Saint Nicholas was a Christian bishop who helped the needy. After his death, the legend of his gift-giving grew. Saint Nicholas transformed into the legendary character called Santa Claus, who brings Christmas presents to children around the world.
The seven congregations of The South Dales Benefice gather on 1st December 2019 at 10.30am to worship God and celebrate together the Holy Eucharist. This is the First Sunday of Advent - a time of preparation for Christmas.