Operation Christmas Child - Pray & PackHammond Avenue is serving as the collection center for Northeast IowaOperation Christmas Child Logo for Operation Christmas Child. We will accept boxes from churches and individuals throughout the Cedar Valley, as well as from relay centers around the area.

Carolyn serves as our coordinator and will be assisted by many volunteers from our church and other congregations.

Our collection center at the church is usually open the following hours during the national collection week in November :

Monday-Friday, November 13-17 – 11:00 am-1:00 pm & 4:00-7:00 pm
Saturday, November 18 – 9:00 am-12:00 noon
Sunday, November 19 – 2:00-5:00 pm
Monday, November 20 – 9:00 am-5:00 pm

If you have more than 50 boxes to bring, please call in advance to the church (319-234-4094) or toll-free at 1-800-419-8815. Or call if you need to make an appointment for drop-off of boxes at another time.

Click below for a suggested list of items.  At our church we collect items throughout the year and every month is something different.

Monthly item list