Have you ever felt called to “go and make disciples of all nations” (Matthew 28:19), but unsure how do that in Short Pump? Have you been looking for a fun, hands-on, service opportunity involving the whole family? We’ve got a project for you! Are you short on time, but able to spare a few minutes shopping or an hour one Sunday? We’ve got a project for you!
This fall, the Missions Committee will enable YOU to reach out to others around the world, sharing God’s love and making disciples without leaving Short Pump. Through a simple shoebox gift with Operation Christmas Child, you can help change the world, one life at time. Shoeboxes are filled with school supplies, toys, hygiene items and a note of encouragement for a child overseas suffering due to disaster, disease, war, terrorism, famine or poverty. 
More information about Operation Christmas Child is at Samaritan's Purse

How Can You Help?

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOX PACKING PARTY
NOVEMBER 1, 1:00-4:00 PM
One of the always fun intergenerational mission events is our Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Packing Party! Although things will be a bit different this year we will still have this annual event with a few adjustments to how we pack. PLEASE REGISTER ONLY ONE FAMILY MEMBER EVEN THOUGH THE WHOLE FAMILY CAN COME PACK TOGETHER AS WE NEED TO TRACK OUR MAXIMUM CAPACITY BY "FAMILY PACKING PODS". Families will arrive in 15 minute increments although your time here will be longer, this will just help us stagger the packing and distance from each other. You will select your arrival time slot during the registration process.
Within one week of the event you will also need to complete a VAUMC Conference Health Form that is required for all on campus events. If you submit for worship or other events a separate form is not required.
We will be praying for good weather as we are planning this to be an outside event. Please park in the back lot and walk between the sanctuary and education building and you will receive directions to begin your packing!     REGISTER on Realm

Questions? EMAIL Dottie Chilton or call 804-364-3563.