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Thursday, October 19, 2017

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

SamaritansPurseOperationChristmasChildOperation Christmas Child (OCC) is an initiative of the Christian relief and development agency Samaritan's Purse.  They have been blessing, proclaiming and demonstrating the love of God to underpriviledged children around the world, since 1990, with gift-filled shoeboxes wrapped and packed by children and adults in the UK.

It's a campaign that each year attracts thousands of local churches from across the denominational spectrum to get involved between the months of September - November.  In fact, it is now the UK's largest children's Christmas appeal.  In 2012, 1.1million shoeboxes filled with gifts and goodies were sent to children who need them most in some of the toughest parts of the world.

 

If you would like to donate any gifts and goodies for the shoeboxes, please bring appropriate items as suggested under the OCC gift guidelines to the church on Sunday mornings:
Before or after the service (9.30-10.30am or 12.15-1.15pm) during September & October 2017. 
To drop off items in the week - please contact Steve Ovens
 
OCC shoeboxtime 

COLLECTION WEEK(S):
For completed Shoeboxes, please drop off between 1st - 18th November
 
1) Drop Off Point (DOP1) - Bodmin Christian Fellowship, Berrycoombe Rd PL31 2NS
OPEN Sundays 10.30 - 11.00 or 18.00 - 18.30
Mondays  13.00 - 15.00 (during Foodbank)
Tuesdays 09.30 - 12.15
Wednesdays 09.45 - 10.00 or 13.00 - 15.00 (during Foodbank)
 
2) Drop Off Point (DOP2) - New Life Church, Chapel Lane  PL31 2LH
OPEN Sundays 09.45 - 10.15 or 12.15 - 13.00
Contact Steve Ovens to arrange mid-week drop off (inc. evenings)
 
LAST DAY TO COLLECT IN BODMIN: Friday 24th November 2017
 

 OCC website

 For more information visit Operation Christmas Child Official Website

 Or visit Samaritan's Purse homepage

 

 

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