Operation Christmas Child

For 20+ years Operation Christmas Child has sent shoe boxes filled with toys, personal hygiene items, school supplies, and other items to children all over the world. Every shoe box is a gospel opportunity....

More than 100 million children living in difficult circumstances have received shoe boxes!


The collection and relay schedule for the current year is listed in the sidebar. If you or your Home Group would like to volunteer to help with shoe box collection, please email Mark Arnold with the date and time you are available to help and with any questions you may have. Each fall there is also an online sign-up available, and you can signup on the OCC table in the church lobby as well.

Prayer Warriors

Of course, nothing is more critical to the work of Operation Christmas Child than dedicated prayer support. If you are unable to help with the shoe box collection during drop-off week, but would like to join the team of prayer warriors during National Collection Week, you can sign up at Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child Call to Prayer page.

Donate a Shoe Box

If you and your family would like to donate a shoe box for a boy or girl, you can find detailed instructions and download the shoe box label at How to Pack a Shoe Box.

Help at the OCC Processing Center

Every year we take a team to Charlotte to work at the processing center. Volunteers must be at least 13 years old. There are limited spaces available. Please reserve your spot with Mark Arnold.


Volunteer Sign Up