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Operation Christmas Child


Collection Period: OCTOBER 21 - NOVEMBER 11

Pack a shoebox of gifts for Operation Christmas Child:

  1. Find a standard-size shoebox.

  2. Fill it with a “wow” toy, school supplies, hygiene items, and other gifts. (Do NOT include liquids, candy/food, toothpaste, violent toys.)

  3. Pray for the child who will receive your shoebox.

  4. Include a $9 donation or give online through Follow Your Shoebox.

  5. Bring your shoebox gift to FECG by NOVEMBER 11.


  • WOW Item: outfit, shoes, musical instrument, soccer ball with pump, stuffed animal, doll

  • Toys: toy cars, jump ropes, yo-yos, toys that light up & make noise (include extra batteries)

  • Accessories: socks, hats, sunglasses, hair clips, jewelry & watches, flashlights with extra batteries

  • School Supplies: pens/pencils/sharpeners, crayons, markers, notebooks, paper, coloring books, solar calculators

  • Non-Liquid Hygiene Items: toothbrush, bar soap, washcloth, comb

  • Personal Message: Include a simple note or a photo of yourself/family/group. If you include a name & address, the child may write back!

Earlier Event: November 4
Daylight Savings Ends
Later Event: November 18
Sunday Thanksgiving Worship