Association of Gospel Rescue Missions

Association of Gospel Rescue Missions

The Association of Gospel Rescue Missions (AGRM) represents 300 rescue missions and other ministries that minister to homeless and poor people in the inner cities of the United States and Canada. It is part of the City Mission movement. The Association of Gospel Rescue Missions was originally founded as the "International Union of Gospel Missions." The name was changed in 2000.

Since 1913 AGRM member ministries have offered emergency food and shelter, youth and family services, prison and jail outreach, rehabilitation and specialized programs for the mentally ill, the elderly, the urban poor and street youth. Its member rescue missions provide nearly 40 million meals & over 14 million nights of lodging to the needy each year. They are staffed by over 11,000 full-time workers and over 400,000 volunteers. If annual cash contributions to all member missions were combined, the Association would be among the ten largest nonprofit organizations in the United States.

External links

* [http://www.agrm.org/ Association of Gospel Rescue Missions]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Lima Rescue Mission — The Lima Rescue Mission is a city mission located in Lima, Ohio. Founded on November 1, 1906 by Adam Welty, [http://www.limamission.org/who.php?id=2 Lima Rescue Mission: Who We Are] ] the mission, which is funded completely by donations, provides …   Wikipedia

  • World Gospel Mission — The World Gospel Mission (WGM) is an interdenominational Christian holiness missionary agency headquartered in Marion, Indiana, United States. From its inception, WGM has been aligned with the Wesleyan Holiness tradition of Protestantism. It was… …   Wikipedia

  • Timeline of Christian missions — This timeline of Christian missions chronicles the global expansion of Christianity through a sampling of missionary outreach events. A more general timeline of Christianity and History of Christianity is also available. Apostolic Age Earliest… …   Wikipedia

  • AGRM — Association of Gospel Rescue Missions (Community » Non Profit Organizations) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • City Mission — The City Mission movement started in Glasgow in January 1826 when David Nasmith, founded the Glasgow City Mission (Scotland).[1] It was an interdenominational agency working alongside churches and other Christian agencies to provide for the… …   Wikipedia

  • David Nasmith — (March 1799 25 December 1839) founded The City Mission Movement in the UK, the US and in Europe. Contents 1 Biography 2 …   Wikipedia

  • City Vision College — Seal of City Vision College Latin: Urbs Visum Contraho Motto Equipping Leaders for Urban Ministry Established 1998 …   Wikipedia

  • Maria McAuley — (1847, US 19 September 1919), along with her husband Jerry, founded the McAuley Water St Mission in New York City. Self described as river thief and fallen woman , respectively, Jerry and Maria McAuleys Mission became America s first rescue… …   Wikipedia

  • Mission Australia — is a provider of family and community services throughout Australia. The organisation has at least 3200 staff, 1,000 volunteers and 300 services in every state and territory of Australia, and is one of the largest community organisations in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Sunday Breakfast Mission — Sunday Breakfast Mission, in Wilmington, Delaware, was established in 1893 to provide homeless men with a meal and a place to worship on Sunday. Shortly after, homeless men were able to seek overnight shelter there.Sunday Breakfast Mission is… …   Wikipedia


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»