A GREAT BIG SHOUT OUT to those who participated in Operation Christmas Child this year and made West Central La team a huge success. The team packed 15,257 shoeboxes in 990 cartons and loaded three 18 wheelers. From buying items, packing shoeboxes, paying for shipping and praying for the child who will receive it, the Gospel will be spread to over 150 countries. Sabine Parish had a very busy week with two drop off locations.
Calvary Baptist Church collected 2,764 shoeboxes and packed 181 cartons with 16 volunteers working during collection week. Churches participating were 22 and three groups. Mitchell Baptist in Converse collected 710 shoeboxes and packed 48 cartons with 6 volunteers. There were seven Churches who participated. The shoeboxes were delivered to Atlanta, Georgia to be processed before shipping. It is never too early to start packing for 2022.
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