Church store open, selling trees
The Bridgewater Congregational Church is hosting its sixth annual fair-trade store through Dec. 23.
Handcrafted items provided by Ten Thousand Villages and SERRV, two nonprofit fair-trade organizations sponsoring artisans from numerous developing nations, are available.
In addition to global handcrafts, the store features the sale of hand-knit and hand-sewn items, fused glass and baked goods made in Bridgewater.
Fraser fir Christmas trees are also available to buy.
Patrons may shop at the store or purchase trees at the Clapboard Road church Fridays from 4 to 6p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Dec. 23.
For more information, call the church at 860-354-8283.