Project AGAPE, a ministry to Armenia and to some of our most desperate Christian brothers and sisters, is a collaborative effort of the North Carolina and the Western North Carolina Conferences of The United Methodist Church in a joint effort with the Armenian Apostolic Church.
AGAPE = American Greater Armenian Partnership Efforts
Project AGAPE brings hope to vulnerable children.
The Mission Response Center receives and distributes humanitarian aid items, serves as a depot center for UMCOR, and offers staging for Disaster Response. The MRC also offers space to for Project AGAPE Christmas boxes and other supplies for Armenia.
Needed: Volunteer groups or individuals wishing to help sort mission materials.
When: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays and 3rd Saturdays of each month.
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Click here to open the MRC Volunteer Sign-up Form.
- Bulletin Insert
- Fact Sheet
- 8.5x14 Brochure
- Ways to help
- VBS Resources - Project Agape Chicken Project
- VBS Resources - Project Agape Cattle Project
- VBS Resources - Project Agape Children's Home
- VBS Resources - Project Agape Christmas Boxes
- 2019 Christmas Shoebox Information
- If you need more information on Project AGAPE or would like to schedule a program for your local church or small group please contact the Rev. Allan Van Meter, 336-403.6792.
Monetary gifts may be made on Project AGAPE Sunday and year-round through your local church or mailed to:
Please include “Project AGAPE” on the memo line.
Packing Instructions and Project AGAPE/UMCOR Drop-Off Locations
Monday, April 27 - Friday, May 1 - Churches are asked to drop off donated items to the most convenient designated place listed on the website.
Tuesday, May 5 - Donations will be picked up from the Conference Drop off sites and delivered to the Mission Response Center.
Fall 2020 Collection
Maylo UMC, 1900 Spenser Mountain Road, Gastonia (near Ranlo), 704.824.3529. Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Groce UMC, 954 Tunnel Road, Asheville, 828.298.7647. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m-5 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Salem UMC, 1206 Salem Church Road, Morganton, 828.433.6600, Tuesday and Friday,11a.m.- 6 p.m.
First UMC, 309 Church Street NW, Lenoir, 828.754.4922. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m-4 p.m. (For other times call to arrange.)
First UMC, 340 Hawthorne Road, Elkin, 336.835.2323. Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Clemmons UMC, 3700 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, 336.766.6375. Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Hinshaw UMC, 4501 West Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, 336.299.6330. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Wednesday 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.Use the back covered entrance near the mail box. Please contact Jim Waynick, 336.273.7547 before bringing the items to the church.
Memorial UMC, 101 Randolph Street, Thomasville, 336.472.7718. Monday-Thursday 8 a.m-3 p.m.
First UMC, 110 West Church Street (NC Hwy 152 West), China Grove, 704.857.9713. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Use the covered side entrance at the parking lot. Contact Person: Wanda Watts, 704.467.3235 or 704.857.3623.
Providence UMC, 2810 Providence Road Charlotte, NC 28211. 704-366-2823. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Contact: Chris Litaker - email@example.com, 704-365-6800.
Western NC Conference Center, 13924 Professional Center Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078, 2nd Floor 704.535.2260. Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Contact Carol Bateman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 704-714-2339.
Mission Response Center, 8973 Greenwood Rd, Terrell, NC. 828.478.2106. Monday - Friday, 10 am - 3 pm. (Contact Brian Mateer ahead to ensure someone is there to receive the donated items.)