Operation Christmas Child

Share Christ's love throughout the world by participating in Operation Christmas Child!

Pender will be packing shoebox gifts this fall for Operation Christmas Child, and now is a great time to purchase school supplies!!  It can also be a good time to find summer toys on clearance and even socks in back-to-school sales.  Packed shoeboxes and items will be collected in late October through mid-November.

* Pack a box with your family or small group! Boxes due Nov. 20th. Info in the Narthex or at www.samaritanspurse.com/occ

* Donate items for shoeboxes, such as: small toys, washcloths, school supplies, hair accessories, kid's jewelry

* Donate towards shipping costs, $10 ships one box, please add OCC to your memo

* Sign up to help receive shoeboxes from the community, 


Mon, Nov. 14: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tue, Nov. 15: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wed, Nov. 16: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thu, Nov. 17: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fri, Nov. 18: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sat, Nov. 19: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sun, Nov. 20: 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Mon, Nov. 21: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Receive boxes: Help receive packed shoe boxes from the community between Nov. 15th -22nd.  Training will be provided.  Positions include greeting visitors and unloading and packing up filled shoe boxes. 


Pray: Pray that God will direct each person packing shoe boxes to put in just the right items for the child who will receive the box.  Pray also that the children will receive Christ as their Lord and Savior - the best gift of all.

Event Coordinator Cherie Kronimus

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