Holy Trinity Church

Anglican worship in Geneva

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ZOOM Security Update!

There are always concerns about cyber security and we would urge all parishioners to contact the church office if they have concerns about Zoom before sharing information with others. There is a lot of misinformation about and most of the highly publicised issues have been either fixed or shown not to be accurate. We have provided a summary below of what ZOOM…

A Blessing for a Meeting on Zoom

In the place where eye contact is impossibleThe silent lexicon of non-verbal cues extinctMay this not be the crowd without the wisdomDespite our isolation, our social distance. May we give thanks for this awkward digital blessingMay we be admitted, may we not be mutedMay our distorted sound and scrambled wordsFinally align, may they catch up with our pixelated vision. May travelling this…

VE Day – 8th May 2020

On this day to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe, when the sounds of war fell silent on this continent – we offer our prayers For those who served and died in World War II O God of truth and justice,we hold before you those men and womenwho have died in active service,particularly in the Second World War,whose sacrifice brought…

An old lady goes to market

My main purpose today was to acquire some face masks.  We are told these are essential to prevent the spread of infection from the coronavirus, and now not merely essential but indeed compulsory, and I had so far not been able to find a single one.  Yesterday, when such masks were for the first time available to the general public in France,…

LOCK DOWN DIARY

Anyone want a copy of the Lock down Diary to fill in? They are available from Michele in the office: Here are some pages from Lucinda’s diary – thanks for sharing them with us Lucinda! And so lovely of you Lucinda to thank us for the diary! http://www.mylockdowndiary.com

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…