Christ Church Lille Newsletter 5 May 2023

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It is with deep sadness that we tell you of the sudden death of Martin Bray, the husband of our Lay Reader, Suzanne. Our thoughts and prayers are with her. The funeral will be at Christ Church Lille today, Friday, May 5th at 2:30pm.
The fifth Sunday of Easter
Sunday 7 May 10:30: A service of Thanksgiving with Holy Communion

Coronation of King Charles III

There will be a service of Thanksgiving on Sunday 7 May at 10:30, followed by a reception, as we celebrate the crowning of King Charles III.
Read Chaplain Debbie Flach's blog about the coronation and its importance at this link.

In this week's newsletter

  • Children's activity sheet
  • For your diary
  • Coronation of King Charles III
  • Help with internet access to official paperwork
  • Prayers for Ukraine
  • How you can help
  • Any other business
Here's the link to this week's children's activity sheet:
I am the Way

Jesus is the Way to the Father
John 14:6

There are lots of events coming up - make sure your diary is up to date!

For your diary

13 May: Clear-out day
14 May: Next Sunday Club
14 May: 18h concert in the church
21 May: next Potting Shed - summer flowers
28 May: Gift day
4 June: Bishop Robert will be in Lille for confirmations, together with Archdeacon Peter Hooper.
For more information on events and activities, please contact
Several associations in Lille are coming together to try to help those having difficulty accessing their rights via internet.
If you know anyone who is in difficulty, there is an opportunity to talk about it on Saturday 14 May, see the attached image (click for a larger version)

Prayers for Ukraine

Please continue to pray for all affected by this conflict.
We are entirely self-funded and we have cut back our expenses as much as possible; but we still need a regular income.
We're grateful to everyone who continues to support the church and its work, which goes beyond weekly services.
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How you can help us
We offer lots of ways to give, take a look at our donations page.
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