A Christmas Mission Accomplished

A Christmas Mission Accomplished

I have been waiting until our Christmas-in-July celebrations to tell this story. Last year we added several names to a project we call Operation Christmas Cheer. This is a simple little effort we make to reach out and send a little love to folks who could use it through our Christmas cards. These folks could be ill, maybe elderly, perhaps serving far away from home at Christmas or merely just experiencing a hardship. We make this little effort to try and lift folks a little in these situations. We received a name and address from one of our members onRead more

Operation Christmas Cheer

Operation Christmas Cheer

Under the auspices of Santa’s Sleigh we’re taking on a new, simple effort this year — something we call Operation Christmas Cheer. Operation Christmas Cheer aims to make this holiday season brighter for some folks who might not be able to enjoy it as in years past. The inspiration for this, candidly, was my Mom, who had seen her world become smaller and smaller due to declining health. In the last years of her life we were able to get her into my home for a few hours at Christmas time and she greatly admired the dozens and dozens ofRead more