South Carolina WMU is partnering with Appalachian Mountain Ministry to provide Christmas backpacks for children and teens. South Carolina Baptists are challenged to provide backpacks for distribution at evangelistic events
between Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Learn About the Ministry
Appalachian Mountain Ministry uses Christmas backpacks as a tangible expression of Christ's love for each child and teen as they do outreach events in various communities.
Engage Your Church
Share with your church what Christmas backpacks accomplish and how they can impact children and teens in the Appalachian area. Create a plan to accomplish goals you set for your group.
Shop & Gather Items
Look through the various gift suggestions to decide which items to include. Prior to shopping, be sure to select the gender and age.
Drop-Off Locations & Times
Please note the following new information related to 2018 Christmas Backpacks. The tentative drop-off locations and dates for Christmas Backpacks are as follows:
• Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, Charleston
Monday, November 12, 2018
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
• South Carolina Baptist Convention Building, Columbia
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Christmas Backpacks dropped off at these locations will be loaded and taken to Kentucky.
Continue to check our website and other communication pieces for the latest information.