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Welcome to Utica, Inc. Our goal is the construction of a Youth Center on the Utica Mill Village. We will offer programs that enrich lives and promote Christian values.


Our Mission

In order to create a bridge for sharing the Gospel, Utica, Inc. Youth Center will seek to be God's family to the youth and families of the Utica Community.

We dedicate ourselves to the Worship of God, the education of the Youth of the community, and to the service of the Utica community.  We go on record as pledging ourselves anew to the service of God and his people.  We accept the entire community as our field of mission and we pledge ourselves in cooperation with every community organization, Church, and effort seeking human betterment and the establishment of the Kingdom of God.

Programs Offered


Academic assistance so that students improve grades and stay “on task” for educational goals.


Promote Christian values unto daily activities and situations.

Bible Study

Present God’s Word in a manner that sparks interest, encourages self-study, and proves relevance for daily living.


Organization of a choir with accompanying music and dance.

Other Programs

Crafts, Cooking, Finance, Recreation, Life Skills, Adult Programs.

Our Progress



Phase 1 Goal



4 easy steps to get donations out the door and change lives.

Create Event

Organize an event through Utica, Inc. and collect participants all around the town.


Promote your event across all your social media.


Raise money by using your own creativity and ingenuity.


Encourage your community to keep working towards our goals.

Meet the Board of Directors

From left to right: Jeff Leeper, Secretary; Cheryl Crenshaw, President;
Cindy Kalchthaler, Treasurer; Angie Dixon, Vice President

How you can help?

  • Donate Funds
  • Volunteer your Talents:

    – Teachers and helpers as programs are added
    – Help with ideas to support programs
    – Provide administrative support

  • Participate on a Committee
  • Host a Fundraiser
  • Pray daily for the project and the Utica Community
  • Schedule a presentation at your church or civic organization
  • Donate your car or truck
  • Include UTICA, Inc. in your life estate
  • Call 864-556-7105

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