The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


10 steps to planning a servant event

1. Ask "Why do we do this?" Look at Philippians 2:5-8, Matthew 22:37-40 and Galatians 5:13-14. Answer the question "What does it mean to be a servant?" before planning an event.

2. Assess needs. What are the needs in your community or other communities? Involve local residents and community leaders.

3. Decide what actions are needed. What kind of service will have long-lasting positive effects for the individuals and community involved? What is your goal for the event?

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