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Project Leaders Vital To Operation Christmas Child – Brevard NC


At last Sunday's church service, Lois and Chuck Hughes were recognized for their efforts with Operation Christmas Child. Pictured left to right are Katrina Cantrell, the new Operation Christmas Child project leader for Brevard FUMC, the Rev. Mike Holden, the Rev. Lauren Sims-Salata, and Lois and Chuck Hughes. (Courtesy photo)

Since 1998, Lois Hughes has had many special memories of helping with the Operation Christmas Child effort at the First United Methodist Church (FUMC) in Brevard.

Her favorite memory is seeing the children run down the church aisle on Sunday, carrying a shoe box filled with gifts for needy children throughout the world

"They were excited to be bringing a box they had helped pack to send to a child so far away, knowing the boy or girl would also receive a booklet with the story of Jesus in it," she said.

Through Nov. 24, shoe boxes are being collected at two locations in Transylvania...

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