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The Annual Church Fair

On Saturday, November 10th at Belmont Uniting Church, Thomson St. Belmont 8:30am - 12:30pm

Come and join our wonderful day of fun and fellowship with ‘all the fun of the fair.’

Cakes       Craft         Trash & Treasure        Devonshire Tea James & Spreads       Lucky Dip        Garden bargains

Sausage Sizzle        Second hand books    

And so much more to enjoy!

Convenor Ray 'I’m Excited!' Ferguson 5244 3428 Mob 0423 922 112

100% of the income raised at the Fair will go towards the following organisations:

Act for Peace  Uniting Education Fund  Uniting World  St. Phillips College N.T.  The Starfish Nippers Program   Anam Cara House


If any congregation members have an appeal or organization they would like to nominate as a beneficiary of a portion of the proceeds of our Fair, please pass this information on to the Mission and Outreach Committee, before 25th September, for consideration. As well as the name and address (or email address) of the organization, a short explanation of their work/mission would be appreciated. Please pass this information to a member of the Mission and Outreach Committee, or place in the “M” pigeon hole at church.


SHEEP MANURE - Bags of sheep manure - $5.00/bag or $45/ten bags, delivered to your door. If you want manure please forward your orders to John Rankin, Brian Wood or Bill Jennings

HOMEMADE JAM & RELISH - New this month: Mango Chutney, Spicy Zucchini & Tomato Kasundi (hot), Blood Orange Marmalade, Cherry Jam, Four Fruits Marmalade , Pineapple & Lemon Marmalade, Plum & Cherry Jam, Plum & Rhubarb Jam.New last month: Fig & Ginger Jam, Lime & Ginger Marmalade, Lime & Lemon Marmalade, Plum Sauce.

PRODUCTS: Lemon Butter, Passionfruit & Lemon Butter.MARMALADES: Cumquat, Blood Orange, Four Fruits, Grapefruit, Pineapple & Lemon, Lime & Ginger, Lime & Lemon. JAMS: Apricot, Blackberry, Cherry, Crab Apple Jelly, Fig, Fig & Ginger, Plum, Plum & Cherry, Plum & Rhubarb, Quince, Quince Jelly, Raspberry, Strawberry.RELISH/CHUTNEYS/SAUCES: Mango Chutney, Plum Sauce, Spicy Zucchini & Tomato Kasundi, Spicy Apple & Rhubarb Chutney, Rhubarb Relish, Tomato Relish & Madras Tomato Relish.


JAM HELPERS:  Keep the empty jars coming in!

CUMQUAT shortage: Anyone who has 1⁄2 - a full bucket of cumquats would be appreciated by Pam Duthie as the CumquatMarmalade is getting low AND there’s still 2 months to theCHURCH FAIR! Ring Pam or bring them to church.

THANK YOU to all those who bring along their empty jars for me. Without them this stall would not exist! Please continue a little longer.
The stall will be operating at the 2018 Fair and all donations are thankfully received. From 2019 the stall will not be operating as in the past but it is hoped to have a small stall for the Fair.


Many thanks to those who have already donated new items to the Gift Stall for this year's fete. The large box for donation of further items is in the hall near the honey table. Regardless of how long you have had them any items that are new, undamaged and commercially produced are welcome and will hopefully be sold to go to a new home. Any packaging, tags or pricing with an item are welcome but not essential.

On the day of the Fair you will be able to buy new gifts for yourself or for others and what is not sold will go to Uniting Barwon for their Christmas gift distribution or be sold in their shops. We welcome toys, books and games, kitchenware and other household items, clothing that is packaged or has tags attached, accessories, toiletries, stationery, outdoor items etc. Any new handmade items are welcomed by the Craft Stall.

An extra helper would be welcome for half an hour or so on the day. Please speak to me if you could assist there or if you need items collected. All pricing is done by me beforehand. Thanks, Alwyne

GARDEN HELPERS:  Keep potting up cuttings! Naming the plants is such a help too. Please contact Raye for any donations.


From now until the fair there will be plants and seedlings for sale on the tables next to the jams etc. Currently there are flowering Violas, Kalanchoe (doubles) about to flower, new Rhubarb plants. People are welcome to bring along their plants for sale for the fair.

WATCH THIS TABLE as it will vary from week to week!

Trash & Treasure

We need all your trash and Treasure for our Fair, Saturday 10th November 2018

The Trash and Treasure will receive goods from Monday 5th November to Friday 9th November. From 9.00am to 12.00Midday.

For pick up phone Max Ingles. We will also pick up old televisions for a $10.00 disposal fee and old paint tins etc. for a $10.00 disposal fee.

No Heavy or Large Items thank you. If one person cannot lift it then we cannot take it.

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure

BREAKING NEWS!  A Table Tennis Table and accessories is available for sale prior to the Fair sale day on November 10.  Contact Ray Bunting for details.


We would like members of the congregation to support this stall by donating jars containing a variety of contents, such as –
Wrapped sweets, pegs, garden seeds, toiletries etc.

Childrens’ jars could contain wrapped sweets, small toys, textas, coloured pencils, small note pads, blocks, dress-up jewellery, socks etc.

Please place your filled jars in the box provided in the foyer over the coming weeks.

Thanking you in anticipation. Sue Jennings

CLEAN OUT YOUR GARAGE AND CUPBOARDS! - What an opportunity! Relieve yourself of some of 'Life's luggage' by donating it. We raise some money for it, somebody who needs it and can use it then benefits. Everyone's a winner!

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