Local churches are passionate about the Operation Christmas Child ministry


operation_christmas_childWith National Collection Week going on this week, Nov. 17-23, local churches are holding shoebox dedication services and getting all of their boxes ready for shipping. A few local pastors and church members shared why this is an important ministry for their church: Continue reading

Packing up OCC Shoeboxes…


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Pepper Sisson is packing up the shoeboxes collected from Bellefontaine United Methodist Church this weekend to take to the Webster County Collection Center during National Collection Week, Nov. 17-23. The Webster County Collection Center is located at the church office building of First Baptist Church of Mathiston. The Webster County Collection Center will be open:

  • Wednesday, Nov. 19 from 3-6 p.m.;
  • Thursday, Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. until noon and 1-4 p.m.;
  • Friday, Nov. 21 from 9 a.m. until noon;
  • Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9-11 a.m.;
  • Sunday, Nov. 23 from 1-3 p.m.; and
  • Monday, Nov. 24 from 7:30-8:30 a.m.

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Getting ready for Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 17-23


2014-11-12 16.12.01Shellie Herring and Judy Thompson are checking boxes in preparation for sending them to the Webster County Collection Center next Monday. First Baptist Church of Eupora has 693 boxes to date with another 10-15 expected to come in over the weekend. Thank you so much for all of your hard work! Continue reading