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Aged Ministers Assistance

Aged Ministers AssistanceAged Ministers Assistance helps provide the daily needs of food, housing, and medicine for aged or disabled ministers and their spouses who have substandard incomes. It functions as an emergency fund designed to help provide the daily needs of food, medicine, and housing for aged ministers with substandard incomes.

It also helps with insurmountable medical bills or other unusual expenses not covered by Medicare and/or supplemental medical insurance. Last year, AMA supporters helped almost 300 retired or disabled ministers and their spouses or widows. Through the AMA fund, over $800 thousand dollars were given to meet their needs through monthly support and emergency responses.

The number of ministers and their widows needing assistance continues to grow. As compassionate individuals and churches continue to give, these “pioneers of the faith” will receive the assistance they need and deserve.

It is underwritten solely by contributions from concerned churches and individuals.

The Scriptures admonish us to care for our aged ministers: "The elders who direct the affairs of the church are well worthy of double honor, especially those whose work is preaching and teaching" (1 Timothy 5:17, NIV). Shouldn’t that support continue after they have finished their years of ministry?

Funds disbursed through Aged Ministers Assistance are designated contributions to the AMA fund from individuals and churches. The amount of assistance given is regulated by the amount of contributions received and by policy adopted by the Executive Presbytery.

Assemblies of God ministers have served faithfully and sacrificially to build our Fellowship. Yet many made so little during their ministries that today, in retirement, they need our help to meet their daily needs.

Your gifts to AMA make possible monthly checks, medical assistance, and other funds necessary to live.

The growth of the Assemblies of God today can be attributed directly to the commitment, dedication, and determination of these Spirit-filled pioneer preachers. They gave so much for so long for so little. Giving to these worthy pioneers through AMA is a privilege and an opportunity to "do good" to this segment of our family.

"Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers" (Galatians 6:10).

How you can help

Through AGBA, you can help a retired minister or missionary as a show of appreciation for their years of faithful service to the Kingdom by:

Aged Ministers Assistance Giving Opportunites

To donate much-needed funds that will help this ministry, just follow the Donate Online Now links below and give online using your debit or credit card, or you can call toll-free 1-877-840-4800 Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 4 PM Central Time.

Number Account Name & Description We Accept
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American ExpressWe accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American ExpressWe accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American ExpressWe accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express
Aid to retired ministers, spouses and widows
Donate Online Now
Lasting Legacy*
Donate Online Now

* Lasting Legacy denotes funds where principle will never be used — only the interest earned by the funds will go to the ministry, creating a source of income that will last indefinitely.