Holy Trinity Church

Anglican worship in Geneva

Fantastic day at the Christmas fair

What a fabulous fair. Crackers, crafts, cards, cakes and carols. Christmas spirit especially on the bottle Tombola. Stocking fillers, jams and mince meat, new gifts and kids activities, bric a brac and books and the new addition of kids clothes.  As usual the kitchen staff and mulled wine sellers kept the crowds fed and watered. Thank you to all who helped set up,…

Advent Possibilities

The recently held ‘Breathing-Space mini-retreat’ showed a clear demand for opportunities to spend time with others in a contemplative and silent space. Monica McKinley and Mary Talbot will be leading brief Lectio Divina sessions at HTC on 3 Wednesdays during Advent, starting on Wednesday 6 December. The sessions start at 12h30 and last 35 to 40 minutes. A short Bible passage is…

Christmas Card Sales

 Thanks again to the many people who generously passed on their last year’s cards to *recycle” for the Christmas Fair, the Craft Group has produced a fine collection to suit all tastes with the usual low prices (rectangular cards 1 fr. each and square cards 3 fr. for two). They will be on sale already after the 9 o’clock and 10.30 services…

Sat 13 Jan: The Gospel of Mark – An unfinished journey (Study Morning)

Saturday 13 January 2018 from 10am to 1.00pm at Holy Trinity Church, Geneva   Led by Clare Amos Clare is an Anglican biblical scholar and teacher who came to Geneva in 2011 to work at the World Council of Churches. Before coming to Switzerland she worked in the Anglican Communion Office in London as Director for Theological Education. She is Honorary Director of…

It should be ticking by now…….

It has turned out to be extremely unsafe to predict when our 150-year-old church clock will once again return to its duty. Nevertheless, by the time you read this we will know whether efforts by our clock restorer, M. Jean-Pierre Curchod, to bring the clock back to life by November have been successful. Restarting and adjusting a restored clock to optimum efficiency…

MARUBA CHURCH LUNCH CONCERT

A special word of thanks from Irene Kalibala goes to Canon Alex for his support, Jane Brooks, Lift Ev’ry Voice Gospel Singers, and all those who came physically last Saturday and all those who have donated in different ways. Over CHF 2700 cash has been raised and the Maruba members raise their hands in praise singing “Tukutendereza”.  They have confirmed that windows…

NEWS of a PHOTOGRAPHIC OPPORTUNITY!

For many years now, each year Holy Trinity Church has sold popular Christmas Cards, which have been based upon recycled cards from the previous year, painstakingly saved by Annemarie and Alec Hester, and subsequently reworked by them and the Craft Group into new ones for the coming year. This has been much valued by members of the congregation and others. They will…

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…