Thursday – Annie Armstrong Offering for North America

Annie Armstrong Easter Offering® (AAEO) Fast Facts

The reason we give to AAEO: 
To help our missionary force reach for Christ an estimated 259 million lost people in the United States and Canada; that is three of four people.

AAEO national goal for 2012: 
$70 million

Amount given to AAEO in 2011: 
Year-end figures totalled more than $56 million

Amount of AAEO used to support missionaries and their work:
100%

Total 2010 NAMB budget: 
$126,000,000

Amount of NAMB budget that comes from Annie: 
46%

Amount of NAMB budget from Cooperative Program: 
36%

Year offering started by WMU: 
1895

Amount given in 1895:
$5,000 +

Year offering named for Annie Armstrong:
1934

What do AAEO-supported missionaries do?

  • Start new churches
  • Engage in student evangelism on college campuses
  • Serve the physical and spiritual needs of people through inner-city Baptist centers
  • Serve in local Baptist associations as church planting catalysts
  • Provide training and ministry in apologetics (interfaith witness) evangelism
  • Minister in resort settings such as campgrounds and ski areas