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Operation Christmas Child collection starts Nov. 14


The week of November 14 through Monday, November 21 is National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse. 


The local drop-off/relay center for this area is located at the Indian Creek Baptist Church, 967 Hurricane Ridge Road, Smithville, and is a convenient place for churches, clubs, schools, businesses, and individuals to bring their filled shoe boxes. 


The center will be open as follows:


Monday, November 14 through Friday, November 18 – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday, November 19 – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday, November 20 – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Monday, November 21 -  11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


You may select from the above dates and hours to deliver your filled shoe boxes to the center.  


This holiday season you can experience the true meaning of Christmas with a child in need by simply packing your shoeboxes with toys, hygiene items, school supplies, and other small gifts.   


For further information please contact:


Sue Puckett:


615/597-7370 (office)

615/597-7325 (home)

615/464-7700 (cell) (e-mail)