Swiss Church News Winter Edition Out Now- Online and in Print Version

General News – Saturday, November 16th, 2019

The Winter edition of the Swiss Church News is out now.

It’s full of all the latest news. On page 3 we review the recent arts events held at the Church, including Andy Palfreyman’s second photographic exhibition that was a great success attracting widespread TV and press coverage. We also...

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Sunday 17 November 11:00 am – Annual Commemoration Service

Events – Saturday, November 16th, 2019

Our annual Commemoration Service will be held at 11:00 am on 17 November 2019.

At the service we will remember those who passed away recently and the people who we miss in our lives. We will light candles in their memory.

The service will be in English, French and German.

You can give the names...

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St George’s School, Windsor Castle: Christmas Concert

Events – Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

We are delighted to welcome St George’s School, Windsor Castle back to The Swiss Church this year on 2 December at 7pm, accompanied by our organist, Peter Yardley-Jones.

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20 October 2019 – Sunday Service with Baptism

Events – Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Our next Sunday Service is on Sunday 20 October at 11:00 am. There be a baptism.

The service will be led by our Minister Revd Carla Maurer who will continue her sermon series looking at symbols in the Bible.

Our Director of Music Peter Yardley-Jones will play our splendid Späth organ.

The...

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The Gallery at Swiss Church, London – A space for Arts and Drama

General News – Thursday, October 10th, 2019

When Swiss architects Christ & Gantenbein completed the renovation and transformation of The Swiss Church, London in 2009 it enabled the new space created to be able to be used for a huge variety of Arts and Cultural events, and for commercial hire.
The Digital Arts theatre group have...

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Breakfast on the Steps – Tuesday Mornings – Volunteers Needed

General News – Sunday, September 29th, 2019

The Swiss Church needs more volunteers to help with our Tuesday Breakfast on the Steps outreach programme.  Could you help?

Each Tuesday our Community Worker Josh Kelly and a small team of dedicated volunteers provide breakfast to the homeless and vulnerable in Covent Garden.  We need more...

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6 October at 11:00am- Sunday Service with Communion And Baptism

Events – Friday, September 27th, 2019

Our next Sunday Service is on Sunday 6 October at 11:00 am. It will include Communion and there will be a baptism too.

The service will be led by our Minister Revd Carla Maurer who will take the symbol of the tree as the theme for her sermon…

Die Weisheit ist ein Baum des Lebens denen, die sie...

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“Looking Down” Photography Exhibition by Andy Palfreyman – 3rd to 8th October

Events – Thursday, September 26th, 2019

“Looking Down” -an exploration of homeless through photography opens at The Swiss Church, London at 6pm on 3 October and runs until 8th October. All proceeds and donations from the exhibition will be used to fund the outreach work of the Swiss Church, London with the homeless and vulnerable.

In...

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Swiss Review UK edition Autumn issue out now

General News – Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

The Swiss Church in London has always been part of the wider Swiss Community in the UK since our very first days. Thorough the Swiss Review UK edition we are proud to let the whole Swiss community know about the wide range of events that take place at the Swiss Church in Endell Street, Garden,...

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Reading Phoenix Chamber Choir Concert 21 September 7:30pm

Events – Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

The Swiss Church, London is delighted to welcome The Phoenix Choir, Reading once again to perform at the Church on Saturday 21 September at 7:30pm.

The Choir will perform a concert of mainly a cappella choral music from 16th century to the present day, both sacred and secular, including music...

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Sunday 15 September Service -11:00- Buß- und Bettag , Jeûne Fédéral

Events – Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Our next service at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday 15 September  will be the annual Buß- und Bettag Service, the Jeûne Fédéral Service, following our Swiss Reformed roots. Please come along, whether you wish to experience a taste of home, or are just curious to learn more.  The Swiss Church in...

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Swiss Church News Autumn 2019 Edition – Online Edition Out Now

General News – Sunday, September 1st, 2019

The Swiss Church News Autumn 2019 edition is available to download now. Click here.

It contains all your regular favourite articles: Revd. Carla Maurer’s Letter to Readers, News from the Venue; News  from the Breakfast the Steps, our  homeless outreach programme; Arts News- including the Summer...

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27 to 30 August- City Pilgrimage London with Zurich Pilgrimage Centre

Events – Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Perhaps you  associate pilgrimage  with rural areas rather  than with the big city. Yet to discover a city from a pilgrim’s perspective has its very own charm.

We invite you to put on your hiking shoes and to join us on this spiritual journey, in collaboration with Reverend Michael...

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Sunday 1 September 11:00am -Sunday Service with Communion

Events – Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Come and join us on Sunday 1 September at 11:00 am for our Sunday Service with Communion. It will be led by our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer. Her Sermon will be the first of a series that examine symbols in the Bible, and will take the symbol of bread as her starting point.
The sermon is part...

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Fraumünster, Zurich- Sunday 25 August 10:00am – Sunday Service with baptism

Events – Saturday, August 10th, 2019

Our Minister Revd. Carla Maurer has been invited once again to preach the sermon at Zurich’s historic Fraumünster Church in Zurich on Sunday 25 August at 10:00 a.m.  The service will include a baptism. The organ will be played by Jörg Ulrich Busch.

Carla’s sermon (in German) will be posted...

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Friday 26 July Old Tales Rediscovered- Homage to Gottfried Keller

Events – Monday, July 22nd, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 26 July 2019 at 6.30pm at the Swiss Church, London

The prize winning Song Duo of Swiss soprano Franziska Andrea Heinzen and British-Polish pianist Benjamin Malcolm Mead have given successful recitals in Switzerland ,at the Rhonefestival and Schubertiade de Sion; in Spain at...

