Everyone is Invited to the Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ministry Community Countdown event at 6 p.m. tonight, at East Side Baptist Church.
A missionary will describe the reaction of children receiving OCC shoeboxes and the follow-up program, The Greatest Journey.
- Learn about local successful OCC shoebox campaigns and how to start a shoebox mission project at your church or organization.
- Pick-up information kits with DVDs, handouts, posters, etc.
- Come and see the brand new, beautiful East Side Baptist Church (Highway 278 East and Convent Road).
OCC is a non-denominational, Samaritan’s Purse Christian project. Contact Judy Taylor at Christ Covenant Presbyterian Church for OCC information (256-739-0505) or visit www.samaritanspurse.org/OCC.
Directions: Take the second Cullman exit off I-65 North (Highway 278) through Cullman. East Side in a new church on the left side of the highway.
Guest speaker will be Marla Cain:
Mrs. Cain is a career wife of one (17 years) and mother to two (11 and 8). It is her life's passion and greatest joy.
She spends her days unraveling the mysteries of the world while homeschooling. Stricken by a severe case of wanderlust, coupled with a desire for God's love to be felt worldwide, Marla's greatest passion outside of the ministry of her home is world missions and children's ministry. She has shared the gospel in Hungary, England, Mexico, Africa, and across the United States. She currently lives in Birmingham and is volunteering with Operation Christmas Child for her 17th season.