Operation Christmas Child

We're excited to be partnering with our friends and mission partners Samaritan's Purse to take part in Operation Christmas Child again this year.

Last year, 274 boxes were shipped out from this church - let's beat that this year!

How to get involved:

1. Find an empty shoe box - We have some pre-printed and ready-made boxes available at church to purchase for £1 each.  All money raised through the sale of shoe boxes will be sent as a gift towards The Greatest Journey.  Alternatively, use any medium-sized shoe box laying around at home.  If you wrap your box, please wrap the box and lid separately.

2. Download and print the appropriate boy/girl label, or pick up a leaflet from church which includes this.  Mark the correct age category and attach the label to the outside of your shoebox.

3. Fill your shoebox with a variety of new gifts that will bring joy to a child.  Suggested items for each age category, and a list of items not permitted, can be found here.  If possible, please make a £5 donation to cover shipping costs (if you are able to do this online, you will receive an email to let you know where in the world your shoebox was sent!)

4. Drop off your box HERE at church.  We will be open as a collection centre during the week from Monday 11th November, and the final deadline for donations will be Sunday 17th November.  We will take time during our Sunday service to celebrate and pray for those who will receive the boxes.

5. Pray for the child who will receive your shoe box.  There are countless stories of miracles and changed lives through the gift of a shoe box.  Pray that God will use yours to bring about another!