Christmas Backpacks for 2019
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.
The registration information will be
coming early fall!
Labeling the Backpacks for 2019
Ribbon System for Labeling Backpacks
Please tie TWO ribbons to the carrying handle of each backpack.
One ribbon to identify the gender:
Blue ribbon for boys
Pink ribbon for girls
One ribbon to identify the age:
Yellow ribbon for ages 4-7
Green ribbon for ages 8-10
Red ribbon for ages 11-15
Drop-Off Locations & Times
The drop-off locations and dates for Christmas Backpacks will be announced early fall.
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