OCC Full Circle Speaker

Operation Christmas Child Full Circle Speaker will speak at Friendship Bible Church, 1703 State Route 44 in Randolph on Saturday, July 28th at 3 PM. 

The speaker, Mariya Snizhko was born in Ukraine and raised by Christian parents. Even though her parents worked very hard, they rarely got paid. The family of eight lived in a one-room apartment with only the bare necessities.

Mariya received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox as a gift in 2002. Her favorite items were colored pencils, markers and crayons which fueled her creativity and her enthusiasm for art. The gift strengthened her faith and trust in God because when her family least expected it, the gift came to them filled with items they needed. It was a tangible experience of watching God care and provide for His children. Mariya and her family moved to the United States when she was 12 years old. Three years later, her youth leader brought empty Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes for her youth group to pack. She recognized the box and has been packing shoeboxes since. Please join us for a special time of Mariya sharing her testimony of how God used a shoebox gift to strengthen her faith.