Christ in the Concrete City – a reading this evening, 29th March

A reading of Rev. Philip Turner’s play at 19.30 this evening, 29th March, will be brought to you by members of both the ZEST (Zurich English-Speaking Theatre, formerly the Zurich Comedy Club) and and St Andrew’s via Zoom.The play is a powerful drama which takes the Passion and places it in a modern context. Please use this link to loginContinue reading “Christ in the Concrete City – a reading this evening, 29th March”

Hot Cross Buns for Palm Sunday, 28th March

We’re delighted to announce that our team of talented bakers will be making hot cross buns which will be available for collection after church on Palm Sunday, 28th March.A bag of 6 buns costs CHF10.- . Please place your orders by emailing the church office: zurich@anglican.ch by 10.00 on Friday 26th March. Thank you for supporting another of ourContinue reading “Hot Cross Buns for Palm Sunday, 28th March”

Cake Sale – Sunday 14th March

To celebrate Mothers’ Day we’re holding a Cake Sale after church this Sunday, 14th March. To provide a safe environment in which to shop social distancing will of course be observed in the church garden where the cakes will be on sale. You don’t need to pre-order, the cakes cost CHF20.- each, plus there willContinue reading “Cake Sale – Sunday 14th March”

Palm Crosses – African Palms

Have you ever wondered where the palm crosses come from that are given out in church on Palm Sunday? But before we answer that question here’s a little bit of history…. The palm branch is a symbol of victory, triumph, peace, and eternal life originating in the ancient world. The palm was sacred in Mesopotamian religions, and in ancient Egypt representedContinue reading “Palm Crosses – African Palms”

A Zoom Study morning on Saturday 6th March, organised by Holy Trinity Church, Geneva

Saturday 6 March: 10.00am-11.10am and 11.30am-12.30pm Zoom Study meeting, organised by  Holy Trinity Church, Geneva Led by Dr Clare Amos ‘Why did Jesus have to die?’  This study morning, held in the middle of Lent, as we prepare together for Passiontide, will seek to explore this fundamental question at the heart of our Christian faith. WeContinue reading “A Zoom Study morning on Saturday 6th March, organised by Holy Trinity Church, Geneva”

2021 Bishop’s Lent Appeal for the English Church of Liège (Belgium)

A message from The Right Reverend Dr. Robert Innes, The Bishop in Europe: My Lent Appeal this year is concerned with restarting ordained ministry in a chaplaincy that has gone through tough times but where there is great potential. The new chaplain is one of the (very few) stipendiary, trained curates from our own diocese.Continue reading “2021 Bishop’s Lent Appeal for the English Church of Liège (Belgium)”

Ash Wednesday, 17th February, online services on this date

This year we are regrettably unable to hold a service for Ash Wednesday here in church at St Andrew’s. Instead, you may be interested in participating online with one of these online services: A pan Diocesan service starting at 19.30 CET will be live-streamed for everyone to join on Diocesan YouTube and Diocesan Facebook page.Continue reading “Ash Wednesday, 17th February, online services on this date”