What a relief the weather changed for the Christmas Fayre. Although it was windy, the sun shone and gave us a pleasant 16 degrees.
The Fayre had been opened up to local stall holders and the response was wonderful. We had Hand Knits by Lesley Frost with some beautiful knitted doll's clothes, artists with painted tiles and pictures, lovely home made cakes and so many more.
And for the Chaplaincy, Jasmine with June and Jackie manned the craft stall, Dawn and John hoped these Santa Boots were made for walking. David Norma and Eileen organised the ever poplar bric a brac stall. Bottle tombola manned by
Barbara and Port and mince pies on offer from Robena and friends. Ladies clothes from Carol and Sally and gents from Peter. Gill and Ron were busy with lovely hand made cards. The raffle stall, full of interesting prizes.
With many other stalls attracting customers, it was a busy scene. Jean and Ann sold a variety of pickles and jams made by several members of our churches. Duncan and John delighted everyone with hot drinks and bacon rolls.
It is impossible to name everyone who gave so much time and effort today, the bakers of cakes, setter up of stalls, and overall planning. So a huge thank you to all our church members and those who came to buy and make the day special.
It was also lovely to welcome our new locum priest, Rev Gerry, who was happy to have his photo taken with Father Alan and Tony, one of our church wardens.
It was announced on Sunday that we raised €2400 at the Fayre yesterday, so well done to everyone who helped make that such a success.
Article by Margie Gall & Pam Carter
Photographs by Margie Gall * Gerda Liegmann