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Bishops Advent Appeal

In 2020, Bishop Robert launched an appeal to build a classroom for the Bishop Hannington School in Mumias, Kenya. As a result, the classroom was successfully built and because the school is growing, there is now a need to install a purpose-built toilet block. In response…

Season’s greetings from Kyiv

Dear brothers and sisters from St Andrew’s Zurich, Season’s greetings from Kyiv in the war-torn Ukraine. In this Advent season, when weather is cold, and daylight is short, we recollect with great joy the Eastertide days that we spent in canton Zurich with the St. Andrew’s…

Advent Prayers Across Europe for Ukraine

Three special online services to remember the people of Ukraine in prayer and to pray for peace are being organised by the diocese during Advent. The format will follow the pattern of the prayer vigils which took place in Lent, shortly after the Russian invasion. The…

Reverse Advent Calendars – Sharing the joy.

Advent calendars are a much-loved tradition in the run up to Christmas but the reverse advent calendar is becoming increasingly popular and is a great way to highlight the festive season as a time of giving — not just receiving. What is a reverse advent calendar?…

Now the Party’s Over…

Now the Bazaar’s over We’re so tired Then we see you coming Out of nowhere Much communicationIn a morning Without communion And your destination Evensong *With thanks to Roxy Music for the inspiration… Thank you to everyone who came and supported our Bazaar today – It…

A Message from our Safeguarding Officer

Our Chaplaincy Safeguarding Officer, Carolyn Guler, gave a talk at our 10.30 service yesterday and we are reproducing it here, along with the links to the on-line training that Carolyn spoke about. Safeguarding Sunday Whoever dreamed up the term “safeguarding” has a lot to answer for,…

Remembrance Day & Falklands 40

Subscribers to our Search magazine, will have read that this year sees the fortieth anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands. In the current edition, the Revd Patrick Irwin has written about the service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving that he attended at Hereford Cathedral in…

Why Junior Church?

I believe that Junior Church is important for the children. It gives them an opportunity to mix with other children of Christian families, which can give them confidence to own the faith themselves. I think a lot of us know it is difficult to admit to…

Confirmation 2023

During the pandemic we were unable to hold a Confirmation service as Bishop Robert (Diocese in Europe) was unable to travel.  We are pleased now to inform you that we will be starting Confirmation preparation classes next year (exact dates to be advised) and the service…


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