Holy Trinity Church

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Diocesan Study Pilgrimage for the CEMES

What great pictures – Temple Mount or Al Haram Al Sharif at 07.00 The Church of St Veronica The sixth station of the cross on the Via Dolorosa Roof of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre Eye of the Needle in the Lutheran Church. This is all part of the Diocesan Study Pilgrimage for the CEMES interns as part of their discernment…

Bishop David’s visit to HTC

Bishop David, Suffragan Bishop, whose responsibilities include issuing ‘faculties’ for the Diocese, visited Holy Trinity today with Mr Mike Tutill, the consultant building engineer, to review the plans for Building Tomorrow. After a presentation by Mark Charles, project manager, an intrepid group, + David, Mike, Mark, Mary Talbot and Ben Jesudoss, ascended the Tower to see the clock and then further up…

ARCHDEACONRY RETREAT – GRIMMIEALP

FOLLOWING JESUS THROUGH THE FOUR GOSPELS Alan and Clare Amos were invited to lead the Swiss Archdeaconry Retreat.   Abandoned for some years because of lack of participants, it was encouraging that about 20 people from across Switzerland made their way to the mountains above Thun for the weekend. We arrived in bright late-summer sunshine and woke the following morning to snow.  The cold…

MEMORIAL for ROY DAMARY

After some discussion and after consultation with Christine Damary, the Church Council is applying for a faculty to place a memorial plaque in the church, in thanksgiving for Roy’s long ministry as a Lay Reader. Council also recognises that members of the congregation and others may wish to make a donation in memory of Roy and again in consultation with Christine, it…

CERN weekly prayer meeting

 http://holytrinitygeneva.org/christians-at-cern/ Christians working at CERN meet together regularly for prayer and Bible study, from 12:30 till 13:00 every Wednesday on the Main CERN (Meyrin) site in Room B of the main building (just upstairs from the Bank.)   Because it’s often difficult to find other believers at a place like CERN, we recently set up a website: https://sites.google.com/site/christiansatcern/   If you work at…

Building Tomorrow Update No 3

OPEN MEETINGS for the PRESENTATION of BUILDING TOMORROW: We are in the process of arranging a number of meetings to enable the presentation to members of the congregation the Council’s hopes for the Building Tomorrow strategic plan. To enable everyone to take part, the following times have been suggested: Sunday 7 October and 21 October after the 10h30 Eucharists Thursday 11 October…

A city without love is like a city without water…….

Our very own Clare Amos who is the honorary director of lay discipleship in the Diocese in Europe, looks back on a 40-year association with Jerusalem, which began with a gap year in 1970 and included time as course director in the city’s St George’s College. Check out the Anglican News Blog: http://www.anglicannews.org/blogs/2018/01/a-city-without-love-is-like-a-city-without-water.aspx Or read on: “A city without love is like…

BUILDING TOMORROW – the church fabric project

We needed a name for our church renovation project and last week Council chose ‘Building Tomorrow’.  A short and simple name which encapsulates our plans for a church fit for the future. There were many other great suggestions focusing around the theme of renewal and also some linking to our new logo with tree metaphors.  Some ideas included the name Trinity such…

Archive Request

If you have any unwanted photographs of events that took place in Holy Trinity at any time in the past (especially if you know the dates) would you please let Valerie Offord or Christine Damary have them for inclusion in our Archives which will be stored in the Geneva State Archives.  Thank you.

The NEW HOLY TRINITY CHURCH LOGO

On Sunday 1 October, the Church Council and Chaplain were pleased to announce the new HTC logo! For something over two years, we have been seeking to identify a logo which will help us develop an integrated image for our publicity and other official HTC publications, giving them a badge of authenticity and authority. We wanted the logo to say something about…