Operation Christmas Child

Sharon United Methodist Church is honored to once again be a collection site for the Decatur area. This will be our 16th year in partnership with Samaritan’s Purse and this wonderful ministry! Things will be different this year, and we ask that you review the following guidelines before you bring your boxes.

Don’t forget the “Build-A-Shoebox Online” option. Click here to begin building!


ALL DROP-OFFS WILL BE CURBSIDE

Please follow signage at the church to designated parking spaces and stay in your car.

BRINGING MORE THAN 100 BOXES?

Please call ahead so we can be ready to serve you quickly and efficiently

NEW! DROP-OFF FORMS

Everyone must fill out this form. You may download it below. Bringing a completed form will save time at your drop-off. Thank you!


Drop-Off Times

Monday, November 169 am – 12 pm
Tuesday, November 174 – 6 pm
Wednesday, November 189 – 11 am
Thursday, November 196 – 8 pm
Friday, November 204 – 6 pm
Saturday, November 219 – 11 am
Sunday, November 221 – 4 pm
Monday, November 239 – 11 am

Pre-printed shoeboxes are now available! You may pick up at the church from Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 Noon. Groups may take up to 25 boxes.

Still have questions?

Please call the church office at 217-429-2033 or visit Samaritan’s Purse.