Advent Fair

Advent Fair logo with holly and red, green, and blue Christmas baubles.

St. Paul’s Advent Fair is an annual all-parish event that provides a major portion of our annual fundraising revenue and a wonderful opportunity for fellowship. The 2022 Advent Fair will be Saturday, December 3, from 9:00am to 2:00pm.

What can you do to help?

If you are a guest, friend, or shopper:

Mark your calendar for the first Saturday in December, and come prepared for a wonderful Christmas market, featuring:

  • Handmade crafts
  • Gorgeous gift baskets
  • Live glassblowing demonstration, with ornaments and other glass items for sale
  • Raffle 
  • Homemade baked goods, from breads and sauce to cookies and pies
  • Silent auction of goods and services
  • Gifts to support our mission and outreach

If you are a parishioner:

  • Attend a basket workshop in the loft on Sundays after church or Tuesday mornings. 
  • Attend a crafts workshop or create crafts on your own (see weekly email and bulletin for locations)
  • Help advertise the Fair with a lawn sign (see Emily Mitchell for details) or a flyer
  • Make a cash donation to offset costs of supplies, or purchase supplies for baskets
  • Bake or can something for the Country Kitchen.
  • Bake cookies for the Cookie Walk.
  • Donate good-quality new or gently used items for our White Elephant sale
  • Contribute an item to the Silent Auction!
  • Volunteer to set up Friday afternoon, help during the fair, and/or clean up Saturday afternoon

If you have any questions, or if you want to help, please contact Cathy McSwain or John Mitchell.