FAQs about the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering®

Here are Frequently Asked Questions about the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions®:

What is the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering®?

The offering was started in 1895 by Woman’s Missionary Union® to benefit the work of the Home Mission Board (now North American Mission Board). In 1934, it was named in honor of Annie Armstrong, a bold missions advocate and WMU’s first national executive leader.

What are this year’s theme, scripture verse and national offering goal?

The 2018 theme is “On Mission: Here and Now.” The Scripture verse is “We must not love with words or speech, but with truth and action.” 1 John 3:18 (HSB) The national offering goal is $70 million.

How are the gifts used?

Every dollar given goes to train and resource more than 5,000 missionaries involved in church planting and compassion ministries who share the life-transforming gospel of Jesus Christ across the United States, Canada and their territories.

Amount of NAMB budget provided by the Cooperative Program:
38 percent

Amount of NAMB budget provided by the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering®:
49 percent

This information was taken from the Annie Armstrong website. Read more