OPERATION INASMUCH, MAY 2, 2015
Our Inasmuch Day is Saturday, May 2. Sign up begins Sunday, March 22. Here is a list of projects so that you can begin to think and pray about how you will serve. Regardless of what project you choose, please begin to collect the following items and bring them on Inasmuch Day: canned fruit (peaches, pears, pineapple), canned vegetables (sweet potatoes, turnip greens), and canned meats (chicken, beef stew, small hams).
||Baking cookies and delivering them to local law enforcement, firefighters, or other public servants.
||Playing bingo with residents.
||Making no-sew flannel blankets for Project Linus. One or two people also needed to sew labels onto blankets.
|Cemetery and Road Clean-up
||Clean up roadway near Piedmont Agency on Agency/Meals on Wheels and work in cemetery on Holman St.
||Singing for assisted living facilities or nursing homes. Open to anyone who likes to sing, not just choir members.
|Food Service/Lunch Delivery
||Coordinating breakfast, snacks, and lunch for volunteers. Setting up food at church and delivering it to sites as needed.
|GFBC Younger Children
||Caring for children too young to participate in activities at Connie Maxwell.
|NEW PROJECT: La Puerta
||Yardwork - leaf blowing, cutting up a medium size fallen tree - inside work of cleaning a classroom and organizing a closet.
Assisting with two spring mailings for the Pathway House.
|Mini flower gardens-Connie Maxwell
||Work with second through fifth grade GFBC children to plant mini flower gardens around Connie Maxwell campus.
|Painting -Beyond Abuse
|Painting/Water Damage Repair- (Singletree Rd.)
||Exterior house painting and water damage repair
|Painting/Yardwork - Bowers Rodgers
||Painting children’s areas and lobby, work in yard at Bowers Rodgers House
||Crocheting or knitting prayer shawls
|Sit and Chat
||After a period of training, visiting nursing home residents or elderly person who are homebound.
||Making caddies to be attached to walkers. This project can be done at home prior to Inasmuch Day or a group may decide to gather at the church to work together. (Instructions are available in the church office.)
|Yard Work (Harless St.)
||Doing needed maintenance in yard of a homebound person.
Please register below.
Please be sure to complete the required information about breakfast. Lunch will be provided for everyone at no charge. Breakfast (a variety of breakfast biscuits) will be available for those who requested it for $1.00 per biscuit.
The Missions Committee would like everyone to wear an Operation Inasmuch t-shirt, especially those who will be working away from the church. The cost is $9.00 ($11.00 for XXL, and XXXL.) Caps are available for $6.00. Please make checks payable to First Baptist Church. The order will be placed on April 13.
Please note that by participating in Operation Inasmuch, you are granting GFBC permission to take photos and videos that may be used in promotional materials.