Operation Christmas Child

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Operation Christmas Child, also known as the Shoebox Ministry is a ministry of Samaritan's Purse. Through this ministry churches and individuals fill shoe boxes with simple gifts and personal items. These boxes are collected and sent to Operation Christmas Child facilities throughout the country. From there they are shipped around the world to be distributed to children in need. Along with the gifts the children are told about how much God loves them and what He has done for them through Christ. Children and families are then able to go through a program called The Greatest Gift where they can learn more about what it means to follow Jesus. Turner Christian Church has been involved in this ministry for many years. Our goal this year is to pack and ship 300 boxes. If you would like more information about this ministry and how you can get involved please call the church office at (503)743-2119.