriage and remain faithful during marriage and that marriage is between one male and one female.