ST MARY’S: Everyone is welcome at the Christmas Fair, open from 10am tomorrow, Saturday, in the village hall, with a rainbow of stalls, cakes and gourmet gifts, tombola, raffle, games, books and toys, refreshments and the Grand Draw. Advent starts this Sunday, the anticipation of Jesus’ birth, join us in church at 10am to light the first candle in the Advent Crown and also to celebrate Christingle and raise money for The Children’s Society. It will be a lively, informal celebration which will include the baptism of baby Oscar. Services on Sunday, 8am Holy Communion and 6.30pm Eucharist for Advent. On Monday morning our Bible Study group meets at 10.30am in the church room. The Advent Talks take place on Mondays, December 3 and 10, at 3pm and 7.30pm in the Church Room. Session one on December 3 explores what actually happened when Jesus was born and session two on December 10 will take a close look at modern day celebrations.