Operation Christmas Child

Drop-Off Leader: Stacey Stults

FACTS About Operation Christmas Child (OCC):

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.

A small shoebox can have a big impact. What goes into the box is fun, but what comes out of it is eternal. Be a part of changing children's lives all over the world in Jesus' Name through the power of a simple gift with Operation Christmas Child.

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:

http://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/pack-a-shoe-box/

Messiah Lutheran Church is one of the drop off location for shoe boxes in the Hays area and will be open to receive shoe boxes during National Collection Week which is November 18 – 25, 2019. To find a drop off location near you and hours they are open to receive shoe boxes please visit:

https://www.samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/drop-off-locations/

Shoe Boxes collected in 2018 = 2,247

Shoe Boxes collected in 2017 = 2,933

Shoe boxes collected in 2016 = 3,128

Shoe boxes collected in 2015 = 2,806

Please contact: Stacey Stults at 785-650-3293 or stacey_stults@yahoo.com with any questions, to volunteer, for supplies 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 one small, gift-filled, shoe box can be!!

 

 
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