christmas in august

Sunday, august 2, 2020   |   church parking lot

Many things have changed in our lives lately, but the needs of the Methodist Home for Children remain the same. The following are wish list items for the children. In the past, these items have been used solely for the kids in the home, for basic needs and incentives, and for positive individual and household behavior. This year, the bedding items and pots/pans may also be used to help give a hand up to those teens who have complete high school and are stepping out on their own.


We will be celebrating Christmas in August as part of our August 2 worship service with a donation drive-thru drop-off on August 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. During this donation drop-off, Benson Memorial members must drive to the front driveway circle of the church and someone will remove their donations from their car. You may also donate monetarily by writing "Christmas in August" in the memo line of a check to the church or indicate "Christmas in August" in the memo line indication of online giving.


Please prayerfully consider donating to this worthy cause.


Items We are Collecting:

Dove soap/body wash


Soap/tooth brush holder

Axe body wash


Wash clothes


Sheets (twin size)

Comforters (twin size)



Pots and pans



Board games

Activity books


Madden Football PlayStation 4 game

Male and female black polo shirts (S, M, L)

Male khaki pants (junior 27, 30, 32, 34 waist)

Female khaki pants (junior 5/7, 7/8, 9/10)

Basketball shorts (L, XL)

T-shirts, male and female (X, XL)

Pajama bottoms (L, XL)