Operation Christmas Child 2021

Operation Christmas Child is a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse to provide a simple gift and the gospel of Jesus to millions of kids around the world. Here is a short video overview:

Each year we participate in this ministry in a few ways. First, we encourage church members and the community to donate shoebox gifts or money to sponsor a box. This year we also have a new way for you to help fill shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child virtually at:


Another way we participate in this ministry is by serving as the only official drop off location in Unicoi County. Local churches and community members can bring whatever boxes they have created or collected during the Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week from November 15th-22nd.

Here is the collection schedule:

Monday, 11/15 – 11:00am – 1:00pm

Tuesday, 11/16 – 11:00am – 1:00pm

Wednesday, 11/17 – 11:00am – 1:00pm

Thursday, 11/18 – 11:00am – 1:00pm

Friday, 11/19 – 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Saturday, 11/20 – 10:00am – 2:00pm

Sunday, 11/21 – 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Monday, 11/22 – 10:00am – 12:00pm

  • Volunteers are needed. Contact us if you are interested in helping