For the last eight weeks, we’ve been learning from the apostle Paul about how to share the gospel by serving others. Next week is Labor Day weekend, and we want to give the kids an opportunity to do a “hands on” service project during Kid’s Worship.
We will be putting together shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. We are asking kids to bring with them a shoebox or two if they have them and some of the items listed below for their shoebox. We will have some extra so that every child is able to participate.
If you will not be here on Sunday, September 2 but would like to participate, feel free to pack your box at home and bring it to Grace Hills any Sunday during September.
Thanks in advance for giving and helping!
Your Grace Hills Kid’s Ministry Team
small cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, small Etch A Sketch®, toys that light up or make noise (with extra batteries), Slinky®, etc.
pens, pencils and sharpener, crayons or markers, stamps and ink pad sets, writing pads or paper, solar calculators, coloring and picture books, etc.
toothbrush, toothpaste, mild bar soap (in a plastic bag), comb, washcloth, etc.
Hard candy and lollipops (please double bag all candy), mints, gum, T-shirts, socks, ball caps; sunglasses, hair clips, toy jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries)
A PERSONAL NOTE
In a separate envelope, you may enclose a note to the child and a photo of yourself or your family. We will be doing this during next Sunday’s worship time and would like to include a photo too. (If you include your name and address, the child may write back.)
DO NOT INCLUDE
Used or damaged items; war-related items such as toy guns, knives or military figures; chocolate or food; liquids or lotions; medications or vitamins; breakable items such as snowglobes or glass containers; aerosol cans
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