21 December 2018
Christ Church Lille Newsletter
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The Fourth Sunday of Advent

Copy of CHRISTMAS 2018 at Christ Church Lille_opt
The church calendar is on our website, and all the services and readings are shown there.

Don't forget there are no evening services on Sundays 23 or 30 December.

Christ Church Lille Video Christmas Card

Did you miss our Christmas card, which was sent out yesterday? If you did, here's a link, we hope you enjoy this warm message celebrating some of the diverse origins of our congregation. And sending joyful Christmas wishes to everyone around the world.
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We're happy to share the link to the newsletter from our friends at the Eglise Protestante Unie de France.

New Men's Group - get in touch with Tom

The inaugural men's social will happen on
19 January 2019 from 18:00 - 20:00
at Le Lovibond, 169 bid de la Liberté, Lille
They serve coffee and local beers, and snack food.
Drop in at any time during the two hours, it'll be the opportunity to chat and think about further events or things to see or do.
Please reply to mensgroup@christchurchlille.fr or contact Tom directly: he needs to know approximate numbers to let the café know how many to expect.

My Pledge

Have you returned your pledge envelope yet? Please return it, even if the answer is that you can't do anything just now.


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For those on their own on 24 December

You are very welcome to join others also on their own, for fun and games and a Christmas meal from 19:45 - 23:00 at Eau Vive, in good time to return to CCL for the Christmas service at 23:00 if you wish.
L'Eau Vive is situated at 20 Rue Véronèse, which is very close to the métro station - St. Maurice Pellevoisin - when coming out of the métro station go down the street opposite (Rue Gounod) and at the bottom of the hill turn right. L'Eau Vive is in the old Post Office on the left.
It's free but you need to sign up by contacting Mark and Judy Bolton either by phone on 03 20 96 13 30 or by e-mail at mark.bolton@wanadoo.fr or judy.bolton@wanadoo.fr. before 21st December.
And here is a link to some other wonderful musical opportunities in Lille this Christmas:
http://www.lille.fr/Noel-a-Lille/Actualites/Noel-en-musique
And please note that there will be a concert of organ and saxophone at Christ Church Lille at 16h tomorrow 22 December.
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