Operation Christmas Child  is a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse which demonstrates God’s
love to children in need worldwide by delivering gift-filled shoeboxes and the Good News
of Jesus Christ!
Grace Fellowship Church supports Operation Christmas Child throughout the year by collecting items for these boxes. In the fall there is a church-wide packing party where we pack the boxes and pray for those who will receive them.
Our goal for 2023 is 750 boxes.
The schedule for donating items is:
February      Items for personal hygiene: Combs, brushes, fingernail clippers, band aids, toothbrushes, floss, lip balm,
                     bar bath soap, etc.
March           Something special: Donate money for “Shoes that Grow”
April             (after Easter sale) Something to love: teddy bear, doll, stuffed animal, soft toy.
May               Something to play with: Donate money to order soccer balls in bulk.
June              Something to wear: Shirts, shorts, socks, underwear, sunglasses, flipflops.
July               Something for school: Notebooks, pencils pens, pencil cases, colored pencils, sharpeners, erasers, crayons,
                     tote bags, stickers, etc.
August           Something to play with: Balls, cars, jump ropes, marbles, yo-yos, puzzles, action figures, building blocks,
September     Something special: note from YOU, photo of YOU/and your family.
October         Catchup month TBD,  Donate money for shipping.   
WHAT NOT TO PACK:  Liquids, food, gum, medicines, vitamins, military themed items, breakables, used or dirty items.