Lille Landlubbers Support Seagoing Mission

Although the city of Lille is some miles (kilometres?) from the Channel coast Christ Church Lille’s Advent appeal was to support the Mission to Seafarers in Dunkerque.

Congregation members work with other churches in Dunkerque to distribute gifts over Christmas for seafarers who are far from home and families, and who sometimes spend weeks at sea.

Rosemary Ulyett says; “We sent a first collection of gifts earlier in December, and on 21 December, were able to deliver a second lot of Christmas parcels - the photos show Reverend Ben Humphries in Dunkerque with some of the gifts and Canon Debbie from Lille with Ben behind the bar of the Seafarer’s centre.