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27 September 2019
Christ Church Lille Newsletter
Dear [subscriber:firstname | default:reader]
This is a long newsletter, there is lots happening in our church! We hope you can join us.
29 September
Readings: 1 Timothy 6:6-19 and Luke 16:19-31
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The church calendar is on our website, and all the services and readings are shown there. Also on the calendar are major works and the events taking place.
For full details of forthcoming events, it's easy to consult this page on our website.
Please note that there will not be a community lunch on 6 October, we will be celebrating the harvest, and joining with our friends at the Protestant church after the morning service. See below for details.
Don't forget that our discipleship courses start on Sunday
Full details on the website, and a sign-up form, there's still time to join us.
Click the button or contact churchoffice@christchurchlille.fr if you have any difficulties signing up or need more information.
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A reminder about the Ecumenical Creation Evening

As part of the season of Creation, the Lille Ecumenical group of churches is organising an evening at the Accueil Marthe et Marie (metro St Philibert) on 4 October. Full details here.
They will be showing an amazing film, The Green Patriarch and if you can't go, then we highly recommend you take the time to watch the film on YouTube, it's not just an eye-opener, it's very moving and will make you think a bit.
https://youtu.be/Qmumu80w4Ow
Once you have watched the film, why not let us have some feedback? Just reply to this newsletter and we'll forward to Debbie and the Church Council.
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Men's group is starting again

The Men's group will be meeting on Saturday morning 5 October at 10:00 am
in the Church Hall.
Full English breakfast, pastries, coffee/tea available. Small discussion on faith in everyday life. Please let Tom know if you can make it, for catering purposes mensgroup@christchurchlille.fr.
The group is planning further meetings on 9 November and 14 December, put the dates in your diary now and Tom will let you have more details.
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Please bring your gifts to our 10:30 morning service on 6 October. We will be taking them to the food bank at the Protestant church and sharing coffee with them after the service.
They have requested these items, if you are able to contribute:
  • Pumpkins, potatoes, onions, garlic
  • Apples, courgettes, nuts
  • Cooking oil, sugar, jam
Thank you!
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150th anniversary - a party to start off our celebrations

And here's advance warning of a party in the church hall, on Saturday 12 October 18h-21h, you're all invited! There will be food and drinks, fun, and we'll explain about our 150th celebrations next year.
Invitations will be distributed at Sunday services, but there will be full details in the newsletter next week
Please reserve a warm welcome to Caroline Wainman, who will be joining us in October as part of her training as an Anglican priest.
You can read her message here.
Looking forward to seeing you Caroline!
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*What's MOSAIC? It's the new name for our Sunday evening service, aimed particularly at international students and young professionals. See this page on the website:
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