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OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

National collection week for Operation Christmas Child is Nov. 12-19. Many local churches, organizations, and individuals are participating. Filled boxes are shipped to more than 100 countries through Samaritan’s Purse, an evangelical and charitable organization operated by Franklin Graham. Filled boxes can be dropped off at your church if it participates or at First Baptist Church, 1133 N. Third St. or

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NEVER TOO EARLY FOR CHRISTMAS

  By Loretta Fulton Just days before Thanksgiving, Santa’s elves were already busy in Abilene, getting Operation Christmas Child boxes packed with goodies and ready to ship. First Baptist Church and Wylie United Methodist Church served as dropoff locations for churches and organizations in the Abilene area. On Dec. 15 volunteers will tow trailers loaded with packed boxes to a

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