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CBC helps Lindsey freshmen with Operation Christmas Child
Christmas starts in August: President Luckey receives two checks for Operation Christmas Child: 1) from congregation of Columbia Baptist Church, and 2) one from interim CBC pastor Ted Taylor and his wife Sheri in honor of LWC trustee Sue Stivers
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By Duane Bonifer
COLUMBIA, KY - Columbia Baptist Church gave Lindsey Wilson college $1,600 on Thursday, August 12, 2011, to help Lindsey Wilson College freshmen who will participate this fall in Operation Christmas Child.
The church presented two checks to LWC President William T. Luckey Jr. - - $1,500 from church members and $100 from the Columbia Baptist Church transitional pastor, Rev. Ted Taylor and his wife, Sheri. The Taylors made the gift in honor of Columbia Baptist Church member Sue Stivers of Columbia, who is also a Lindsey Wilson trustee.
The money will be used to help pay for the projects postage expenses.This school year, freshmen at LWC and Campbellsville (Ky.) University aim to collect 2,011 shoeboxes Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child is a fundraising program that sends shoeboxes packed with toys, school supplies and personal hygiene items to disadvantaged children in developing and Third World countries. This years theme of the two schools campaign is Operation Together for Gods Glory -- Lindsey Wilson College and Campbellsville University.
Operation Christmas Child is coordinated by Samaritans Purse, a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization that provides spiritual and physical aid to people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritans Purse has helped worked with victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease and famine. Duane Bonifer.The writer, Duane Bonifer, is Public Relations Director at Lindsey Wilson College.
This story was posted on 2011-08-12 04:55:18
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