Holy Trinity Church

Anglican worship in Geneva

Posts from April 2020

Clare’s Blog – Discipleship in Difficult Days 10

Clare’s blog – Discipleship in Difficult Times 10 includes a beautiful Eastertide prayer for our difficult days written by the brothers and sisters of the ecumenical monastic community of Bose; a wonderful series of Haiku poems written by Jean Mayer, of La Cote, Switzerland, and drawn to my attention by Peta Tracey; further contributions of prayer poems by both Paul Wignall and…

A Sense of Smell!

I have never been blessed with an acute sense of smell and for the past few years have suffered from chronic sinusitis which has not helped.  Yet this spring, as I have revelled in the beautiful sunlit weather we have enjoyed, I find myself catching wafts of perfume from the wisteria and lilac. Is this because I am focusing more on my…

‘And God saw it was good’ – The Bible and Creation

What had been planned for a morning’s Bible study held physically in Holy Trinity Church Geneva, typically attracting around 35 people, turned into an exciting new development for lay discipleship and training across the Diocese in Europe.  Dr Clare Amos gave her planned talk from the UK over Zoom, spread over two sessions of an hour each attended by over 80 people…

Books, Marmalade and Paddington Bear -the first of a series of back stories about HTC

………..and don’t forget this year’s marmalade is on sale now – contact the office for details It was March 1991 and unsurprisingly as always HTC desperately needed extra income to balance its accounts.  Carole Puleston, the chaplain’s wife, suggested we hold a one-off all-weekend sale of books to empty the cellar in the Versoix Church House** where they had been in storage…

Audio link to Sunday Service 26th April

Please click on the link to listen to Sunday’s service https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/6cEuceuoqW43H9XGsgSDV6J7W428L62s1iNP__MExB60AHIDOgaiZrdDYeZU-1BP5hgKviE39rb6iq7L And here is some of the lovely feedback: A lovely service and good to hear our two choirs today. Thank you very much to all the team members. Stay safe. Many thanks for another lovely service and to Revd Chris Welsh from Sydney… we’re so blessed.Just unbelievable that we can see…

Beware of your Backdrop!

“A nosey banker told the Financial Times: “What I love about Zoom is looking at people’s bookcases – the amount of John Grisham they have there!” THE MORAL OF THE STORY: watch out what you’re sitting in front of when that camera’s on!