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.
Project AGAPE brings hope to vulnerable children.
- 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
The following are the dates that Project Agape will receive donations at your churches at the times specified on the conference website. Thank you for supporting the mission's ministry of the WNCC. Cecil Donahue, Board Member and Collections coordinator for Project Agape.
Spring 2019 -
Sunday, April 28 - Project AGAPE Sunday. April 29 - May 3 ( Mon. - Fri.) - Churches can drop off donations to these sites. On Tuesday, May 7 they will be picked up and taken to the MRC.
Fall 2019 -
September 22 - 27 (Mon. - Fri.) - Churches can drop off donations to these sites. On Tuesday, October 1 they will be picked up and taken to the MRC.
Maylo UMC, 1900 Spenser Mountain Road, Gastonia (near Ranlo), 704.824.3529. Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Central UMC, 410 Charles Street, Clyde, NC, 828.627.2287, Tuesday- Friday, 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. (For other times call Tina Stines at 828.627.2713 or Judy Carver at 828.627.6800.)
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. (Note: For the fall dates September 24-28 you need to get items to this site the week before due to a schedule conflict with the Clemmons Fall Bazaar. So please drop off items September 17 - 20 during the above times for this fall only.) (Note 2: The items will be picked up on Friday, September 21 by someone from the conference.)
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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: Brian Mateer.
Western NC Conference Memorial Center, 13924 Professional Center Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078, 2nd Floor 704.535.2260. Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Contact Carol Bateman.
Mission Response Center, 8973 Greenwood Rd, Terrell, NC. 828.478.2106. Monday - Friday, 10 am - 3 pm. (Call ahead to make sure Dwaine Morgan, MRC Director, is there to receive the donated items.)