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Samaritan's Purse shoe box

First Baptist Church of Rockdale serves as a collection/relay center for the Operation Christmas Child Shoe Boxes. Next week, Nov. 16-23 is National Collection Week.

These Samaritan's Purse shoe boxes collect 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."

For more information about how to fill a shoe box for a child, call First Baptist Church, 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.


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