Operation Christmas Child open

Concord Baptist Church on Shelby County 22 in Calera will be a relay center for Operation Christmas Child. The shoebox ministry through Samaritan’s Purse and Franklin Graham. The church will collect shoeboxes from now through Nov. 21 Mon.-Sun. Drop-off times as follows: Mon.-Thurs: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday: 1-5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sunday: noon-2 p.m. For more information, call Ada Jane Spinks at 903-6024.