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CCLC Missions

Operation Christmas Child

The Amazing Journey of a Shoebox Gift Begins with You and Results in Evangelism, Discipleship, and Multiplication.

Operation Christmas Child  “Shoeboxes”

A reminder —  we have a collection box in the church’s Gathering Place for any items donated for our packing party. The shoeboxes are available for you to pick up and fill.  Suggested items for each age level are listed by the boxes.                                                       

Our Christmas Child Shoebox collection day is Sunday, November 13th .

Join the Packing Party!

We will have a Packing Party on         Saturday, November 12th at 10:00am in the church’s Gathering Place. There we can fill shoeboxes with items donated for the Operation Christmas Child cause.     If you have a partially filled box at that time you may bring it down and finish stuffing it full!                                                           Our Christmas Child Shoebox collection day is Sunday, November 13th .

Lutheran World Relief

 Rub-A-Dub-Dub, Fill Up The Tub!

It’s time again to fill up our tub with items for the Personal Care Kits,  Baby Kits and School Kits for Lutheran World Relief.

You can help just by picking up a few extra items when you are out shopping.                     

Every extra bar of soap, box of crayons or pair of baby socks contributes to our efforts.

Place your donated items in the galvanized tub located in The Gathering Place (Fellowship area).

Thank you for your ongoing help with this Mission project!

All items listed are the only items LWR will accept in their  kits. We appreciate your donations of these specific items.

Personal Care Kit

  •  Adult size toothbrushes in original packaging

  • Sturdy combs

  • Metal nail clippers

  • Bath-size towels and hand towels in dark colors

Baby Care Kit

  •  Light weight cotton T-shirts            (no onesies)

  • Long or short sleeved gowns or sleepers (without feet). Sizes up to 18 months

  • Jackets, sweaters or sweatshirts with hood or include baby cap

  • Pairs of socks

  • Hand towels (dark colors)

School Kit

  •  70-sheet notebooks wide or college rule

  • Rulers (30 centimeters on one side)

  • Pencil sharpeners

  • Blunt scissors

  • #2 pencils with erasers

  • Black or blue pens (no gel ink)

  • 2.5 inch erasers 

  • Box of 16 or 24 crayons

On Oct. 28 the CCLC Quilters shipped 100 quilts, 27 Baby Care Kits, 29 Personal Care Kits and 57 School Kits to Lutheran World Relief

Affirming God’s love for all people, we work with Lutherans and partners around the world to end poverty, injustice and human suffering.

Hand in Hand Farm


                                      Hand In Hand Farm has been partnering with Christ Community for almost ten years now.  

                                      We appreciate the mission support, but the greater blessing has been that of having a safe church                                        to bring vulnerable families to so that they can experience the love and support of a church family                                          while they learn about God and Jesus. Christ Community has been that church family. 

                                      When you look out over the sanctuary during the service, one sees a lot of grey hair.  The uninformed would think that this is a church on the way out, elders without another generation to succeed them.   What they don’t see are all of the grandparents here, ready to nurture the future generations that are brought through these doors. 

Most of you have heard about Hand In Hand Farm through our presentations.  If you want to find out more about what we do, it’s easy to Google us and find our website and Facebook page.  However, it’s more important to us that you know about YOUR role in what comes AFTER Hand In Hand Farm, the church family that’s needed to provide support for families for the rest of their lives. 

                             Hand In Hand Farm     35105 Ede Road, Lebanon, OR 97355   541-451-1243                                                                           Visit our website:                                                                                                                                Share and like our page on Facebook!:                                                                           Sign up for our email mailing list! 

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CMF INTERNATIONAL  is a global mission team at work in 26 countries creating dynamic, Christ-centered communities. 

June Johnson, Ukraine


                                        “Human history is the long terrible story of man trying to find something

                                         other than God which will make him happy.”
                                         —C.S. Lewis



Happy Birthday June!

June’s birthday is February 20th.

If you would like to send a card to June, just cut and paste her mailing address, that is given here, to an envelope.

Remember it requires an international postage stamp that you can get at the post office.


More address’, already cut out, are available at the church.




June Johnson Zimmer 305

Willy-Schenk – Straße 9

73527 Schwäbisch Gmünd



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