FOR MORE THAN 35 YEARS, SAMARITAN’S PURSE HAS BEEN WORKING IN MORE THAN 100 COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD PROVIDING HUMANITARIAN AID. OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD IS A HANDS-ON PROJECT THAT ALLOWS US TO BRING JOY AND HOPE TO CHILDREN IN DESPERATE SITUATIONS AROUND THE WORLD, THROUGH GIFT-FILLED SHOE BOXES. IT IS A WAY TO REMIND CHILDREN THAT THEY ARE LOVED AND NOT FORGOTTEN DESPITE SUFFERING THROUGH WAR, POVERTY, FAMINE & DISEASE.
SERVICE TO HURTING PEOPLE IS HOW WE SHARE GOD’S LOVE TO THE WORLD. A SMALL SHOE BOX CAN HAVE A BIG IMPACT. WHAT GOES IN THE BOX IS FUN, BUT WHAT COMES OUT OF IT IS ETERNAL. BE PART OF CHANGING CHILDREN’S LIVES ALL OVER THE WORLD IN JESUS’ NAME THROUGH THE POWER OF A SIMPLE GIFT
Join with us on November 15th after the morning service for our annual packing-party! For those of you who are participating in this event, please bring sandwiches and sweets to share as well as the items to be packed in your shoe boxes! We will take some time to eat lunch together and then enjoy a time of fellowship as we pack our boxes. We always have fun with this event – don’t miss out! Our goal this year is to send 80 boxes from our congregation!
If you want to participate in this program but feel unable to the shopping for a box, please contact us as soon as possible. We have people in our congregation that don’t mind doing the shopping for you!
PLEASE NOTE: NEW THIS YEAR – DUE TO CUSTOM REGULATIONS WE ARE NO LONGER ALLOWED TO INCLUDE CANDY OF ANY KIND IN OUR BOXES AS WE HAVE DONE IN PREVIOUS YEARS!
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT LAURA PURJE | MISSIONS@LAKEECHOBAPTIST.COM