Welcome to the
Appalachian District Council
of the Assemblies of God
Thanks for taking the time to visit our site! It is designed to help you connect with news, events, ministries, and other life giving resources within our district.
The Appalachian District of the Assemblies of God is a network of Spirit-filled churches and ministers releasing life in the Appalachian region and beyond. Its mission is threefold: Empowering Leaders, Equipping Ministry, Encouraging Community. The district is set in the beautiful mountains of southern West Virginia and southwestern Virginia.
If you are looking for a church within our district, you can find that information using the Church Locator. As always, if you have any questions, please contact us!
AG.org News & Information
From Fame to Faith: The Anthony Greve Story
The lead guitar in the hard rock band, Pop Evil, Tony Greve seemingly had the world by the tail, but nothing — the fame, the women, the drugs, the partying — could fill the emptiness inside of him. Then he encountered Christ and hope came alive, but his journey was not without serious challenges!
Light for the Lost Brings Hope to Rwanda and Beyond
Just 20 years ago, the Rwanda Assemblies of God was nearly wiped out. Today, the church is flourishing with more than 40,000 believers and 150 established churches. Light for the Lost is playing a key role in supplying churches and leaders in Rwanda with the resources they need to reach people for Christ.
This Week in AG History -- April 15, 1944
J. W. Welch, an early chairman, described missions as the reason-for-being of the Assemblies of God. At the 1943 General Council of the Assemblies of God unanimously approved becoming a member of the National Association of Evangelicals, as the Assemblies of God desired a sweet spirit of fellowship, rather than condemnation of other Christians "who may not see eye to eye" on everything. Read Stanley Frodsham's article and many others in this historic Pentecostal Evangel.
Chaplains Connect Churches with Needs of Foster Children
AG chaplains Gary and Tammie Webb focus exclusively on connecting churches with kids in foster care group homes, through their nonprofit ministry OCJ Kids (Opportunity, Community and Justice for Kids). The Webbs are working to meet foster-care needs in Arizona, Texas, Oregon and Mississippi.
Minute Man Volunteers Keep Church Open
Volunteer efforts of a Minute Man group, headed by area leader Brad Carlson, an Assemblies of God pastor, help Skokomish Indian Assembly of God repair its church so it could remain open.