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Operation Christmas Child 2016

FBC Collection

  1. FBC 2016 Collection Dates: October 16-November 16. Place filled shoeboxes in the Welcome Center.
  2. You may use any REGULAR SIZED shoebox, but oversized boxes are discouraged.  Plastic shoeboxes may be purchased at many stores.
  3. Packing instructions, boy/girl labels, and suggested items lists are available in the FBC office or at  www.samaritanspurse.com/occ .
  4. To cover shipping costs please enclose a check to Samaritan’s Purse “for OCC” in the amount of $7.00 per box.  If you pack multiple boxes, you may write one check to cover all your boxes and place it in any one of the boxes. You may also make your shipping contribution online at www.samaritanspurse.com/occ and print out a special bar-coded label.  You will then receive an e-mail telling where your box was sent.
  5. Please attach a label to your box designating it for a “Boy” or a “Girl” and check the appropriate age category (2-4, 5-9, 10-14).
  6. Please put a strong rubber band around your filled shoebox.
  7. Other methods of giving to Operation Christmas Child include “Build a Shoebox” and “The Greatest Journey.”  Information for these may be found at www.samaritanspurse.com/occ .

Florence Area OCC Relay Center

  1. FBC will host this drop-off location for the Florence area from November 14-21, 2016.
  2. FBC members are needed to staff the center.  Sign up lists for work times are at the receptionist’s desk in the church office.
  3. More information concerning the Florence Replay Center can be found www.facebook.com/OCCFlorenceAL
Operation Christmas Child - Florence Relay Center
316 East Tombigbee Street, Florence, Alabama
FBC Sermons Online

Sermons from Sunday morning services at First Baptist Church of Florence are available on our webpage for download and available as a podcast.

To download a message click on the Sermon Audio section on the top of our webpage.

To setup messages to be delivered as a podcast direct your podcast application to our Podcast Feed that is available at the top of our webpage. You can also find our podcast in the iTunes Podcast Library.