Holy Trinity Church

Anglican worship in Geneva

Recent Happenings at HTC

HOLY TRINITY CHURCH CLOCK BACK in ACTION!

Passers-by will have noticed that the church clock is now fully restored to its former glory and working accurately – all thanks to a very generous donation from a Geneva charitable trust and the hard work of members of Geneva’s horological school, under the direction of M. Jean-Pierre Curchod.  A book detailing the process, written by Alan Downing who was responsible for…

Update on Finances

Thank you to all those who contributed for your generous response to the Gift Day, which yielded CHF 12,000. This has allowed us to narrow the deficit at the half-year, end June, to CHF 8,500, compared with a deficit of CHF 3,000 at the same time last year. A deficit at the end of the year is still forecast and we will…

July 2018 – Choir Outing to Chandolin

““Entre Terre et Ciel”. Writers such as Ella Maillart and Corinne Bille have been inspired to write about this old village, perched high above the Val d’Anniviers at 2’000 metres on a sunny spur of mountain. A group of 17 choir members and congregation made their way up from Geneva to this alpine paradise to enjoy a weekend of breathtaking views and…

Our choir performs for the Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby visited the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Geneva on 16 February WCC to celebrate its 70th anniversary.  Clare Amos who was involved in coordinating this event arranged for HTC choir to sing during the service where the Archbishop spoke on an “ecumenism of action”.  Our choir (with support from members of Emmanuel) sang a setting…

The Clock – back in action

Geneva, February 2, 2018  In case it has escaped the notice of any of Holy Trinity’s congregation, the church clock is telling the time, for the first time since October 17, 2014, when it was removed for restoration at Geneva’s horological school. The clock has in fact been ticking unnoticed since before Christmas, but it was only on January 19, 2018 that…

Choir Tour to Worcester Summer 2017

(7th – 11th August 2017) Holy Trinity Church Choir has just returned from a second successful trip to Worcester Cathedral, where our Musical Director, Mark Charles was a lay clerk for 10 years.   The choir sang five choral Evensongs and all five were directed by Mark Charles or Mark Jones, Assistant Musical Director, both of whom also played the cathedral organ. The…