A busy programme of festive activities at Otley Methodist Church will begin with a Nativity service this weekend.

Matthew Burland, one of the new local preachers, will lead “a service with a difference” at 10.30am on Sunday.

The church’s carol service will be led by Rev Rick Ormrod at 10.30am on Sunday, December 23.

On Christmas Eve, a family Christingle service for all ages will be led by Rev Julian Pursehouse at 4pm.