A gift of joy and a message of God's love. For the past several years, we have supported Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child is a project in which empty shoeboxes are filled with school supplies, toys and personal items, along with a special message about God. The shoeboxes are then delivered to a drop off center, where they will eventually be distributed to children around the world who live in difficult circumstances and are in desperate need of hope. On Sunday, November 1st, we will be meeting in Charter Hall after late service to carpool to the local dollar store to purchase toys and items to fill our shoeboxes. Pizza and soda will be on sale while supplies last. $1 per slice & .50 per drink. We will depart for the dollar store at approximately 1 PM. Everyone is invited. If you are unable to join us but would like to make a contribution, please feel free to drop off any items in the box labeled "Operation Christmas Child" located in the Narthex. Additional pre-wrapped shoeboxes and Operation Christmas Child literature can be found in the Narthex as well as on the desk in Charter Hall. All monetary donations are tax deductible. Checks should be made payable to "Samaritan's Purse" and placed in the offering plate labeled Operation Christmas Child, Attn: Nancy Berger. Please make your donation by Sunday, November 15th. If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Berger at (943) 473-5484 or Jean Myers at (954) 962-5376.