Frequently Asked Questions

When exactly will the store be open?

Good question! The store is open for only one day each year. This year, it will open on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 9:00am. Ending time will depend on how many families we end up serving.

How can I be one of the families that is able to shop in the Christmas Store?

Participating families were chosen through an application process. Unfortunately, if you did not receive and fill out an application, you cannot participate.

I’d like to help, but I don’t know where to start…

There are so many ways that you can be a part of the 2019 Summerfield Christmas Store! The best place to start is the Volunteer page. This is the page that lists all the volunteer positions. If you can’t volunteer but still want to help, you can make a monetary donation by clicking on the Donation page. You can also sign up to donate items like wrapping paper, gift bags, craft items, food, drinks, etc. If you still have questions or need more information, please e-mail us at

I’m not sure if my entire church wants to participate. Can I volunteer as an individual?

Yes, of course you can, and we’d love to have you! Simply sign up on the Volunteer page.

I want to volunteer, but I’m afraid that it might be too fast-paced or physical for me.

No worries about that! We have jobs for everyone, including some where you’ll sit for the majority of your shift. If you need more information about which position would work best for you, please e-mail us at

How long is each shift?

Each shift is 2 hours long, but you can choose to work longer if you’d like.

This sounds like a great project for our Youth Group to get involved in!

It definitely is! We will have a Youth Sort Night beginning at 6:00-8:00pm on Sunday, December 8. This is when the youth will sort all the gifts we’ve received and get them ready to be placed in the store. The plan is to begin with a pizza dinner, then take care of the sorting. After the sorting is complete, the youth will enjoy a Christmas Store Brochure 2019little fun and fellowship. If you would like to attend, please be sure to sign up first by clicking here.

Where will the store be located?

The 2019 Summerfield Christmas Store will be hosted by Summerfield Peace United Methodist Church, located at 2334 Scalesville Road, Summerfield, NC 27358. For directions, please click here.

How is the Christmas Store stocked? 

The store is stocked by many local churches and area businesses. You can read more about this on the Partners page. 

All donations made to the Summerfield Christmas Store are tax-deductible. The Tax ID for Summerfield Peace United Methodist Church is 82-3762939. Click here for a copy of our tax-exempt letter.

Do you have a flyer or brochure with more details that I can take to my church or business?

We do! Please click here to download it or contact us at and we’ll print and mail it to you.