Associate Member Benefits

In addition to the benefits listed below, associate members are entitled to vote in the annual business meeting, generally held in conjunction with the annual convention. As an associate member, you will enjoy these benefits:

News and Information Publications

  • Rescue: Bimonthly industry-wide magazine covering all aspects of programming and operations
  • Street Smart: Biweekly news from inside and outside of AGRM, statistics, innovative ideas, and employment opportunities

Educational and Training Programs

  • City Mission World Association Conference*: An international partnership and fact-finding event held every four years
  • Annual Convention*: Inspiring event-of-the-year with scores of seminars and an exhibit hall, geared for everyone in rescue mission ministry
  • District Gatherings*: Multiple educational and fellowship events held on the local level across nine regional territories        
  • Watchdog Webinars: Monthly online training that calls quick attention to the newest ideas and theories in leadership and ministry
  • CDs and DVDs*: Through Piper Media, a host of outstanding seminars and general sessions from AGRM conventions

Online Services

  • Directory of Missions: An up-to-date listing of member missions, including contact information, CEO names, locator maps, and much more
  • Business Member Directory: Quick connection to ministry partners in the business world who offer relevant products and services
  • William L. Wooley Online Library: Historic AGRM documents and photos, plus essential reading for those in the rescue ministry culture
  • Industry Links: Connections to dozens of companies, service agencies, and other ministries that understand and can assist members
  • Job Opportunities*: Public webpage for members to post job descriptions, and public page for individuals to post résumés
  • Corner Store*: E-commerce connection to books, special reports, apparel, program registration, and discounted products 
  • To learn more about AGRM's website and available resources view/download our 
    Website How-To Guide

Documents and Data

  • White Papers: Regularly released positional and how-to documents presenting a Christian response to social concerns
  • Surveys: Annual industry snapshot of member ministry, plus tabulated info about salaries, trends, services, felt needs, and more

Contract Services

  • Retirement: 403(b) retirement plan for members through Envoy Financial that features no-load mutual funds and declining charges based on group volume
  • ECFA: Direct connection from AGRM members-only website to AGRM-specific library and resources on ECFA’s website


* There is an additional cost beyond membership, but at a significant member discount, for this service.

Click here to apply, download the associate membership brochure, or email us.