Operation Christmas Child

Missions partnerships


Operation Christmas Child is a division of Samaritan's Purse that goes to the aid of the world’s poor, sick, and suffering. They are an effective means of reaching hurting people in countries around the world with food, medicine, and other assistance in the Name of Jesus Christ.

Samaritan’s Purse Australia and New Zealand has been doing emergency relief since 1995. Some of our projects include providing life-saving clean water, education and vocational training, agriculture and livelihood programs, health and nutrition and Operation Christmas Child.

Tuggeraong Baptist Church joins the annual Operation Christmas Child Campaign to fill shoe boxes with gifts for children in need around the world.

The COVID-19 global pandemic has disrupted everyday life in some way for nearly everyone on the planet. Yet, Operation Christmas Child continues to share the eternal hope of the Gospel and to serve in Jesus’ Name.

We want boys and girls around the world to know that God loves them and has not forgotten them during this time of fear and uncertainty.

This year (2021) Samaritan's Purpose are offering the option to Pack a Shoe Box on-line is COVID-Safe as you do not have to leave your home and all other contact and travel involved in distributing empty boxes, collecting them and transporting to a central point for shipping to Sydney are eliminated.