February 2020: Washcloths

February 2020: Washcloths “I want every child to know there is a God who loves them.” Franklin Graham, President, Samaritan’s Purse Tweet This month let’s try to bring 506 washcloths for the shoeboxes.  The are sold in packs at Walmart. In January we brough approximately 350 bars of soap and our goal was 506 bars, … Read more

January 2020: Bars of Soap

January 2020: Bars of Soap Happy New Year!  We sent 505 shoeboxes to children last December filled with gifts and the Good News of Jesus Christ!  THANK YOU to everyone who participated in any way. This year we’re going to try a different approach.  Our goal is going to be 506 shoeboxes.  Each month let’s … Read more

September 2019: Wrapping Boxes

  On Monday, September 9th from 5-7 p.m. we will gather in Fellowship Hall at the church to fold, wrap, and decorate shoeboxes.  We will bring leftover Christmas wrapping paper, glue, brushes, crayons, and markers.  Please bring wrapping paper if you have any.  We need helping hands.  There are 400 boxes to fold and 100 … Read more

August 2019: School Supplies

  Thank you to everyone who came to hear Boun, the young lady from Cambodia who received a Christmas shoebox when she was about 10 years old, give her testimony last week.  Her story about her life, how she came to receive a shoebox, and most importantly, her acceptance of Jesus Christ as her personal … Read more

July 2019: Toys

    Please bring indoor toys, outdoor toys, or games this month.  We are asked not to send play guns or war-related toys.  Please remember that all items must fit in a shoebox.  We are over halfway finished.  You all have done a wonderful job, and we are grateful.  Let’s continue to overflow the tubs … Read more

June 2019: Clothing

  Please bring an outfit or clothes for girls and/or boys ages 2 to 14.  We appreciate all you have done so far this year.  You are all going to bless and minister to a lot of children this year for Christmas.  You will have a part in reaching so many children with the gospel … Read more

May 2019: School Supplies

  Kids’ lives change when they receive these precious boxes.  They feel the love and compassion of the sender with each item they touch.  However, they aren’t the only ones involved in the shoebox process who go through a transformation.  The sender does as well.  Something changes in our spirit as we choose to give … Read more

April 2019: Quality Crafts

I believe the Bible when it says, “He who has a generous eye will be blessed, for he gives of bread to the poor.” (Proverbs 22:9)  There are spiritual and emotional blessings that come when we give to others, especially in those life changing situations. Can you imagine living in a world with no Christmas?  … Read more

July 2018: Quality Crafts

  Please bring craft kits and/or items that the children can use to make crafts.  We are more than halfway through until our shoebox packing party!  You are appreciated and loved for all the ways you have contributed.  THANK YOU!   Suggested Gifts:Quality Crafts Sewing Crocheting Knitting No-Sew Projects   “I collected and bought pillowcases … Read more

March 2019: Toys

  “Declare His glory among the nations, His marvelous deeds among all peoples.” Psalm 96:3   Goodwill of Winfield has donated T-shirts once again for us to make jump ropes.  They are on the table by the tubs.  Thank you to the cutters and braiders!  Lanna Kimbrel MADE ONE HUNDRED COLORING BOOKS and attached crayons for … Read more