16 October 2020
Christ Church Lille Newsletter
Dear [subscriber:firstname | default:reader]
There is now a curfew in place in the whole of the Lille Metropolitan area, from 9 pm to 6 am, although it will be possible to obtain a permit for being out during the curfew.
Church services continue, however, and there is also the possibility of participating by watching the weekly service that Debbie prepares - we are grateful for the time she takes to do this.
What's in this week's newsletter:
- Church services on 18 October, in church and on video
- Remembrance
- Important information about help for UK. nationals in France
- Christmas shopping
- Support for our ministry and mission

Services on 18 October

Sunday morning service

There will be a service in church on Sunday morning at 10:30 am, you'll need to reserve a place - see the link below.

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 service
Mosaic Evening services are on Sunday at 6:30 pm, with similar restrictions on numbers and seating.
Contact churchoffice@christchurchlille.fr if you'd like more information.

These links are valid for all services in October, just choose your date

Buy a virtual poppy in our "shop"

You can still contribute to our Harvest Thanksgiving, but from this week until the end of November, we are offering the chance to purchase a virtual poppy for Remembrance Sunday.
All the monies collected will be forwarded to the Royal British Legion, who take care of veterans and their families.
Poppy-collection

New residency support project for UK nationals in France

If you're concerned about applying for residence in France, the Diocese in Europe is supporting a project to help people with applications. Read more here:
https://europe.anglican.org/main/latest-news/post/1610-diocese-launches-residency-support-project-to-help-uk-nationals-in-france

Christmas market

We shan't be able to hold our popular Christmas market this year, but never fear, you'll be able to order your mince pies, Christmas cakes and puddings and also Christmas gift boxes for collection.
More details coming soon.
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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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