National Collection Week is from November 18th - November 25th
Drop off shoe boxes at Messiah Lutheran Church during the following times:
Nov. 18th – Monday - 4:00 - 6:00pm
Nov. 19th – Tuesday - 11am – 1pm
Nov. 20th – Wednesday - 4:00 - 6:00pm
Nov. 21st – Thursday - 11am – 1pm
Nov. 22nd – Friday - 4:00 – 6:00pm
Nov. 23rd – Saturday - 12-2pm
Nov. 24th – Sunday - 12-2pm
Nov. 25th – Monday - 12-2pm
Shoe boxes collected in 2012 = 1586
(an increase of 333 from 2011)
These 1586 shoe boxes were delivered to
children in the Phillipines and Mexico!
Operation Christmas Child is a children's project of Samaritan's Purse. Samaritan's Purse is an international relief and evangelism organization headed by Franklin Graham, the organization works in more than 100 countries to provide aid to victims of war, disease, disaster, poverty, famine and persecution.
Operation Christmas Child demonstrates God's love to hurting children in a tangible way by partnering with churches worldwide to deliver gift-filled shoe boxes and the Good News of Jesus Christ.
It is very simple to wrap a shoe box and fill it with small items for these children, click on the link below and it will explain exactly how to pack your own shoe box:
Messiah Lutheran Church is the drop off location for shoe boxes in the Hays area.
Thank you to all who were able to participate in the packing party on November 10th! What an awesome way to come together as a congregation!
Operation Christmas Child 2013 Monthly Item Collection
November: Your time to help staff during collection week and/or $7.00 to help defray shipping costs of shoe boxes packed!
Please contact Volunteer: Rachel Albin at 785-639-1325 or email@example.com with any questions or suggestions.
You are welcome to volunteer your time to help with this awesome ministry.
Please start packing your shoe boxes!! You never know how huge the impact your 1 small, gift-filled, shoe box can be!!