Share the joy of Christmas and the story of Jesus with children around the world by participating in Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse.
Pick up a shoebox following worship on Sunday, October 21.
Choose whether your shoebox will be for a girl or a boy and in which age category:
- 2-4 years
- 5-9 years
- 10-14 years
Label your box.
Fill the shoebox with toys, school supplies, non-liquid hygiene items, accessories, and a personal note. Look for gift suggestions by gender and age or read suggestions from missionaries who have seen firsthand how your gifts impact children.
Do NOT include:
- Used or damaged items
- War-related items (toy guns/knives/military figures)
- Chocolate, candy, food, or gum
- Fruit rolls or other fruit snacks
- Drink mixes (powdered or liquid)
- Liquids or lotions
- Medications or vitamins
- Breakable items such as snow globes or glass containers
- Aerosol cans
Return the filled shoebox to the church office by Sunday, November 4. To cover shipping costs, please enclose a check for $9/box (payable to “Samaritan’s Purse”) OR make a payment online at samaritanspurse.org.
Questions? Contact Deacon Beth Scheiderman.