Samaritan's Purse 2021
2021 OPERATION CHRISTMAS
CHILD SHOEBOX APPEAL
Launched 5 September
There are shoebox fillers, hand knitted and craft items, toys, toiletries and stationary available
to purchase after each Sunday morning service in September and October
or by ORDER FORM
To View & Download
Your Order Form
Go Boxes will arrive in church soon and will be available for 50p each
Once again, you can sponsor a box for £10.
Sally supplies and fills a box ,including £5 shipping donation in your name .
Our Special offering will be held on Sunday 3rd October .
A NEW PROJECT FOR 2021
Shoebox Crafts "Made at home with LOVE"
Are you ready to try something new?
To knit something different that will make a difference?
To Download Pattern
These little puppets are easy to make and bring great joy and fun to the children
To Download Patterns
Teddy Pattern 1 Teddy Pattern 2
Feeling more ambitious?
"Pinterest" have several OCC puppet patterns for you to try.
I would be extremely grateful for donations of any unwanted Haberdashery such as:
Buttons, Ribbon, Thread, Wool & Cotton Material.
Also, Stationary Oddments such as:
New Pens, Pencils, Paper, Card, Notebooks, Unfinished Colouring Books.
Please keep safe and bring to church when we resume services.
Thank you for your support.
Operation Christmas Child 2020 launched in September
and received a wonderful response.
We are Delighted to Announce that the Final Shoebox Count for 2020 was:
Exceeding the 2019 count by 34
This is an incredible achievement during a very difficult year.
Sincere thanks to all who have made this years appeal
such an amazing success.
Operation Christmas Child 2019
In 2019, River of Life Church despatched a massive, record breaking 720 shoeboxes to Central Asia ready for delivery to children in time for Christmas. In the words of Sally Verow, "A Huge, Huge Thank You to everyone who made this possible"
Volunteers form a Human Chain to shift boxes!