CHRISTMAS–THE TIME FOR GIVING

By LORETTA FULTON

The thought of a bunch of gifts under the tree on Christmas morning might have been dancing through the minds of children at a recent gift-making workshop, but  you wouldn’t have known it.

Boone Snodgrass, 7, was one of the children packing plastic bags with soft peppermints at a work station set up in the fellowship hall at Wylie United Methodist Church. One bag would go to a Meals on Wheels recipient and the child packing the bags would keep one.

Boone was quick to acknowledge that one part of that arrangement suited him better — the thought of giving a gift to someone else.

“This makes me happier,” he said.

Read complete story by Loretta Fulton in the Reporter-News, including listing of Christmas Eve services.

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