Boxes of Joy 

This Hope Journey would generally be offered any time from September right up until the Shoeboxes are dedicated (usually around the middle of November.) 

Boxes of joy’ is based on the work of operation Christmas Child’s Shoe box appeal. A way of sharing the Christian work of this charity with the local community giving a practical way of sharing Christian values. This workshop also links with areas in school life such as every child matters and world ethics.

Through the six workshop format, pupils are encouraged to reflect and engage upon the following questions and issues: 
  • What is important and of value to me in my life?
  • Where has my life journey taken me so far?
  • Why should I help people in need?
  • How can I help people in need?
  • How does sending a shoebox at Christmas time make a difference to the child who receives it?

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