Operation Inasmuch



Our Inasmuch Day is Saturday, April 29.  Sign up begins Sunday, March 26 and ends April 19.  Here is a list of projects so that you can 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). 

Project Brief Description


(Consider doing this and another project.)

Baking cookies, brownies, etc. at home and having them at the church by 8:00 am on April 29.

Baking-Packaging and Delivery

Packaging baked goods and delivering them to local law enforcement, firefighters, or other public servants.

Bingo at Pineridge Apartments

Playing bingo with residents.

Blankets/Project Linus/Clothes Protectors

Making no sew flannel blankets for Project Linus.  One or two people also needed to sew labels onto blankets. A clothes protector (adult bib) pattern is available from Frieda Penn. This is an at home project to be completed by April 29.

Cemetery Clean-up

Continuing clean-up efforts at Fairview Cemetery.


Singing for assisted living facilities or nursing homes.  Open to anyone who likes to sing, not just choir members.

Cleaning Chairs

Using upholstery cleaner to spot clean chairs in Fellowship Hall.

Countertop Removal and Painting at Beyond Abuse

Removing a built-in countertop, moving some file cabinets, and painting an 8 X 10 room.

GFBC Children


Caring for younger GBFC children who remain at church.

Accompanying older children on a project to be announced.


Habitat for Humanity


Exterior and interior finishing work on a new home.


Landscaping at Pathway House

Landscaping a recreational area and prayer garden and installing a privacy fence and benches at Pathway House.

Painting at United Way

Painting a conference room and baseboards in hallways.

Planting Flowers at Meg’s House

Planting flowers in an outside garden.

Prayer Shawls

Crocheting or knitting prayer shawls.

Prayer Partners

Praying for Operation Inasmuch beginning immediately, with special prayer efforts on April 29, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Pressure Washing/Yardwork at A Place for Us

Pressure wash a deck and general yardwork.

Pressure Washing and Yardwork Connie Maxwell

Pressure washing doors of the Connie Maxwell Church and planting flowers in church yard. Note: This project will need to be scheduled on a day other than April 29 due to a wedding at the Connie Maxwell Church.

Sit and Chat

After a period of training, visiting nursing home residents or elderly person who are homebound.

Yardwork at Bowers Rodgers

Hedge trimming and cleaning out flower beds.

Yardwork for a Church Member

2-3 people are needed to do basic yardwork.

Yardwork at La Puerta de Esperanza


Basic routine yardwork, painting a new porch rail, and replacing fence pickets


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.Please register below.

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 $10.00 ($12.00 for XXL, and XXXL.)   Please make checks payable to First Baptist Church.  The order will be placed on April 6.

Those participating in Operation Inasmuch are asked to bring a canned good for the Food Bank with them on April 29.

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.




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