Operation Christmas Child

 

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Our Youth Groups are taking part in Operation Christmas Child. Since 1993, over 130 million children in 130 countries have experienced God’s love through these simple shoeboxes filled with gifts.  They will be collecting donations every Sunday until Nov. 10.

 

Every Sunday — SHOEBOXES AND MONETARY DONATIONS

 

Shoeboxes (with tops); monetary donation to pay for shipping ($7 or more)

 

Sunday, Oct. 13 —  SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Pens, pencils and sharpeners, crayons or markers, stamps and ink pad sets, writing pads or paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc.

 

Sunday, Oct. 20  — TOYS

Small cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, small Etch A Sketch,® toys that light up or make noise (with extra batteries), Slinky,® etc

 

Sunday, Oct. 27 — HYGIENE ITEMS

Toothbrush, toothpaste, mild bar soap (in a plastic bag), comb, washcloth, etc.

 

Sunday, Nov. 3 — MISCELLANEOUS

Hard candies, T-shirts, socks, ball caps, sunglasses, hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries)

 

Sunday, Nov. 10 — GIFT WRAP