Mission / Ministry Objectives

Our Mission Statement
  • Agape Christian Ministries, Inc. is a Christ-centered, non-denominational organization.

  • Our purpose is to provide opportunities for people to experience the abundant life in Jesus Christ (John 10:10).

  • These opportunities include: retreats for men, women, marriage enrichment, pastoral, and youth as well as providing the facilities for self-directed retreats.

  • It is also our desire to serve local churches and communities as an extension of their activities.

Mission Objectives
  • To challenge people to develop a meaningful relationship with Christ and each other

  • To challenge people to see themselves as God sees them; no more and no less

  • To challenge individuals to deepen their faith

  • to make available to the local church and community the use of the facilities of Agape Wilderness Retrreat

Our Ministry Team

Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ

Brad Rumer
- 13+ years ministry experience as a Youth Pastor, Children's Minister, Worship Leader
- Graduate of Boyce Bible College - SBTS

• Peggy Rumer
- Worship leader, Women's Ministry Leader, Bible Study Leader, Teacher, & Gourmet Cook


Mark Smithson
- 30+ years of leadership experience at Fortune 100 companies
- 25+ years of experience in Bible Study Leadership

Susan Smithson
- 25+ years of experience in Bible Study Leadership
- 18 years as Director of Leisure Ministries at Middletown United Methodist Church
- Gourmet Cook