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Choral Advent Calendar

Here’s a beautiful way to countdown to Christmas! At the following digital advent calendar you can listen to a new recording by a cathedral choir every day: so enjoyed Truro Cathedral’s performance of a contemporary setting of the carol ‘People, look East’, accompanied by an inspiring video… and that was only Day 1 – soContinue reading “Choral Advent Calendar”

Bishop’s Advent Appeal 2021 – European Climate Disaster Relief

This year, we have witnessed extreme weather caused by climate change in Europe as well as across the globe with heatwaves and floods affecting Germany, North-West Europe, Greece, Turkey, Spain and Italy. This year’s Advent Appeal will go to agencies supporting people affected by man-made climate change.  “Climate change is probably the biggest single issueContinue reading “Bishop’s Advent Appeal 2021 – European Climate Disaster Relief”

A warm welcome to Assistant Chaplain, the Revd Jackie Sellin

At our 10.30 service on Sunday 28th November, the Licensing of the Revd Jackie Sellin as Assistant Chaplain took place and we were delighted to welcome to St Andrew’s the Archdeacon of Switzerland, the Revd Canon Adèle Kelham, who led the service for us as the Bishop of Europe’s Commissary. It was a lovely occasionContinue reading “A warm welcome to Assistant Chaplain, the Revd Jackie Sellin”

Advent & Christmas with St Andrew’s

We extend a warm welcome to you at our services during this season of Advent and Christmas. See our daughter community pages: IMPORTANT UPDATE @ 2nd December. Regrettably the Service of 7 Lessons and Carols with St Andrew’s choir which was due to to take place on Sunday 12th December at Christkatholische Kirche, StContinue reading “Advent & Christmas with St Andrew’s”

See you tomorrow!

Vans are being loaded, there’s lots of activity here and everyone’s working hard to get all the small details right so that we’re well-prepared for tomorrow’s Christmas Faire from 09:00 until 16:00 at the Pfarreizentrum Liebfrauen in 8006 Zurich. Do come along and join us for our biggest fund-raising event of the year! They’ll beContinue reading “See you tomorrow!”

Christmas Faire – 2 more weeks to go!

Preparations continue in the background and we’re still looking for helpful volunteers on Friday 12th and on the day itself, Saturday 13th November. Would you like to get involved? Please contact the organising team: Aaron, Cécile, Christian, Eleanor, Juliet, Shaun and Simon at They’ll be delighted to hear from you! Our thanks go to the teamContinue reading “Christmas Faire – 2 more weeks to go!”

Thank you!

There were generous donations to our Harvest Thanksgiving, and we are grateful to all who contributed. It was lovely to have the choir to help us celebrate God’s goodness, and we also give grateful thanks to all who helped clean the church on the Saturday, to those who provided hot cross buns for the workers,Continue reading “Thank you!”

St Andrew’s Christmas Faire – 3 and a half more weeks….

Our plans are taking shape and lots of people are working hard in the background to make the Faire, from 09:00 to 16:00 on Saturday 13th November in a new venue, an enjoyable and successful event. You can download a copy of the poster: to share with your friends and neighbours. Are you ableContinue reading “St Andrew’s Christmas Faire – 3 and a half more weeks….”

‘Week of Religions’ in Zürich 6. -14. November 2021

We are pleased to inform you about the “Week of Religions”, which will take place this year from 6 to 14 November. This series of events is held annually throughout Switzerland and focuses on interreligious dialogue. In the Zurich area, the Zurich Forum of Religions organises and coordinates the diverse and free programme. The programmeContinue reading “‘Week of Religions’ in Zürich 6. -14. November 2021”

Assistant Chaplain Announced

The Chaplain and Churchwardens are pleased to announce the appointment of The Revd Jackie Sellin as Assistant Chaplain at St Andrew’s, who will be taking up her duties next week. Jackie will be licensed by the Archdeacon, The Revd Canon Adèle Kelham on Advent Sunday, 28 November 2021 Jackie, we welcome you in the nameContinue reading “Assistant Chaplain Announced”

SACEP Zoom Sessions 22nd/23rd October with Lois Tverberg

(This is in place of the usual Swiss Archdeaconry Christian Education Programme retreat) REDISCOVER THE GOSPEL – How to read the Bible with new eyes! ‘Reading the Bible in translation is like kissing your new bride through a veil’ Haim Nachman Bialik (Jewish Poet, 1873-1934) We welcome Lois Tverberg, PHD, who has been writing andContinue reading “SACEP Zoom Sessions 22nd/23rd October with Lois Tverberg”

Choral Evensong at the Predigerkirche, Friday 8th October

The Predigerkirche in Zürich hosts a programme of weekly services called ‘Freitagsvesper‘. Some of these are organised by other local churches and their common feature is a high musical content. St Andrew’s has been privileged to participate for several years. This year our choir, led by our Music Director, Shaun Yong, will sing Choral EvensongContinue reading “Choral Evensong at the Predigerkirche, Friday 8th October”


Choral Evensong – Tuesday 7th September Would you like to experience what it’s like singing in the choir, or to see how Anglican Evensong works from behind the scenes, or simply want to spend an evening where you can join other singers in the joy of music-making? Please join St Andrew’s Choir at our open “Come-and-Sing!” Evensong on Tuesday 7Continue reading “Come-and-Sing!”

Vicarage Tea Party

Earlier this week the Chaplain invited congregation members to a good old-fashioned vicarage garden party, with tea and scones (still warm), whipped cream and good old St Andrew’s own-brand jam! It was lovely to have people get together, safely, and enjoy chatting and having some company. This was especially appreciated because some people hadn’t seenContinue reading “Vicarage Tea Party”

Book Sale – Saturday 28th August

Calling all book-lovers! Not only are we holding a Car Boot Sale ( on Saturday 28th August, we are also holding a modest Book Sale on the same date from 10.00-14.00 in St Andrew’s Community Centre, Promenadengasse 9, 8001 Zürich. There’ll be 2nd hand English paperbacks on sale and all the money we raise willContinue reading “Book Sale – Saturday 28th August”


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