Operation Christmas Child

November is here and amongst other things this means Operation Christmas Child also known as the Shoebox appeal.

Since last year we have had an active part in collecting the filled shoeboxes boxes from local schools and transporting them to St Mary’s Church Woburn.

To then be sorted and packed ready to be sent off to their final destination.  This is a worldwide operation with the objective of trying to send a Christmas present to children in areas of the world who may other wise not receive gifts.

For the second year Colin and Dave have started their travels around the area to collect the lovingly put together shoeboxes filled with gifts for those who have very little.  Last year they collected over 1000 boxes and we hope to collect more this year.

There is a dedication service held at St Mary’s Church Woburn on Sunday 20th November at 10am.  If you would like to find out more check out the website for Operation Christmas Child