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 on 3rd Saturdays and 4th Tuesdays.
9:00 am - 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm on 2nd Tuesdays.
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
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 - firstname.lastname@example.org, 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, email@example.com, 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.)