FOR THE past 22 years the Flinders Uniting Church, Peak Crossing, Ladies Fellowship has held a Christmas in July Dinner.
Guests from near and far travel to celebrate this special meal and enjoy the friendship of people they may seldom see.
Over the years the guest list has reached over 100 people, filling the church hall to capacity.
Preparations start early in the morning and the kitchen aroma flows through the hall.
Homemade sweets are always a tasty and talked about topic and Christmas decorations are a highlight with the manger scene the focal point.
As the lights are turned low and ‘Silent Night’ is sung it is no wonder one can feel the presence of the Holy Spirit spreading throughout the people.
The group thank and praise God that over the years they have been privileged to have guest speakers and musicians to
entertain during the evening.
God willing, they look forward to celebrating their 23rd Christmas in July dinner and 140th Church Anniversary in 2012.
Photo : Fellowship enjoyed at Christmas in July Joshua O’Donnell preparing dinner. Photo by Fay Hohenhaus