If you are new to FUMC or are considering joining us for a service, we hope you’ll find a place where you are warmly welcomed and feel safe and at home, even if you’ve never been to church before. Our services present God’s blessings and love in our lives in a way that makes sense in this world.
- BOY OR GIRL? Decide if your gift will be for a boy or a girl, and the child’s age category: 2-4, 5-9, or 10-14 and mark the box accordingly
- FILL WITH GIFTS -Fill the box with a variety of gifts that will delight a child. Use the gift ideas provided on the bottom of this page.
- INCLUDE YOUR DONATION –Please donate $7 for each shoe box you prepare to cover shipping and other project costs. Place in an envelope on top of the gift items inside your box. If you or your family are preparing more than one box, please make one combined donation.
- DROP OFF -Place a rubber band around each closed shoe box and drop off at the church – the boxes will be taken to the local Collection Center.
Shopping List for Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes
SCHOOL SUPPLIES: pens, pencils and sharpener, crayons or markers, stamps and ink pad sets, writing pads or paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books.
HYGIENE ITEMS: toothbrush, toothpaste, mild bar soap (in a plastic bag), comb, washcloth, etc.
OTHER: Hard candy and lollipops (please double bag all candy), mints, gum, T-shirts, socks, ball caps; sunglasses, hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries)
A PERSONAL NOTE
Connecting People…..at First United Methodist Church and around the World