The First Baptist Church of Pattonsburg Relay Center announced that 1,197 shoe boxes were collected during Operation Christmas Child this year. The shoe boxes were packed in 67 cartons.
This is the most shoe boxes collected to date since the First Baptist Church of Pattonsburg became a Relay Center in 2006. Last year’s total was 1,019.
The shoe boxes, collected from an area within a 45-minute radius of Pattonsburg, are