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OCC Total 2,468 going in to final day for drop offs

By Mark Fudge

The Collection of Operation Christmas Child shoe box gifts in Adair County has gone extremely well leading into Monday's final day of Collection.

Sunday was another busy day with 370 boxes dropped off by 15 different individuals or churches. Monday, November 22, 2021, is the final day of drop offs during this year's National Collection Week.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts Monday at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

Remaining drop-off times are as follows:
  • Monday, November 22: 9amCT to 11amCT
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OCC 2021: Anna Huff from Rheber Nazarene



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
Anna Huff from Rheber Nazarene has been making drop offs at the Wheet Fellowship Hall for several years. She visited the drop off Center on Sunday afternoon, November 21, 2021.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Dorinda Morrison and Gracie Morrison



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
Dorinda Morrison and Gracie Morrison helped pack OCC boxes at Sparksville Baptist Church. They dropped off boxes Sunday afternoon.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
The Hedgespeths dropped off shoe box gifts packed by Mt. Gilboa Baptist Church on Sunday afternoon, November 21, 2021.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Hayley McQueary



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
Hayley McQueary packed her own individual shoebox gifts for Operation Christmas Child. She packed one for a boy and one for a girl.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Jan Royse



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
Jan Royse has been packing and tracking her own individual boxes for several years. She dropped off boxes at the Wheet Fellowship Hall Sunday afternoon.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Great Oaks C4 Ministries



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
These beautiful OCC boxes were packed by Great Oaks C4 Ministries. Delivering the boxes are Kathy Arnold and Jerry Arnold.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Debbie and Doug Cowan



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
Debbie and Doug Cowan dropped off OCC boxes packed by Purdy Church.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Nathaniel Cravens



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
Nathaniel Cravens saw his sister's softball team packing boxes, and decided he wanted to pack some boxes also. He is pictured here with his mother Rebecca Cravens while dropping off their OCC boxes.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Living By Faith Church



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
The Living By Faith Church provided many Gospel opportunities by packing shoe box gifts. Pictured our Nathan Burns, Cassie Burns, and Cayson Burns.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Kasey Kessler



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
Kasey Kessler is now 10 years old so this year he packed 10 shoebox gifts. He packs boxes according to his age each year. He's already looking forward to packing 11 boxes in 2022.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Gracie Wilson



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
Gracie Wilson said that when she was younger she loved to pack shoebox gifts for children. She decided this year she would start packing boxes once again and dropped off several Sunday afternoon.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Glens Fork Church of the Nazarene



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
The final drop off Sunday afternoon was made by the Glens Fork Church of the Nazarene. Their drop off brought the total of shoebox gifts leading into Monday's final day of collections to 2,468 boxes. Pastor Scott Cooksey made the delivery for the church.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Sparksville Baptist Church Youth



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
The Sparksville Baptist Church Youth have been busy packing OCC Shoebox gifts. Front row: Gracie Morrison, Lindsey Harper, Jill England, Jonah Morgan, Caleb Morgan and Evelyn Morgan. Back row: Felicia Morgan, Dorinda Morrison, Seth Caldwell, Melissa Caldwell, Isaiah Morgan and John England.

Individuals can drop off shoebox gifts on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 9amCT to 11amCT at the Columbia First Church of the Nazarene; Wheet Fellowship Hall at 1200 Jamestown St., Columbia Kentucky.

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OCC 2021: Columbia First Church of the Nazarene



2021-11-22 - Columbia, KY - Photo by Mark Fudge.
The Columbia First Church of the Nazarene packed shoebox gifts on Sunday evening. Pictured is April Curry, president of missions at the church.

With their contribution to OCC the new total is more than 2,600 boxes.

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