30 October 2020
Christ Church Lille Newsletter
Following the President's announcement, Christ Church Lille is open online, but the building is closed from today and throughout November, sorry. We'll keep you posted, so check our website for the latest information.
Join us for a service on video, we'll post the link on our website on Saturday evening.
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This Sunday is All Saints' Day, when we remember the promises of eternity; we think of those who have gone before as a promise and a light in our darkness.
If you have children, please read the Scripture Union information about Hallowe'en and how to hold a Light Party below.
Enjoy the All Saints' Day hymn "For all the Saints"
What's in this week's newsletter:
- Video service for 1 November
- Hallowe'en resources and how to hold a Light Party
A Workshop on Creation
- Remembrance
- Help for UK nationals in France: the website is now live
- Christmas shopping
- Support for our ministry and mission
You can join us in a video service for this Sunday, but the building is closed, sorry

Hallowe'en and holding a Light Party

The Scripture Union have produced a really interesting document about Hallowe'en for Christian families; it will answer many of your questions.
Read it at this link

And if you click the image on the right, you will be able to read the information about how to hold a Light Party.
Light Party Pack 2020 final

Workshop on Creation in November

What do we mean by Creation? Why do we need to think about it?
Why not join one of our Workshop sessions where you can learn more, and talk to others about creation care for Christian disciples.
This workshop is online, no need to leave home, so do sign up if you would like to know more.
You can choose either the Sunday session or the Monday session (1 or 2 November)
See this page on our website for more details and how to sign up https://christchurchlille.fr/events/workshop-creationtide/

Buy a virtual poppy in our "shop"

How 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.

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.

New residency application for UK nationals in France

The French government website for applying for a residency card is now live. The consular team at the British Embassy has produced a useful guide, and full details are on this page on our website.
You don't need cash


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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