Operation Christmas Child - Thank You

Thanks to LABC from Heart of Kentucky Area Team

2015 Shoebox Totals:
--LABC - 464 (263 in 2014 - 76% increase)
--Area - 35,575 (31,420 in 2014 - 12% increase)
--Kentucky - 235,706 (217,883 in 2014 - 8% increase)
--Mid-South - 746,724 (682,817 in 2014 - 9% increase)
--United States - 8,765,637 (7,991,643 in 2014 - 10% increase)
--Global - 11,213,010 (up from 10,440,333 in 2014)

Celebrating Year of Amazing Growth!
--Heart of KY collected our largest area shoebox total ever - first time over 35,000!
--Two counties collected over 7,000 gifts - Taylor Co. and Boyle Co.
--Eight counties saw an increase in shoeboxes from 2014
--Heart of KY area had the largest team growth in the Mid-South Region (16 new TMs)
--Heart of KY area had the largest increase in relay centers in Mid-South Region (3 new RCs)
--Area collection total has increased more than 20,000 since 2010 (14,105 collected in 2010)!
--Over the past 10 years, almost 190,000 shoebox gifts have packed in the Heart of KY

Celebrating area team members committed to increasing Gospel Opportunities through:
--More than 10 separate county-wide events with a variety of resource fairs, prayer events, kickoff events, dedication events and celebration events
--Highly Missional Drop-Off Locations
--Participating in OCC equipping opportunities including national Connect Conference in Dallas; bi-monthly area team meetings, summer county team meetings and ministry team meetings