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”

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”

Harvest Weekend at St Andrew’s

Church Cleaning Saturday 22 October 10:00-13:00 Come and join us to clean the silver, dust the cobwebs, and have a chat, over a cup of tea and some cake – All welcome! During these hours, the Community Centre will be open for anyone who would like to bring and deposit goods for the next day.Continue reading “Harvest Weekend at St Andrew’s”

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”

Service of Commemoration for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

We at St Andrew’s were honoured to hold a Service of Commemoration for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday evening. Thank you to our special guests, members of the church, and visitors for attending this service, which was conducted by our Assistant Chaplain, the Revd Jackie Sellin. Our choir, led by Director of MusicContinue reading “Service of Commemoration for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II”

No Wednesday Eucharist on the 21st & 28th September

The Revd Jackie Sellin is having some well-deserved holiday and therefore there will be a two week pause for our services on Wednesday mornings at 9.15 in the church garden. Thank you for your understanding and we wish Jackie some sunny and restful late-summer days. During Jackie’s absence Revd Steffan van Munster will be leadingContinue reading “No Wednesday Eucharist on the 21st & 28th September”

Special opening times on 15th & 16th September at St Andrew’s Church Zurich

We mourn the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, and give thanks for her long life of faithful service. St Andrew’s Church is open for personal prayer and reflection on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th September between 12:30 and 14:30. There is a book of condolence available at St Andrew’s, or you can add your message toContinue reading “Special opening times on 15th & 16th September at St Andrew’s Church Zurich”