2014.11.27 (Thu)

26th November 2014

Hello Friends,

We're looking forward to our CHRISTMAS 'Dinner & Party' this Friday evening - are you coming?   There are just a couple of tickets left, so contact me now if you want them.

We'll meet next Sunday afternoon (30th November) from 2.30 pm until 4.30 pm in the ‘Lounge’ @ Emmanuel Church Centre, 43 Forest Road;  your 'hosts' will be Aaron, David, Linda, and John ~ plus other volunteers!   OPEN-HOUSE International Friendship Café welcomes overseas visitors to Loughborough (students, academics, employees, residents - married or single, children and adults); those for whom the U.K. is a ‘foreign’ land!

Do invite your overseas friends to join us on Sunday afternoons ~ we have travel books, games of skill, toys for the children, refreshments ~ and opportunities for making new friends, learn about different places, and practice your English.

Were you unable to attend last week's excellent presentation - Does God 'Like' Social; Media ? - given by Prof. Paul Chung?   You can catch up on it by going to the link:-
Next Sunday is called 'Advent' Sunday in the Christian calendar - it is when we begin preparing for the birthday of Christ, 'Christmas Day'.   December is full of events to which you are all invited - parties, services, films and celebrations.
We are often asked questions about life and customs in the UK, so I have attached an updated article you may find of interest.   Let me know if I should amend or add to it.

May you all experience God’s wonderful blessing,



Dates for your Diary ~~~


01 Sat          Meteorological Winter begins today.
05 Fri 7 pm          +  A Christmas Party hosted by the Loughborough Chinese
                                Christian Fellowship (LCCF)
@ CFS, Brockington Building,

07 Sun 5 - 7 pm   +  Bring-&-Share 'International Tea' with Carols @ John Storer
                                     House with the Sunday Family Fellowship.
07 Sun 6.30 pm    +    Contemporary Carol Service, followed by refreshments @
                                     Emmanuel Church.
08 Mon 5 pm        +    Carol Service around the Fountain @ University
09 Tue 9 pm        +  LSUCU Carol Service @ Emmanuel Church.
10 Wed 1 pm        +  Film: 'The Nativity' @ CFS,
                                     Brockington Building
, University.
11 Thu 6.30 pm    +    Christmas Party for international students and academics
                                      @ CFS, Brockington Building, University
12 Fri           University Autumn Term ends.
14 Sun 10.30 am  +    Christmas Family Service @ King's Church.
15 Mon         Graduation Ceremonies
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