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”

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”

‘Virtual’ SACEP Day – Saturday 15th May

Perhaps you are not yet familiar with SACEP (Swiss Archdeaconry Christian Education Programme) but over the years a number of training days/seminars have been organised with the aim of furthering Christian Education within our Archdeaconry here in Switzerland.On Saturday 15th May an information/discussion session will take place on Zoom from 10.00 am 􏰃- 15.30pm. Leading this session will beContinue reading “‘Virtual’ SACEP Day – Saturday 15th May”

Pan-Diocesan Service of Prayer for HRH Prince Philip – on Friday 16 April

The Anglican Church in Europe will be holding a pan-diocesan online Service of Prayer, across the Diocese in Europe, to mark the life and work of the late Prince Philip, with a distinctive European emphasis. Contributions to the service will reflect HRH’s European lineage and global links across our diocese, including from friends in Greece,Continue reading “Pan-Diocesan Service of Prayer for HRH Prince Philip – on Friday 16 April”

‘Calvin in America’ an exhibition at the International Museum of the Reformation in Geneva

We’ve recently been made aware of this noteworthy exhibition which has been extended until 2 May. The Musee Reforme stands on the site where, in 1536, the people of Geneva voted in favour of the Reformation. The permanent collection includes more than 600 books, manuscripts, engravings, paintings and other artefacts. Together, they tell the storyContinue reading “‘Calvin in America’ an exhibition at the International Museum of the Reformation in Geneva”

HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

Buckingham Palace has announced the death of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Revd Justin Welby said: “I join with the rest of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth in mourning the loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, and give thanks to GodContinue reading “HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh”

Favourite Hymns – Be still, my soul

‘Be still, my soul’ was originally an 18th century German pietist hymn by Catharina von Schlegel. It was translated into English in 1862 by Jane Borthwick in Edinburgh. The tune we now associate the words with came from Finland by the composer Jean Sibelius, who wrote a patriotic symphonic poem called ‘Finlandia’. But it tookContinue reading “Favourite Hymns – Be still, my soul”