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Operation Christmas Child Samaritan's Purse shoe box

First Baptist Church of Rockdale will serve as a collection/ relay center for the Operation Christmas Child Shoe Boxes.

These Samaritan's Purse shoe boxes collects gifts for children, the gifts to be delivered in different parts of the world.

"This is one way our community can work together," said Barbara Clark, spokesperson. "I challenge ever yone to get involved—churches, individuals, families, businesses, classrooms and organizations."

"We have a limited amount of brochures, DVD's and resource kits and you are invited to call and get your kit," she said.

For more information about how to fill a shoe box for a child, contact First Baptist Church office at 446-5375, or Clark at 446-4207.

You can also visit the web site w w w.smaritanspurse.org and clink on the Operation Christmas Child link. Nov. 16-23 is National Collection Week.


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