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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: https://standrewszurich.church/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/St.-Andrews-Christmas-Faire-1.jpg 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”

Come-and-Sing!

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 (https://standrewszurich.church/2021/07/27/coming-soon-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”

Some guiding principles for emails

The Diocese in Europe has launched a pledge concerning the use of email and is introducing a set of guiding principles, the ‘5Cs’, underlining the commitment to creating a positive and respectful communications culture within the Diocese: Correct Considerate Constructive Collaborative Concise The full text of the pledge made by Bishop Robert and his seniorContinue reading “Some guiding principles for emails”

Events for Pentecost at the Evangelische Methodistische Kirche in Promenadengasse

We’ve just been informed about a number of events are taking place at the neighbouring Evangelische Methodistische Kirche in Promenadengasse in the coming days. If you’re a German speaker and are interested in participating at events at the church please read on. A ‘Glaubenskurs’ (Belief course) in 3 parts starts tomorrow, 22nd May at 10.30Continue reading “Events for Pentecost at the Evangelische Methodistische Kirche in Promenadengasse”

Last chance to sign up for SACEP Day – Saturday 15th May

Here’s a last reminder to sign up with Elizabeth at bemdeo@gmail.com to participate in this study day: https://standrewszurich.church/2021/05/07/reminder-of-upcoming-sacep-day-on-zoom-saturday-15th-may/ The day will include the following elements. Please feel free to join us just for a time if that suits you best! a 75-minute feature film on the prison experiences of Richard Wurmbrand. Release International https://releaseinternational.org wasContinue reading “Last chance to sign up for SACEP Day – Saturday 15th May”

Booking Services

As everyone is well aware, CoVID remains with us – although it is great news that more people can book vaccines in Zurich as of yesterday! For us to remain safe and compliant with regulations, it is still necessary to book your attendance at our services, so that we can track who is attending, andContinue reading “Booking Services”

Reminder of upcoming SACEP Day on Zoom, Saturday 15th May

Persecution of Christians around the world is an increasing problem. Imagine if you were persecuted or discriminated against for living out your faith, how would that affect your life? The seminar on 15th May from 10.00-15.30, which is being organised by the Swiss Archdeaconry Christian Education Programme (SACEP), will be led by be Paul JonesContinue reading “Reminder of upcoming SACEP Day on Zoom, Saturday 15th May”

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