6 July 2018
Christ Church Lille newsletter
The website Bible Gateway enables you to see any of the readings on line, and in any of 50 languages.
In church, we use the NIV (UK) version.
The church calendar is now online. You can see details on this webpage.
Sunday 8 July, please welcome Rev'd Phil Edell from the Mission to Seafarers in Dunkirk, who will be leading the 10:30 service.
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Church of England General Synod July 2018

This is the annual meeting of the governing body of the Church of England. Our own Debbie Flach is an elected clergy representative so if you'd like to follow proceedings, go the website.
As always, there is a very full agenda and a lot of work to be done; thank you Debbie for representing us and the Diocese in Europe.

Sunday Services during July and August

Our regular pattern of services changes during July and August, but you will be very welcome at all times. See this website page for a full list of services.
1-15 July: Morning services as usual, but Evening services will be a time of informal worship and prayer in the church hall.
22-29 July: A service every Sunday at 10:30; no evening services or 9:15 services.
There will be a service every Sunday morning at 10:30 am; no evening services or 9:15 services.

Summer timetable

Sunday Club is now closed for the summer, back on 9 September
Drop-in café stays open until 18 July, back again on 26 September
Coffee in-between (3rd Sunday of the month) will take place on 15 July and then will be on summer break, back in October.
Playgroup continues until 11 July and is then on a break until the autumn
Women's group is also on holiday, back on September 13th, continuing their study of Daniel.

Three new small groups will be starting in the autumn, details in the newsletter soon.


You are invited to meet our ordinand on placement, Michael and his family, at the Chaplaincy house* on Saturday 14 July, between 17h - 20h.
* 40 rue Faidherbe, Lille-Hellemmes, 2 minutes from the Hellemmes metro stop. For more details, contact churchoffice@christchurchlille.fr
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Lille Braderie

It's time to sign up to join the fun at the Braderie.
See the website: https://christchurchlille.fr/events/lille-braderie-2018-pavement-cafe/
The sign-up forms are online, you can print and return or send by email.
If you don't have internet access, there are some copies at the back of the church.