18 December 2020
Christ Church Lille Newsletter
Dear [subscriber:firstname | default:reader]
We apologise for the technical hitches on the website last weekend. Everything is now back to normal so you can find all the information about our services, and links to video services and news.
But don't hesitate to get in touch if you spot a problem.
Also, please note
  • Next week's newsletter will be published on Thursday 24th (not Friday)
  • There will be no newsletter on Friday 1 January, so make a note now for the service on 3 January.
What's in this week's newsletter:
- Advent video series
A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols
- Virtual Mince Pie and Mulled Wine
- Our Christmas services
- How to register to attend a service in church
- Reflections on Christmas family walk
- A new Workshop for you in January
- Support for our ministry and mission

Lighting the Advent candles

This week's short video is now available, just visit this page. They are prepared each week by someone different, so enjoy them.
All our videos are available on our YouTube channel. Catch up on the ones you missed.
Advent video week 3
You can still watch our service of Nine Lessons and Carols.

Last chance to buy a virtual mince pie and mulled wine

Our Christmas services

  • 20 December 10:30 am Service in the church and a service on video published the evening before
  • 25 December 10:30 am Christmas Day Service in the church and also a service on video
  • 27 December 10:30 am Service in the church and also on video.
Christmas angel

How to reserve your place for services in the church.

There are links on the website, but here they are all together for ease.
Edit this to insert text.
You are invited to join a “Reflections on Christmas family walk”
19 December at 2:00 pm
Parc du Hautmont in Mouvaux.
Starting at 2:00 pm, we will be walking ‘together’ but separate for about 1 hour with guided reflections and bible readings to share at designated times during the walk.
If you would like to join us please email Veronica at sundayclub@christchurchlille.fr so we can have a packet and a Christmas surprise ready for you.

And if you are participating in our ‘reverse advent’ outreach, you can also bring your donations with you and we will take them for you to the church on Dec. 20th.

Workshop on Racial Justice

Welcome to a new workshop on Sunday 10 January at 4 pm. We are fortunate to have Revd Smitha Prasadam lead a workshop on racial justice. She is the Chaplain of St Alban's Copenhagen and one of two BAME champions and advisors to Bishop Robert in the Diocese. Read more on this page on the Diocesan website, and sign up below to join this Zoom meeting - we'll …
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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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