Monte Vista Baptist Church, 1735 Old Niles Ferry Road, Maryville, is a drop-off location for shoe boxes filled for Operation Christmas Child. National Collection Week is Nov. 18-25.
Dates and times for dropping off the shoe boxes at Monte Vista are: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18, 1-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 1-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23, 12:30-3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25.
People across the country fill boxes with gifts for children in more than 100 countries across the globe. Those dropping off boxes at Monte Vista must use the entrance on Old Niles Ferry Road; the entrance on U.S. Highway 411 South is closed.