Agape was the publication of the Mennonite Relief and Service Committee (later Mennonite Board of Missions; both part of the Mennonite Church), in 1959 a 6-page 9 x 12 inch (23 x 30.5 cm) monthly, first number April 1955. It was bimonthly from 1965 to 1978 when it ceased publication. It reported on and promoted interest in Voluntary Service, I-W Service, Relief Work, and related fields of service. In January 1979 it was merged with MissionQ to form a new bimonthly titled Sent, which published until 1990.
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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1057. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.
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MLA style: Bender, Harold S and Sam Steiner. "Agape (Periodical)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 2009. Web. 19 May 2013. http://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/agape_periodical.
APA style: Bender, Harold S and Sam Steiner. (2009). Agape (Periodical). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 19 May 2013, from http://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/agape_periodical.