Holy Trinity Church

Anglican worship in Geneva

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…

Visit to the Voirons

A happy band of pilgrims was lead by Simone Meyer up to the Voirons to visit the open day of the Monastery of the Little Sisters of Bethlehem. We were able to visit one of the hermitages – little wooden chalets where the nuns spend their days in solitude, worshiping, praying, studying and working. 

Safeguarding Training – protection of children and vulnerable adults

This weekend Council members, Junior Church and Sides folk undertook the Level 2 Safeguarding training here at HTC. We were joined by congregation members from Vevey too. The training was led by our own Amanda Dawson and by Bernice Reid from Vevey. We learnt the core information about safeguarding in the Anglican Church, the role of our own Safeguarding officer and the…

Choir Rentrée – Seeking new members

Recently returned from a successful visit to the UK, singing Evensongs at Chichester Cathedral, the Choir re-starts this Sunday, kicking off with Mendelssohn’s ‘How Lovely are the Messengers’ at 10h30 Eucharist; an organ recital, including works by Hakim and Liszt by Mark Jones at 17h00; Day’s Magnificat & Nunc Dimities, Aylewood responses for Choral Evensong at 19h00.  All are invited.  New singers…

Choir Tour to Chichester Cathedral August 2019

The choir was privileged to to sing 3 Evensongs in the historic Cathedral of Chichester in Southern England in early August. We have been invited back to sing again in 2020. Listen to the Aylewood Respones in rehearsal https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-Aglvl8k53zPct_1Yvy6zvbSC3Uy-dpW/view?ts=5d61406e Choir in front of the choir screen in the cathedral. After the final service, taken in the South Transept. Aylewood responses in rehearsal…

Exploring Faith in Europe

https://faithineurope.net/ Each week the Diocese of Europe publishes a blog looking at the lectionary with a European perspective. This week our own Dr Clare Amos, who among her other roles coordinates the Diocesan Ministry Scheme, writes on two of this week’s lectionary readings. She particularly focuses in Hebrews 13.1-8, 15-16, though also draws attention to the Gospel reading, Luke 14.1, 7-14.Do take…