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‘Operation Christmas Child’ a labor of love for congregation

Volunteers sort donations for Operation Christmas Child at the Middleburgh Reformed Church, a drop-off point for the operation.
Photographer: Barry Sloan
Volunteers sort donations for Operation Christmas Child at the Middleburgh Reformed Church, a drop-off point for the operation.
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The congregation at the Middleburgh Reformed Church, along with thousands of congregations around the world, is working to make sure children everywhere have a cheerful holiday season. For the third year in a row, the church participated as a drop-off destination for Operation Christmas Child. The project provides shoeboxes filled with gifts to children in need. Last year, nearly 8.2 million shoeboxes were donated to children worldwide, with 5.2 million coming from the United States. ...


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