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This will be a very busy weekend but we hope to see you at one of the services or events.
There will also be a short concert in the church on Saturday afternoon at 15:30, organised by the town of Lille; it's free so do come along if you can.
13 December 2019
Christ Church Lille Newsletter
15 December: Third Sunday of Advent
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.
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Did you miss the Nativity Play last weekend? You can see a short video with some of the highlights at this link
We have a YouTube channel, where you can find all our videos:

Men's Group

The next Men's Breakfast meeting is tomorrow Saturday 14 December. You need to let Tom know, so he can make sure there is plenty to eat for everyone.
Christmas 2019 Market Poster

Advent Appeal

During Advent we are supporting the Maria Skobtsova House and their work with refugees.
If you'd like to find out more, please visit this page on our website
Please bring your gifts (see the list) to church from now on and they will be delivered to Calais at Christmas. Thank you most sincerely for your help.
The last day to bring your gifts is 22 December.
Parents and children, please put this special Christmas activity morning in your diary. Children (and parents) welcome.
Our friends at the Eau Vive church are once again hosting a Christmas Eve celebration meal and party on the evening of 24 December for any who is on their own this Christmas. More details from Mark on 06 38 97 70 84 and let him know you are coming (so they can make sure there is plenty of food for everyone!)
There will be time to get to Christ Church for the Christmas midnight service as well.
Bishop Robert, the Bishop of the Diocese in Europe, has sent his Christmas message.
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