Big box, little box…

We have been helping to collect things that are most urgently needed by the people of Ukraine, by partnering with Helfen Sie helfen.  Many thanks to everybody who has donated goods so far – This week, we have sorted, packed, and delivered fourteen boxes to Helfen Sie helfen, who will send them onwards to where theyContinue reading “Big box, little box…”

Vigil with Prayers for Peace in Ukraine

This simple 30-minute online service will include prayers, music, readings and a reflection or some information from a part of the Diocese directly affected by the crisis. All are welcome to join. Do let people know. The link will be the same each week. When: March 16th, 2022 17:00 London 18:00 CET Every week on Wednesdays, untilContinue reading “Vigil with Prayers for Peace in Ukraine”

Help for Ukraine

We at St Andrew’s will be helping to collect things that the Ukrainian refugees most urgently need, in an efficient way, by partnering with Helfen Sie Helfen.  This Zurich based organisation has been helping needy people in Ukraine and other Eastern European countries since 1996.  They have a well-established network and can transport the goods to where they areContinue reading “Help for Ukraine”

A Sermon for Ash Wednesday

This sermon was preached in St Andrews church, Zurich by the Assistant Chaplain, the Revd Jackie Sellin, on 2 March 2022. The associated readings are Joel 2:1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51: 1-18; Isaiah 58: 1-12; 2 Corinthians 5: 20-6:10. “On the way …we stopped for a few moments’ break. There was a series of burnt hutsContinue reading “A Sermon for Ash Wednesday”

A Sermon for the Sunday next before Lent

This sermon was preached in St Andrews church, Zurich by the Assistant Chaplain on 27 February 2022 following the invasion of Ukraine by Russia the previous week. The associated readings are Exodus 34:29-35; 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2; Luke 9.28-43a. “We try not to panic. On the first day flew to Vinnytsia region three rockets. To Kalynivka,Continue reading “A Sermon for the Sunday next before Lent”