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Volunteer Registration Opens Today for Charlotte
Would you like to help take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the ends of the earth? Volunteer at one of our Operation Christmas Child processing centers in November and December.
After shoebox gifts are collected during National Collection Week (Nov. 13-20), we rely on thousands of volunteers to inspect, pray over, and ready each gift for international shipping. By partnering in this exciting effort, you can play an integral role in bringing Good News and great joy to millions of boys and girls!
Charlotte Processing Center7100 Forest Point Blvd.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28217
Please consider setting up your personal profile now in order to sign up quickly. Flexibility is important in the selection process as slots fill up fast. If your preferred dates and times are not available, please consider another slot, or add your name to the notification list so we can let you know if your time opens up later. Also, please check out “6 Tips to Know Before You Register” for helpful resources, reminders, and suggestions.
Declare His glory among the nations!
National Collection Week
Dear Friends of Young Life,
We would like to extend an invitation for you to join us in prayer for the upcoming Young Life in the Sandhills Banquet. You will find below short daily prayers for each day prior to the banquet and for the day of as well.
Thank you for joining hands with us across the miles lifting these daily requests to our Heavenly Father together. May the Banquet be all that He desires it to be! To God be the Glory.
Praying With A Purpose
for the 2023 Young Life Banquet
Tuesday: Pray for high school and middle school students involved in Young Life and WyldLife who come to the banquet. Pray for their enthusiasm to be contagious, their serving to be heartfelt, and their stories (shared by Reagan Massey and Max Pashley) to be communicated with clarity and passion. (10/23/23 @ 9 am)
Wednesday: Pray for the room to be filled with people (200-250) who love teenagers, want them to have the best life possible, and have the capacity and willingness to support Young Life financially. (10/23/23 @ 10 am)
Thursday: Pray for the Fair Barn staff, Holly Neal and her team. Pray for Paula and the team at Southern Q as they prepare the food. Pray for the kids that will be serving the meals. (10/23/23 @ 11 am)
Friday: Pray for the program; that every aspect (4 C’s demonstrated by kids, banquet prayer done by Matt Stillman, program led by Elizabeth Oettinger and Lucy Noble, our speaker Rick Palmer, and the financial appeal presented by Bailey Vaughan) is done with excellence. (10/23/23 @ 12 pm)
Saturday: Pray for the details that go unnoticed until there’s a problem; for the sound system, lighting, music, etc. to be perfect. Pray for our sound tech Roger Ward. (10/23/23 @ 1 pm)
Sunday: Today, rest and give thanks to God for the gift of Jesus Christ and Young Life’s mission to introduce adolescents to Jesus Christ and help them grow in their faith. (10/23/23 @ 2 pm)
Monday: Pray for the banquet committee and all those who volunteer their service; especially Kate Davis, Keri Van Scoyoc, Shirley Vaughan, Susan Pashley, and Kacy Depenbrock. Also, please pray for our staff and volunteer leaders. (10/23/23 @ 3 pm)
The prayer of a person living right with God
is something powerful to be reckoned with.
James 5:16 (MSG)
P.O. Box 1198
Southern Pines, NC 28388
tel. 910 315 7949