Missions News & Announcements
Operation Christmas ChildJoin us as we partner with Samaritan's Purse to demonstrate God's love in a tangible way to needy children around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. Our goal this year is to collect 1100 boxes!
COLLECTION WEEKENDS 2014: Nov. 1-2, Nov. 8-9, Nov. 15-16, Nov. 22-23
Collection locations are the Gathering Areas of the Community Life Center and the Sanctuary.
For your convenience, shoeboxes will be available at all services starting November 1 (until supplies run out):
•GO (Gospel Opportunity) cardboard boxes = .25 cents
•Plastic shoe boxes = $1.00
•Plastic shoe boxes with school supplies & hygiene items
•= $8.00 (you personalize with toys, etc.)
Samaritan's Purse brochures are available at church.
SHOEBOX FILLER SUGGESTIONS
When shopping, plan for your items to fit into a standard-sized shoebox.
Toiletries: Toothbrushes & toothpaste, Bar soap (in box/plastic wrapper), Washcloth/small towel, Comb.
School supplies: Pencils w/small pencil sharpener, Ballpoint pens, Crayons/markers, Small lined notebooks, Erasers
Clothing: Tee-shirts, Socks, Baseball caps
Toys: Small cars, Yo-Yo, Balls, Jump ropes, Dolls, Jacks, Stuffed animals, Small Etch A Sketch, Kazoos, Slinky, Harmonicas, Small puzzles
Miscellaneous: Calculators, Watches, Sunglasses, Flashlights (extra batteries)
No liquids/lotions of any kind; No food; toys of war or violence; medications/vitamins; breakable items; aerosol cans or used/damaged items!
- Check out this great video to see your mission dollars at work building wells in Africa!
- Tranformations (a community poverty alleviation ministry) is announced! Please visit our new site at nicevilleumc.org/transformations for complete information.
- Groups are encouraged to "Adopt a Missionary"! Check out video explaining the project, and let us know who your group has claimed: email@example.com or simply complete this online form.
- Want to see great things from some of our favorite partners in mission? Check this out: onemissionsociety.org/dynamic-women
- Commission Cafe has a Facebook page. Come over and "like" it!
- Have you signed up to be a Prayer Partner for a Missionary yet?
Rev. Tyler Fuller
678-4411, ext. 153