Happy 2022,

As we start a new year, we want to begin thinking about Operation Christmas Child as a YEAR-ROUND ministry at West Heights Baptist Church; not only a Holiday-season event.

First, we would ask you to pray for this ministry/mission of our church – Pray that these boxes will touch the lives of the receiving children and their families. Pray that they would, indeed, hear the good news of Jesus and respond to it!

This year, we are going to try and get the word out, of the needs of OCC via the WHBC newsletter. When your newsletter comes to your email on Tuesday’s, there will be information, requests, and links to see what’s going on.

In 2021, West Heights shipped 2216 boxes! Just think about how many childrens’ lives that will be touched. Also, there might only be ONE box per family, but the child will share the contents of the package with the whole family, most likely. They will also share “The Greatest Journey” bible study on how to receive Jesus with their family also!

Thank you for your passion to take the gospel to the world,

OCC Ministry

Requested Items

Fabric Supplies:

Yarn – part of skeen, from yard sales, clean outs, sale items are perfect!

Fabric (any fabric you aren’t going to use is perfect!)

Thread (part of a spool or full spools)


School supplies:


Pens – new or used (from junk drawer)

Paper Tablets

Pencil Sharpeners (dollar stores sell 12 pks)


erasers (bar or cap)

Kid’s Special:

Stuffed Toys (clean out your child’s or grandchild’s stuffed animal collection-we want them)

Books (small books)


Fishing Hooks

Fishing Line


Soap (must be bar soap, no liquid)

Toothbrushes (no toothpaste)

Donate to West Heights Baptist Church: Operation Christmas Child

by designating a check or cash envelope to OCC Ministry


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For more information about Operation Christmas Child