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Appalachian Regional Ministry (A.R.M.)

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Appalachian Regional Ministry (A.R.M.)

Appalachian Regional Ministry is a Cooperative Program ministry of eleven Southern Baptist State Conventions in the ARM region in partnership with the North American Mission Board and the Woman's Missionary Union.

Purpose:
Appalachian Regional Ministry is an intentional missions response to the spiritual and physical needs of persons living in the Appalachian region to mobilize Southern Baptists and their resources to provide ministries, to evangelize the lost, to assist existing churches and to start new churches in the multi-state region of Appalachia.

Vision:
To accelerate missions and to strengthen and establish Southern Baptist work in Appalachia. Appalachian Regional Ministry will come along side existing state convention and associational strategies and processes to resource and accelerate missions development, church growth, and the coordinated mobilization of missions volunteers. The ministry's action plan is to cooperate with associations and churches in identifying mission needs and opportunities, and to solicit volunteer requests for local and national promotion.

Objective:
The objectives of the ministry are to meet needs, share Christ, and start new churches among all people of the ten state region.

Regional Make-Up:
The Appalachian Regional Ministry region includes parts of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia which are tied together by certain economic, political, and sociological factors, and missions strategies.

To learn more about mission opportunities with A.R.M. visit them here.