Operation Christmas Child 2022 – Collection Suggestions

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Shoebox Collection Time is here!

Operation Christmas Child is underway!  This program is the brainchild of Franklin Graham and reaches children in over 100 countries with special Christmas gifts.  

Beginning October 16th and continuing through November 6th, we will be collecting items to fill shoeboxes.

On Saturday, November 12th, we will gather together to fill hundreds of boxes!!

Listed below are the suggested items for each week. Please place donations in the collection boxes in the lobby. Want to fill a complete box? Boxes and packing lists are available.

Week 1 – Oct. 16th – BACK TO SCHOOL
School supplies – pencils, pens, filler paper, notebooks, crayons, colored pencils, scissors, calculators, coloring books.

Week 2 – Oct. 23rd – PERSONAL HYGIENE
Bar soap (no liquids), washcloths, combs, brushes and toothbrushes.

Week 3 – Oct. 30th – SOMETHING TO WEAR
T-shirts, socks, flip flops, hats, sunglasses, Play jewelry, tiaras, hair accessories.

Week 4 – Nov. 6th – SOMETHING SPECIAL
Small toys (soccer ball and pump, tennis balls, matchbox cars, small dolls, etc. NO TOY GUNS, KNIVES, OR MILITARY FIGURES!), flashlights with Extra batteries and stuffed animals.

Week 5 – Nov. 13th – $10 BILL SUNDAY
Collection to cover the cost of shipping ($10 per box).

Get involved serving Jesus by serving those who need Him!  Together let’s bless hundreds of children this year!