Festival is tree-mendous!

Holly Lindley 8 with St Martin - patron saint of her school.
Holly Lindley 8 with St Martin - patron saint of her school.

A FESTIVAL of trees marked the start of Christmas at an Isle church at the weekend.

Owston Ferry Methodist Church hosted the annual event over Saturday and Sunday which involved various different members of the congregation and community supplying their own Christmas trees with different themes to decorate the building.

Lauren Lindley 10 celebrating 200 years of church schools..

Lauren Lindley 10 celebrating 200 years of church schools..

The church is also open this Saturday 2-4pm, and there is a carol service at 2.30pm on Sunday. Pictures: Andrew Kershaw.

Margaret Lindley following the star of Bethlehem.

Margaret Lindley following the star of Bethlehem.

George Williams is a Fisher of Men

George Williams is a Fisher of Men

Ryan (10) and Daniel (11) Jewison in the Lord is My Shepherd corner.

Ryan (10) and Daniel (11) Jewison in the Lord is My Shepherd corner.

Enjoying coffee (but not mulled wine) are Lyn Coot, Audrey Middleton, Rachael Bollons and Ella Fields

Enjoying coffee (but not mulled wine) are Lyn Coot, Audrey Middleton, Rachael Bollons and Ella Fields

Margaret Draper and the books of the bible.

Margaret Draper and the books of the bible.