Trinity Sunday Charity collection – Partner sein

For many years, our chaplaincies, along with the Old Catholic Churches of Switzerland, have devoted the Trinity Sunday (4th June) collection to Partner sein as one of the few really visible signs of our cooperation with a church that we have been in full communion with since the 1930s. I am often asked about PartnerContinue reading “Trinity Sunday Charity collection – Partner sein”

Summer Book Sale – Saturday, 1st July

Our Summer Book sale will take place on Saturday, 1st July between 09:00 – 14:00Cakes, snacks and refreshments will also be on sale. DonationsWe are always very grateful for your donations of excellent quality English print paperback books, which make this event such a success.Please bring your books to us at St Andrew’s Community Centre on FridayContinue reading “Summer Book Sale – Saturday, 1st July”

Ascension Day – Thursday 18th May

All are welcome to join us for our Ascension Day Eucharist on Thursday, 18th May at 11am. Please bring along a picnic to share afterwards – Weather permitting, we will hold the service and picnic in the Church Garden, but if not, they will be inside in the church and community centre.  I look forwardContinue reading “Ascension Day – Thursday 18th May”

Association of the Anglican Church in Zurich – AGM. Sunday, 30th April

The AGM will take place in the Community Centre, immediately after the 10:30 service on Sunday 30th April. Elections will be held for two Churchwardens, two Council members and four Archdeaconry Synod Reps. The Nomination Lists for the elections are displayed on the noticeboard in the Community Centre. Nomination forms can be found in church,Continue reading “Association of the Anglican Church in Zurich – AGM. Sunday, 30th April”

Thank you for Supporting Kultur

A number of our congregation have been kind enough to pass their Migros “Support Kultur” vouchers on to me, so I thought I would share more of where they are going, particularly as the forthcoming Sechseläuten is an important weekend!  Last September, I joined Harmonie Adliswil, playing my trumpet.  I was finally persuaded to joinContinue reading “Thank you for Supporting Kultur”

Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday? 19th March 2023

Mothering Sunday falls on the fourth Sunday of Lent which, this year, is March 19th. These days, it is more often referred to as Mother’s Day, although that name really belongs to the secular holiday originating from America which is quite distinct from the original Mothering Sunday. Traditionally, it was a day when children, mainlyContinue reading “Mother’s Day or Mothering Sunday? 19th March 2023”

Bishops Lent Appeal – A message from Bishop David

As we embark on our Lenten journey once again, these are extraordinary times, with war continuing in Ukraine (the focus of our 2022 Appeal), and with unprecedented suffering in South East Türkiye and North West Syria as a result of recent earthquakes. The people of our diocese have been generous in responding to these hugeContinue reading “Bishops Lent Appeal – A message from Bishop David”

Lent reflections from our Archdeacon, The Ven Dr Peter Hooper

Lent is a time of focus and reflection as we look ahead to the glories of Eastertide. This Lent, the Diocese in Europe is sharing reflections on the theme of hope, and what gives us hope. We will hear from each of our Archdeacons, each week, over this season. Our first reflection is from TheContinue reading “Lent reflections from our Archdeacon, The Ven Dr Peter Hooper”

Responding to the earthquake in Turkey and Syria

We pray for the people of Central Turkey and North West Syria, whose lives have been devastated by the earthquake. Be present, O Lord, our Good Shepherd, to bring comfort, relief, shelter and human kindness. Shield the people who suffer, console those who are bereaved, prosper the provision of relief, strengthen the work of emergencyContinue reading “Responding to the earthquake in Turkey and Syria”