11 January 2019
Christ Church Lille Newsletter
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The church calendar is on our website, and all the services and readings are shown there.
This Sunday, 13 January
  • Sunday Club starts again
  • "Leading Worship" this new course starts at 16h (see below for more information).
  • Evening services start again and a new teaching series starts - see below.
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New for 2019

Not everyone carries cash these days, so if you'd like to make your offering or a donation by card, or by one of the Phone Pay apps, then ask for the card reader: from €1 to €1000, you choose and we say thank you! (You can get an email receipt if you need one.)
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In the future, we'll be able to take card payments for fees, tickets and anything else too; we hope this will make life easier for some. Why not let us know what you think?
Don't forget that we have a PayPal account, too, if that's useful for you. See the website for details

Men's Group

How can we “spur one another on”?
Maybe meeting up for an hour or two with other men in the church over coffee or a beer sounds like an opportunity: if so, read more about the new Men’s Group which is starting up on Saturday 19 January.
Let us consider how we may spur one another on towards love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together…but encouraging one another. (Hebrews 10:24-25)
There's a new page on the website with more details, and you can find out what's planned, and where to meet, by clicking the button. (Or speak to Tom in church) Sorry ladies, this one is for the men!

Reminders

- A new Discipleship course on Leading Worship starts on Sunday 13 January at 16:00. Please contact churchoffice@christchurchlille.fr for more details and to sign up
- Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 18-25 January: Service of Evening Prayer at Christ Church Lille on Friday 18 January at 18:00. More details of this and all the ecumenical services at this link
- The first Men's Group meeting is on 19 January, contact Tom for details: mensgroup@christchurchlille.f
- The next Coffee-in-between is on Sunday 20 January from 10:00 - 10:25
- Also on 20 January, at the same time, the first of a regular music group, preparing songs for morning worship; musicians and singers welcome. More details next week.
and to note:
- The season of Lent begins on 6 March, Ash Wednesday
- Easter Sunday is 21 April
Dates to be confirmed
- A course on Christianity Explained
- 25th anniversary of Debbie Flach’s ordination on or around 5 March 2019
- Our Annual General Meeting and also the AGM of our Outreach association, La Solidarité Anglicane de Lille.
The RSCM in France is holding another Singing Day in Maisons Laffitte on 23 February. You need to sign up and purchase the music by 7 February. More information here. 🎵