25 September 2020
Christ Church Lille Newsletter
Dear [subscriber:firstname | default:reader]
Autumn has begun, more or less on the due date here in northern France.
We're thinking about Harvest, so please don't forget to support the food bank as we usually do - find out how to do this in our online "shop", see below for more.
Please also pray for the new church council and the work ahead this year.
And stay safe!
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What's in this week's newsletter:
- Church services on 27 September, in church and on video
- Services in October
- AGM - Our online virtual "shop" has new items
- Information for British nationals in France
- We need someone
- Support for our ministry and mission

Services on 27 September

Sunday morning service
There will be a service in church on Sunday morning at 10:30 am, you'll need to reserve a place. Here's the link for you to do that.
Video services also continue, you'll find the link on the front page of the website every Saturday evening, also on Facebook and Twitter.

Sunday evening services

Mosaic Evening services are on Sunday at 6:30 pm, with similar restrictions on numbers and seating. The link to pre-book your place is here.
Contact churchoffice@christchurchlille.fr if you'd like more information.

Services in October

Sunday morning services
Here is the link for you to reserve your place
Sunday evening services
Here is the link for the evening services:
Please note that the AGM will start promptly at 11:45, not at 12:00

Our Annual General Meeting on 27 September

For full details click the button
Those on the Electoral Roll will need to register and they have received an invitation, but anyone else, please contact electoralroll@christchurchlille.fr

Our virtual shop

Even if we are unable to celebrate Harvest as we usually do, we can still show our thankfulness for all God's gifts. There's a new item in our online shop, why not take a look? Just click the image.
Some of you have already started "shopping" - thank you!
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Information for British nationals resident in France

The Consular team at the Embassy has issued some important information for you, here's the link:
https://christchurchlille.fr/information-for-british-nationals-in-france/

Is somebody out there an Audio-Visual expert?

We really, really need someone to look after the A-V in church and help us move forward. It’s just not possible for the person leading the service to run the computer programme, the sound and the video as well as the camera and other essential items. Especially if we want to do some live-streaming.
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Could you be the person we need? Please get in touch if you think you can help. churchoffice@christchurchlille.fr
Hours: 10-11:30 on Sunday morning (but you can always train an assistant for occasions when you can’t be there …)
Pay: sorry, no pay, but lots of grateful thanks. And you’ll be helping us to fulfil our mission.
Benefits: getting the word out and indeed, the Word, too, thanks to your efforts.
You don't need cash

Giving

Thank you to everyone who gives to sustain the life, mission and ministry of this church. Your gifts are very much welcomed.
And indeed, without your gifts, we cannot carry on - don't forget that the church is entirely self-funded.
Full details of all the ways to give are on our Giving page. (you can use the QR code for fast access to the page) Thank you!
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