Ben Salem Youth Group News
PNEC Annual Youth Retreat
Several of the Confirmation students will be attending
PNEC Youth Retreat at Spruce Lake, Canadensis from May
This year’s theme is “Messy Faith”.
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Campaign
October 7 - November 18th
We will be collecting filled
shoeboxes again this year in support of Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas
Child. Boxes and idea suggestions are available in the Narthex.
• No toothpaste or candy due to
donation: $9.00/box (No cash!)
• Make one check payable to Ben Salem UCCand
place your donation in box in
Narthex. Be sure to mark it “Shoeboxes”.
Boxes are available in the Narthex or you may use plastic shoebox
Deadline for boxes to be
filled and returned is Sunday, November 18.
“Every shoebox gift is an excellent resource for
evangelism and discipleship, which leads to the multiplication of new believers
and churches around the world.
The Confirmation Class will be collecting items
to assemble Hygiene Kits to send to areas
devastated by the hurricanes. Donations of the following new items are
can be placed in the bin in the Narthex.
1 Bar of Soap (original packaging)
1 Toothbrush (original packaging)
10 Standard Band Aids
1 Hand Towel – 15”x28”
up to 16”x32” (no larger) – no fingertip, bath, dish, or microfiber
1 Wide Tooth Comb
1 Fingernail/Toenail Clipper
End of April/Beginning of May 2018 – Possible Bus Trip to see Bible Museum in Washington, D.C.