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A group that works to overcome discrimination and hardship faced by mixed-race children in Russia. December 16th - A Christmas Celebration 16:00 at the Central Childrens Russian Library, Oktyabrskaya Square, #1. We are looking for sponsors: we need money to invite some artists, and to buy presents. Our children can perform songs and poetry, but we dont have a teacher who will lead them. Anybody is cordially invited to a program of events to celebrate Christmas and learn more about the work of the Metis Charity.
Contact: Emilia Tynes-Mensah.

International Womens Club

IWC is organizing its charitable WINTER BAZAAR 2006 on Saturday December 2nd from 10:00 16:00.
Address: Radisson SAS Slavyanskaya Hotel, 2 Pl. Evropy (Berezhkovskaya Nab.). M. Kievskaya.
More than 80 Countries are participating: wines, clothing, souvenirs, jewelry, gourmet and traditional food, and much more Everything you need for your Holiday Shopping! Entrance fee: 100 Rubles

Moscow International Choir

The Moscow International Choir will be holding its Christmas concerts on the 5th and 12th of December at 19:30 at the Anglican Church on Voskresenky Pereulok. This year's concert will include Benjamin Britten's "Ceremony of Carols" along with more traditional carols from around the world. Tickets cost 300 Rubles and proceeds go towards Life-Line charity.
For more information please call Corinne Hainsworth: 104-5581.


Moscow Jewish Community

15th of December at 19:00 - Hanukkah celebration at Moscow Congregation for Progressive Judaism 16th of December at 19:00 - Hanukkah celebration for English speakers 17th of December at 12:00 - Kids Hanukkah event at Moscow State Youth Theater (RAMT, next to Bolshoi Theater)
Address: Moscow Jewish Community House, Ul. Volochaevskaya, 14/1

St Andrews Anglican Church

Christmas and New Year Services
Address: Voznesensky Per.8 The Rev. Canon Dr Simon Stephens Chaplain Sunday 17 December
11 :00 Family Nativity Play within the Holy Eucharist
18:30 Traditional Candlelight Service of Nine Lessons and Carols Sunday 24 December
08:30 BCP Holy Communion
Christmas Eve
18:00 Childrens Service at the Crib
22:30 Christmas Eve Mass by Candlelight Monday 25 December
11:00 Family Euchirist Christmas Day
18:30 Christmas Day Evening Prayer Tuesday 26 December
19:00 Holy Eucharist (St Stephen) Wednesday 27 December
19:00 Holy Eucharist (St John) Thursday 28 December
19:00 Holy Eucharist (Holy Innocents) Sunday 31 December
08:30 BCP Holy Communion
New Years Eve
11:00 Family Eucharist
Other Eventsin December:
Saturday December 2 Trash & Treasure Sale 12:00-16:00
Sunday December 3 Advent Sunday 15:00
Ecumenical Service

International Christian Fellowship

Sunday School, 10:00
Sunday Worship Service, 11:15
Bolshoi Nikolopeskovsky Pereulok, 12a
ICF is an evangelical church dedicated to strengthening and spreading faith in the Lord Jesus Christ through 'making disciplemakers'. If you are a Christian (or if you're just interested) we warmly welcome you to come to our Sunday morning service. Our contemporary worship services are conducted in English with simultaneous translation into Russian. Most of our members are expatriates from many different countries and diverse denominational backgrounds, so you're sure to feel at home.
For more information, contact the ICF office: 507-0635.

St Catherines Church

December 1st a prayer service for victims living with HIV/AIDS to be held at St Catherine the Great Martyr Church.
Starts at 10:00 and will be conducted in both English and Church Slavonic.
Following the service there will be a lecture by an individual living with HIV/AIDS and the difficulties that he faces in daily life. We encourage all to attend this important event.
Address: 60/2 Bolshaya Ordynka, Moscow. M. Dobryninskaya.



The International Womens Club of Moscow will hold its Newcomers Coffee Morning on December 5th at the Hard Rock Cafe on Stary Arbat from 10.00 -12:00. Newcomers and old members are welcome.

American Women Organization

The AWO of Moscow has over 200 members and assists expat women adapt to life in Moscow through social, cultural and educational activities. The club also supports charitable organizations in Moscow. The AWO Meetings for this month will be held on December 1st and 15th and a Newcomers Coffee will take place on December 8th. Members meet at 10:30 at the Hard Rock Cafe on Stary Arbat.
For further information email:

The Moscow Oratorio Society

Performing Handel's Messiah and other Christmas classics on Saturday December 9 at 20:30. Please join us for an evening of beautiful traditional Christmas music. Proceeds of the concert will be donated to the charities of the International Womens Club (IWC).
Tickets are available at 300, 450 and 600 roubles
Address: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (Polish Cathedral), Malaya Gruzinskaya Ulitsa.
For tickets please contact Veronique Habipi.
Phone: 8 903 009-4973.

Australian and New Zealand Social Womens Group (Auskis)

The Auski group meets at least once a month for lunch, usually on the second Wednesday, or whatever date is most convenient for whoever is hosting. Primarily a social support group, we are a relatively small but very social and welcoming group. The Auski group is open to all Australian and New Zealand citizens and their spouses. A limited number of associate memberships are available. There is no charge for membership.
For more information please call Joy Harris: 255-4915
or 722-611 3
or e-mail:

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