Christ Church Lille Newsletter 22 and 29 December 2023

Your newsletter editor will be taking a short break after Christmas, and the next issue will be published on 5 January 2024.
Sunday 24 December: 10:30 A service of Holy Communion
And it's the fourth Sunday in Advent
Monday 25 December: 10:30 A Christmas Day service
Sunday 31 December: 10:30 A service of Holy Communion led by the Reverend Elisabeth Dean. We are glad to welcome her back to Lille while Debbie is on her post-Christmas break.
Here's the link to this week's children's activity sheet:
A visit from an Angel
Luke 1:30-32
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In this newsletter, find out about:
  • Children's activity sheet
  • The service of Nine Lessons and Carols
  • Advent and Christmas at Christ Church Lille
  • Dates for the diary
  • Discipleship and study groups
  • Prayers for Ukraine
  • How you can help
The church was full last Sunday as everyone enjoyed the service of Nine Lessons and Carols.
If you missed it, here's a short video extract. or just click the image.
And everyone enjoyed the mince pies and mulled wine after the service too - as well as the tombola. Thanks to everyone who donated prizes, made delicious things to eat and everyone who bought a tombola ticket!
Did you see our video Christmas card? Here's the link if you missed it!
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For more information on events and activities, please contact

Study and discipleship groups

Ladies' Bible Study
They meet online on Thursday mornings, contact if you'd like to join them.

Working with Christ
This prayer and discussion group meets regularly on a Saturday morning in the church hall. Contact
Bible Study groups
New online and in-person groups are taking place on Wednesday evenings. For information, please contact the chaplain or church office
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Prayers for Ukraine

Please remember to pray for all affected by this conflict.
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How you can help us
If you have read this far, thank you!
But we need to remind everyone that we are entirely self-funded and that we need your support to keep going and to continue our ministry in Lille.

Thank you to everyone who contributes already. Could you help us with the cost of running the church?
We offer lots of ways to give, take a look at our donations page.
We can't do it without you!
And please support our fund-raising efforts, if you can. Thank you.
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