Choral Evensong 21st March

In a departure from modern day, our service on the 21st March marks the martyrdom in 1556 of Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury and English Reformer. He was the author of the original Prayer Book and the liturgy of Evensong. His prayers and forms of service have provided sustenance and beauty for centuries. At thisContinue reading “Choral Evensong 21st March”

Choral Evensong 31st January

Evensong is celebrated at monthly intervals at St Andrew’s. If you’ve never been to one, please do consider coming one Tuesday evening. There’s no friendlier reason to take a colleague or friend to church than to ‘hear the choir’! At St Andrew’s, we do a cathedral-style Choral Evensong, with the choir taking most of theContinue reading “Choral Evensong 31st January”

Carol Services for 2022

Aside from our Nativity play, which takes place this Sunday, 11th December at 10.30am, our forthcoming Carol services will take place as follows: *Sung by the Choir of St Andrew’s Church We look forward to seeing you! If you’re planning to attend one of our carol services on Saturday 17th or Sunday 18th, please travel byContinue reading “Carol Services for 2022”

Advent Evensong – Sunday, 27th November

Join us at St Andrew’s this evening for a special Advent Evensong with Carols, at 5pm. This service marks the beginning of Advent with music, readings, and the lighting of candles, as we move from darkness to light in the expectation of Christ’s coming. Enjoy a day out with your friends and family, taking advantageContinue reading “Advent Evensong – Sunday, 27th November”

Evensong in the Altstadt: Friday 14 October

Every year in October the choir makes a visit to the Predigerkirche in Zurich to sing Choral Evensong at their invitation. We love to sing in that beautiful church with its outstanding acoustics, accompanied by the ‘Conacher Organ’ (an English organ originally built in 1886 for the Methodist church in Ingbirchworth). This year, we’re singingContinue reading “Evensong in the Altstadt: Friday 14 October”

Searching for some music

Subscribers to Search Magazine will have just received their October/November edition, along with a ‘Services and Music List’, compiled by our Music Director, Shaun Yong. Shaun wrote an article about the booklet and the process of planning the music at St Andrew’s. Unfortunately, the latest edition of Search was changed in order to respond toContinue reading “Searching for some music”

Come-and-sing! Choral Evensong at St Andrew’s on Tuesday 6th September

Marking the return of the choir from their summer break, EVERYONE is invited to join the choir in the stalls to sing this service. If you’d like to participate, please show up at 6.15pm. No experience necessary – just a love of singing!

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

This year, Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth. As a Church of England chaplaincy within the Diocese in Europe, St Andrew’s Zurich will be celebrating this momentous occasion on the official PlatinumContinue reading “The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee”