Project leaders facilitate the packing of Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts for a church or group. We’ve shared lots of resources below to assist you as you plan, prepare, and promote your shoebox appeal this year.
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Pray about setting a goal for how many shoebox gifts you will collect, and use the following resources to get your church or group ready for packing shoeboxes.
A guide for explaining Operation Christmas Child to church leadership.
A useful guide of what to do when.
A guide to engage your congregation in gathering items for shoeboxes all 12 months of the year.
Continue to prayerfully evaluate your shoebox goal. It is wise to pack remembering the £5 donation per shoebox, but be sure to leave room for God to work.
Order cardboard shoeboxes in packs of 20, 50 or 100 to make packing even easier for your group.
Labels that are the only way to find out the destination of your shoebox gift.
Multiple labels to download and print.
A guide for organising your shoebox Celebration service.
Use the following tools to get the word out about the evangelism, discipleship, and multiplication opportunities created by shoebox gifts.
Editable media slides, promotional graphics, children’s activity sheets and more...
A guide to help you launch Operation Christmas Child at your church.
A list of locations that have received shoeboxes since 1993.
A spot to find items to help you spread the word about Operation Christmas Child.
A great way to highlight the campaign in your church, school or workplace.
A fun way to decorate for your event.