Associate Member Benefits

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.