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Operation Christmas Child 2019

Chicago Distribution Dates – Choose one or both days

Age:  13 years and older
Costs:  Free (exluding Meals)
Space:  Only 35 Spots Available Each Day

Friday December 6:

  • The bus will leave Harvest Time Bible at 10:30 am as originally planned (loading of bus starts at 10:00 am)

  • Arrive at the OCC processing center in Chicago approximately 12:30 for completion of OCC team registration

  • Process shoe boxes from 1:00 to 5:00 pm

  • Stop for dinner at local shopping area

  • Arrive back at Harvest Time Bible approximately 9:30 pm

Saturday December 7:

  • The bus will leave Harvest Time Bible at 12:30 pm as originally planned (loading of bus starts at 12:00 pm)

  • Arrive at the OCC processing center in Chicago approximately 2:30 for completion of OCC team registration

  • Process shoe boxes from 3:00 to 7:00 pm

  • Stop for dinner at local shopping area

  • Arrive back at Harvest Time Bible approximately 10:30 pm

Our Objectives this year needing YOUR help:

  • to collect and pack shoeboxes with donations
  • to collect, count and pack shoeboxes from our congregation
  • to be a drop off location for our area for the National collection week

Dates to Remember:

  • Shoeboxes from church due by: Nov. 17
  • National Collection Week: Nov 18-25 (in the designated area in the gym)
    • Collection hours this week: Mon 10-12; Tues 5-7 pm; Wed 10-12; Thurs 1-3 pm; Fri 4-6 pm; Sat 12-2; Sun 1-3; Mon 10-12

Our Goals for this year:

  • to collect a total of 1000 shoeboxes from our church
    • 400 packed from donated items
    • 600 packed and brought from the church body

Items to Donate:

Shoes, new clothes, toys, soccer balls with pumps, balls, stuffed animals, slinky, tools, fishing kits, sewing kits, hair items, water bottles, crayons, school supplies.  A lot of these items will be on clearance soon so all donations appreciated. 

Items not allowed:

Any liquids, toothpaste, glue, candy, and NO BACKPACKS

Harvest Time Bible Church