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Operation InAsMuch

Operation InAsMuch

Save the Date! March 30, 2019

Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. (Romans 12:13)

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Come to Redeemer Lutheran Church (525 St. Andrews Rd., Columbia) for an informational meeting – Thursday, February 7th at 6:30 p.m. John Daugherty, Executive Director of Operation Inasmuch, will give us insights on the proven activities to engage members of our Synod in meaningful ministry. John provides Operation Inasmuch with organizational leadership, new service development and network building, church recruiting and training, and fundraising connections. Ministry, community service and working with people in need have been a major focus of his passion and profession for over 40 years of experience in congregational ministry, social services and denominational leadership.

Join us on Saturday March 30th for our Synodwide service event – Operation Inasmuch – as we join neighbors and friends to reach out to our neighbors in need in the spirit of Matthew 25:40.

Each spring, congregations across the South Carolina Synod participate in an “Operation Inasmuch” day of service. This year’s target date is Saturday, March 30, 2019.

Operation Inasmuch helps churches move out of the seats and into the streets to serve their neighbors in need. It’s a time for everyone to do hands-on ministry outside the walls of their buildings. Groups from different congregations join forces, plan projects, and spend time working together.

Don’t forget to report back! When your service day is over, please be sure to have someone be responsible for filling out the short report form and sending it in. Use the short report form, print it out and send it in. REPORT DEADLINE: (We will update information and the download forms soon.)

Need help planning? Click here for a “Tasks and Timeline” page. If you have questions, call Rev. Patti Sue Burton-Pye at 803-359-4210 or email her at

Want a printable list of ideas? Here’s a one-page document that can help you get started. It describes our mission priorities and has suggested activities that help fulfill them!

Operation InAsMuch Priorities

Operation InAsMuch Priorities

We are over half way to our goal! Join the effort to launch Latino ministry to new levels in South Carolina. Make your gift today.

And, help us reach the $50,000 challenge if at least half of our congregations participate. Click here for more information about how congregations can share this story with your members.

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Contact Information

ELCA South Carolina Synod
1003 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Telephone 803-765-0590
Fax 803-252-5558

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