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Update on Operation Inasmuch planning
David W. Crocker, Executive Director, Operation Inasmuch, Inc.
March 27, 2010
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Update on Operation Inasmuch planning

Update on Operation Inasmuch planning
David W. Crocker, Executive Director, Operation Inasmuch, Inc.
March 27, 2010

This is the fourth in a

series of updates for churches participating in the Operation Inasmuch (OIAM)

event all across North Carolina on April 24 and May 1.

Watch future issues of the

Biblical Recorder for more.

Where you should be in your

planning as of March 27

  • List of projects and

    project leaders should already be in hands of members

  • Launch your sign-up

    period. This period should begin on a Sunday but it will vary from church to

    church. It should begin no later than April 11.

  • Gather T-shirt sizes and

    quantities from volunteers as they sign up

  • Record sign-ups on master

    list spreadsheet

  • Plans for pre- and

    post-event gatherings should be 100 percent complete

  • Continue promotion

    throughout sign-up period

  • Plans for project leaders’

    meeting (10 days prior to OIAM date)

    • Recast compelling vision

      for your OIAM

    • Instructions for all

      project leaders including purchasing/reimbursement procedures for materials

      used in their project

    • Provide up-to-date list of

      volunteers for each project leader

    • Enlist aid of project

      leaders in promoting participation in the pre-event gathering

Project Idea — Free for All

or free yard sale

  • Have members bring usable

    items to church day before OIAM (probably Friday)

  • Arrange items according to

    type

  • Prepare staffing and

    assistance for “shoppers”

  • Publicize project for

    target group(s), i.e., Hispanic population

Register your church’s

participation in the statewide Operation Inasmuch — www.ncoperationinasmuch.org

and look for registration

Official NCOIAM T-shirts available

Go to www.operationinasmuch.com and click on “Resources;” download order form

(deadline for orders for April 24 OIAM is April 12)

If you have photos or

information about your event, send to Dianna Cagle at

[email protected] or call (919) 847-2127.