Angel Trees

Be sure to check out the trees displayed in the sanctuary.

La Plata County:

Children represented on this tree live in La Plata County. They are from families within the community that require some assistance during the Christmas season in order to ease their financial burden. This is a great opportunity to serve families within our local community, provide Christmas gifts for the children, and deliver joy on Christmas morning. Select an ornament from the Local Angel Tree for gift ideas which include a “Christmas Need” and “Christmas Wish.”

Gift Bag Due Date: Gifts need to be returned to TRC during Worship Service on Sunday, December 3rd. Please fill the provided cloth bag with Christmas gifts and visibly attach the Angel ornament to the bag. Do not wrap the gifts.

Palomas, Mexico: Many families living in the border town of Palomas, Mexico are impoverished and have very little to provide a festive Christmas. There are 18 deserving children represented on this tree. Sponsor a child in Mexico by providing an outfit and the gift of a toy(s) this Christmas season. Gifts will be delivered by our Mexico mission team!

You can also select an ornament to help provide the necessary supplies for the Christmas Fiesta hosted at the Casa de Amor para Ninos, the Christian children’s resource center, in Palomas. They anticipate 800 guests to attend! Select an ornament on the Mexico Angel Tree to sponsor a child or provide the requested Fiesta supplies.

Gift Bag Due Date: Gifts need to be returned to TRC during Worship Service on Sunday, December 3rd.  Please fill the provided cloth bag with Christmas gifts and follow the instructions provided. 

Romania: Help deliver the joy of Christmas to 50 children in Romania that are disadvantaged orphans or foster children living in government group homes. Your $30 financial contribution will give the local missionaries who serve the children the ability to purchase practical gifts such as hygiene products, school supplies, and of course Christmas gift. Select an ornament from the Romanian Angel Tree and commit to pray for the child who will receive your practical Christmas gift.

FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION DUE DATE: Financial gifts need to be received by Sunday, December 3rd during Worship Service or online by 11:59 PM.    

Mozambique – Heart for the Needy: Heart for the Needy is a children’s home in Nampula, Mozambique that works to keep families together. Only in desperate situations do they provide care for orphaned children. Currently, Phil and Laura Olaniyi have 6 children in their care. Your $35 financial contribution will provide a weekend beach retreat for a child to relax, play, and enjoy God’s creation. Your gift provides a 3 day/2 night stay at a beach house, food, and transportation. Select an ornament from the Mozambique Angel Tree and commit to pray for the child who will receive the gift of a Christmas retreat.

FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION DUE DATE: Financial gifts need to be received by Sunday, December 3rd during Worship Service or online by 11:59 PM.    

Uganda, Africa – The GEM Foundation: The GEM Foundation is a home for 34 neglected, abused, and abandoned children in Kampala, Uganda. These children have severe special needs such as hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy and autism. Josh and Emma Quisenberry are the founders and directors of this ministry that, despite the numbers, treat each child as their own. Your gift of $25 will allow the staff to purchase an appropriate gift for your sponsored child.

FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION DUE DATE: Financial gifts need to be received by Sunday, December 3rd during Worship Service or online by 11:59 PM.    

India: Sanctuary Home is a Christian orphanage located in southern India. Most of these 180 children come from the lowest, most maltreated caste in the Hindu system. All of the children from impoverished and broken homes. Prayer and Crystal Durairaj provide shelter, food, healthcare, and education through college/trade school for each child. Your $15 financial contribution will provide a growing orphan with needed new clothing. Select an ornament from the India Angel Tree and commit to pray for the child who will receive a Christmas gift of a new outfit.

FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION DUE DATE: Financial gifts need to be received by Sunday, December 3rd during Worship Service or online by 11:59 PM.    

Missionary Kids: There are currently 18 missionary kids belonging to the missionaries we support at TRC. These kids grow up “on the field”, and have also left their families and friends. While support to the parents is often times minimal, the children may not be able enjoy many gifts. We want to make sure each of these children have a special Christmas this year. Your gift of $50 will allow the parents to purchase gifts that are sure to please.

FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION DUE DATE: Financial gifts need to be received by Sunday, December 3rd during Worship Service or online by 11:59 PM.