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Christmas Gathering

Christmas Gathering

12 noon Saturday 16th December
Fairford Community Centre
Free Entry

Musical Entertainment, Raffle, Bring and Buy.

Light Lunch: Tickets for lunch £5 each (Free for children under 10). Tickets from the Parish Office or Kathleen Price (01285 712417) or on the door.

All welcome. Money raised for the upkeep of St Mary's Church.

Christmas Day Lunch

Christmas Day Lunch

12.30 25th December
Fairford Community Centre

For individuals and couples in Fairford and nearby villages who would otherwise be on their own.

Contact Amanda or Mervyn Cully to reserve your place ring 01285 712700. Lifts can be arranged and a donation of £5 would be appreciated to go towards the food.

Charity of the Month 1:
Children’s Society

Children’s Society

The Children’s Society is a leading charity committed to making childhood better for all children in the UK. Action is taken to protect, rescue and support children facing life trapped in a vicious circle of fear and harm. Children are given the hope and confidence they need to face the future with optimism. None are turned away. The work of the Society depends on generous donations from the public, supporters and volunteers.

Can you help with a donation? For further information: write to The Children’s Society, Edward Rudolf House. 69-95 Margery Street, LONDON WC1 0JL. Tel: 020 78414400 Option 1.

A collection will be taken for the Society at the Crib service.

Charity of the Month 2:


For anyone homeless or in hostel accommodation Christmas can be an exceptionally lonely and depressing time. For the last 45 years CRISIS has helped to alleviate that loneliness by the provision of Christmas Centres across London during the Christmas period that not only offer vital companionship but also meals and warmth together with a wide range of essential services. All this is provided by volunteers from all walks of life.

YTo find out more about their activities, please write to CRISIS, 68 Commercial Street LONDON E1 6LT. Tel: 0844 251 0111.

A collection for CRISIS will be taken during the Carol Service.

Advent Drinks Party And Canapes

Advent Drinks Party And Canapes

Sunday 10th December at 12 noon
Fairford Community Centre

Mike and Alison Godsal request the pleasure of your company at this event to raise funds for St Mary's Church.

£6.00 to include the first drink. A generous donation for further drinks!

Telephone:01285 713101, Email

Charity Advent Service

On behalf of
Gloucestershire Arthritis Trust
Sunday December 3rd at 6pm
St Mary’s Church

Collection shared between GAT and St Mary’s Church.

Messy Church

Messy Church

We meet on the second Sunday
of every month.

Sunday 10th December
In St Mary's Church. 4pm-6pm
Crafts, Games, Celebration, Cooked Meal

This month is a bit different. We will be having a Christingle Service and will be joined by Fairford Primary School. The service will be followed by mince pies and a drink, but no cooked meal. We shall finish about 5pm.


Making Space Sat 16th December

<Making Space

2.00 – 4.00 p.m. Fairford Community Centre
Family Crafts and Coffee Shop

This month's theme: Christmas Party!.

Adults and Children
£2 per child (max. £5 per family)
Concessions available

A project of Churches Together Around Fairford.
Enabling families to enjoy being families.

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