PROCEEDS SUPPORT THREE MISSION EFFORTS :
Disaster Relief , Local & Global Missions
Our AGAPE Gift Market team is busy planning for our 2023 market and all vendor spaces have been filled!
We want to thank you for your support of the AGAPE Gift Market and mini markets in November/December. Whether you purchased items, donated items, helped create items for us to sell, made lefse, assembled food items or volunteered your time-we are most grateful!
The market was a great success! In total, we had net profits of over $26,400 to donate out to support Disaster Relief, Local & Global Mission efforts. There was also additional ministry impact of almost $7,400 which supported Dorcas Circle mission efforts, Quilters ministry, Seeds of Hope University fund, Resurrection Lutheran Church (El Salvador building project), Trinity Preschool, Bricks to Bread, Interfaith Outreach, Salem Lutheran Church – Mpls (partner church), Peruvian orphanage, and Opportunity International Colombia project. The disbursement of the $26,400 net profits supported the following:
AGAPE Market Impact 2006-2022– Total Funds Distributed $240,666
Local: $81,889 Global: $76,877 Disaster Relief $37,433 Other Ministries $44,468
2006-2011 Markets featured product from Ten Thousand Villages, benefitting global artisans
2012 Market was Mission Festival including visit from San Pablo church leaders (Argentina)
2013 Market was focused on El Salvador mission efforts– Resurrection Church build, Seeds of Hope, San Pablo (sister church)
2014 Market was first Market with same format as today, with 2020 Market curtailed due to Covid-19