RANDOLPH -A tradition for more than 20 years returns to Randolph on Saturday. The ever-popular Cookie House in the fellowship hall at the Randolph United Presbyterian Church will open at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, according to Linda Inkley, spokeswoman for the event.
Customers may walk through and make selections from a wide variety of fresh, homemade cookies, all made by the Presbyterian men and women. This year's varieties will include fancy holiday cookies, as well as old standbys such as pecan sandies and snickerdoodles.
All cookies will be $5 per pound.
The Rev. Leslie Latham is shown with “The Gingerbread Boys,” part of the decorations that will welcome customers to Randolph’s Cookie House at the United Presbyterian Church on Saturday.
Shoppers may also select handmade gift items available at Noralyn Berger's SERRV table and also Nancy Pihlblad's table of gift items from Equip India. The fellowship hall will be open until Noon.
This is also the week of the "Hanging of the Greens" when members and friends gather to decorate the sanctuary, narthex and the fellowship hall. On Sunday, Dec. 9, the Spiritual Growth Committee will hold a tureen dinner and craft session immediately following morning worship.
The Women's Association will pack cookies and fruit for shut-ins at their next meeting on Monday, Dec. 10.
The church has decided to return to the 11 p.m. Christmas Eve service with tolling of the bells at midnight. The Rev. Leslie Latham will lead the service.
For information on any event call the church secretary at 358-4255.