Operation Christmas Child

Filling boxesChase Family Church, Enfield supports Operation Christmas Child.  Margaret Thomas coordinates the filling and collection of shoe boxes and gifts from the church.


Operation Christmas Child (OCC) is an initiative of Samaritan’s Purse, a Christian relief and development agency working amongst communities in need in 18 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Samaritans  Purse do more than just send shoeboxes overseas. They respond in a distinctly Christian way to issues facing people in the places where they work: issues like water and sanitation, HIV and AIDS, sustainable livelihoods Boxes to be blessedalong with disasters and emergencies. They choose to work through the local Church - seeing it as God’s chosen instrument to bring hope to a hurting world.