Holy Trinity Church

Anglican worship in Geneva

An Inspiring Training Day for those working in Children and Youth ministry

Bleary-eyed at 06h00, Canon Alex Gordon and eight leaders from Junior Church and the Youth Groups, set off by rail or car for the three-hour journey to Zurich, for an inspirational day of training in children’s and youth ministry, led by Rev Mary Hawes, the Church of England, National Children and Youth Adviser for the Church of England. Using a text from…

Organ Master Class and Special Choral Evensong – pictures and sermon

Eight organists participated in the workshop on Anglican Music last Friday. They are all students at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva, studying for either a Bachelor or Masters degree in Organ Playing.The organists then went on to play for Evensong. Music for Evensong was: Responses – Aylewood, Canticles – Stanford in C and then Anthem – Stanford O for a…

Farewell to Jill – pictures from the lunch

At a super Harvest Lunch we said ‘au revoir’ to Jill. Jill had asked for donations to Building Tomorrow in lieu of a leaving present and Canon Alex was delighted to announce that 1800chf had been donated thus far. However, we could not let this occasion pass without a small token and Jill was presented with a beautiful glass chopping board with…

Message from the Chaplain – September 2019

As promised last Sunday, here a personal statement from Canon Alex: As some of you know, 30 September this year marked the end of my five year contract as Chaplain to Holy Trinity Church.  In December, I shall also celebrate my 70th birthday, which up until very recently was the mandatory retirement age for stipendiary clergy of the Church of England.  Some…