GIC 2024 Banquet

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February 1, 2024

5:00pm – 8:30pm

Category: GIC Mission

The GIC 2024 Banquet will be held at the historic South Carolina Society Hall on Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 5:00 pm. The banquet will be catered by Jamie Westendorff. 

Our keynote speaker is David Thompson, Senior Director, International for Operation Christmas Child of Samaritan’s Purse. David began serving with Samaritan’s Purse and the Operation Christmas Child project in 2005.

He started as the Regional Director for Eurasia and now serves as the Senior Director, International for Operation Christmas Child.  David and team are responsible for the fulfillment of the global mission of OCC of Evangelism, Discipleship, and Multiplication (11 million children impacted through shoe box gifts with Gospel outreach and 5 million children discipled annually!).  

Previously, David served with Moscow Bible Church in Moscow, Russia; he also grew up in Russia during the 90’s, speaking the language.

David has a huge heart to love, serve and to share Jesus with the lost wherever they are, especially with the children! He earned a B.A. from Wheaton College, and a M.A. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. 

His wife Beth also serves at Samaritan’s Purse as a nurse in the Cleft Palate Project, bringing joy to many children globally.  They have a 10 year old son, Malachi, a 7 year old daughter, Savannah, and a 4 year old son, Soren.

Ticket sales begin on Sunday, December 17, 2023. Tickets are $100 per person.

Please register and purchase tickets here: GIC 2024 banquet

When: Thursday, February 1, 2024 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: South Carolina Society Hall
Other Details: Registrants can bring named guests