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Swiss National Day 1 August 2019 at Swiss Church London

Events – Monday, July 22nd, 2019

The Swiss Church in London is very proud to be hosting Swiss National Day celebrations once again. The afternoon and evening’s events are being organised this year by FOSSUK (Federation of Swiss Societies in the UK). We also gratefully acknowledge the support of the Swiss Embassy in London, the...

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Sunday Service -21 July at 11:00 am- Sermon: Jesus curses the Fig Tree

Events – Friday, July 19th, 2019

 

Come and join us on Sunday 21 July at 11:00 am for our Sunday Service. It will be led  by our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer.  Her Sermon will take the story of Jesus cursing the fig tree as her starting point.

This will be our final service before the summer break. There will be no...

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Hamed Maiye to be Artist in Residency from August to October 2019

General News – Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

The Art Committee of The Swiss Church, London are delighted to announce that they have chosen Hamed Maiye to be the artist in residence at the Swiss Church from August to October 2019.

Hamed Maiye is a multidisciplinary artist and curator based in London that uses portraiture as a means of...

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Saturday 20 July – Urban Wellness Retreat

Events – Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

We are excited to be hosting an Urban Wellness Retreat by Zola Eve, a sustainable and ethical activewear brand.

Zola Eve write:

Start your weekend with an invigorating half day wellness retreat to nourish your mind, body and soul, brought to you by Zola Eve, a sustainable and ethical activewear...

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Monday 8 July 7pm – The Monaco Boys’ Choir Concert

Events – Monday, July 8th, 2019

The Swiss Church London is delighted to welcome The Monaco Boys’ Choir (Les Petits Chanteurs de Monaco) for an evening concert on Monday 8  July at 7pm as part of their UK tour.

They are one of Europe’s  renowned Boys’ Choir with an illustrious history and the Swiss Church London is honoured...

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6 July 7pm. Ruby Nightingale Concert. Opera Arias

Events – Monday, July 1st, 2019

 

Please join Australian soprano Ruby Nightingale, accompanied by Lewis Kingsley Peart, for an evening of vocal performance in Covent Garden’s otherworldly and resonant space of The Swiss Church in London.

The programme will include a selection of German lieder, French melodies, and 20th/21st...

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7th July at 11:00am- Sunday Service with Communion- Sermon -Ruth & Naomi

Events – Monday, July 1st, 2019

 

Come and join us on Sunday 7 July at 11:00 am for our Sunday Service with Communion. It will be led our Minister,  Reverend Carla Maurer. Her Sermon will take the story of  Ruth, Naomi and Boaz from the Old Testament book of Ruth as her starting point.

Click here to read the Bible story...

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1 July at 8pm – City Academy Encore Choir. Summer Showcase Concert

Events – Thursday, June 27th, 2019

The Swiss Church in London is delighted to host the City Academy Encore Choir Summer Showcase Concert.

Doors open at 7:30 pm and the concert begins at 8pm.

Join them as they take us on  a journey through their greatest hits and favourite songs from both stage and screen. Featuring songs from...

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Blue – A Music and Photography Performance- 24 June

Events – Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Monday 24 June at Swiss Church in London. Doors open 7.00pm . Performance begins 7.30pm

“Blue is the typical heavenly colour. The ultimate feeling it creates is one of rest. When it sinks to almost black, it echos grief that is hardly human.”
Wassily Kandinsky

BLUE is a sensorial...

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Sunday Service 16 June 2019 at 11:00am -Zacchaeus the tax collector

Events – Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Come and join us on Sunday 16 June at 11:00 am for our Sunday Service. It will be led  by our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer.  Her Sermon will take the story of Zacchaeus the tax collector, and his desire to meet Jesus, as her starting point.

Click here to read the Bible story from Luke 19...

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Swiss Church London Annual General Meeting -Sunday 16 June 2019

Events – Friday, May 31st, 2019

The Annual General Meeting of The Swiss Church in London will take place on Sunday 16 June 2019  at the Church at 12.15pm. The AGM will follow the Church Service.

All Members and Friends of the Church are invited to attend.

Refreshments will be served after the service.

The agenda, together...

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Swiss Review – May 2019 edition. Out now. The magazine for Swiss abroad.

General News – Monday, May 27th, 2019

The Swiss Review –the magazine for Swiss abroad – May edition for UK and Ireland is out now.

Click here to read and download your copy.

It’s a great way to keep in touch with everything that is happening in the Swiss community in the UK in so many different fields- business, arts, culture,...

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Réformés Magazine Juin 2019- Equality

General News – Monday, May 27th, 2019

The Swiss Reformed Churches engage in lively informed debates about many issues in today’s society.
Réformés is the monthly magazine of the Swiss Protestant Churches inSwitzerland’s French-speaking Cantons.

 This month’s issues looks at questions of equality, from many different...

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2 June 11:00 am Sunday Service with Communion- Moses in the Bulrushes

Events – Friday, May 24th, 2019

Come and join us on Sunday 2 June at 11:00 am for our Sunday Service with Communion. It will be led guest preacher Reverend Dr. Stephan Degen Ballmer from the Evangelische Reformierte Kirche in Kilchberg, Switzerland. His Sermon will take the story of Moses in the Bulrushes (also known as Moses...

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Concert 7:30pm Tuesday 28 May – St John’s Smith Square

Events – Friday, May 24th, 2019

 The Swiss Church in London is delighted to draw your attention to the following concert by talented British-Swiss artists Frederic Bager and Olivia Doutney.

Yearning for Freedom by The Swiss Philharmonic Academy
Frederic Bager- Piano; Olivia Doutney Soprano ; Martin...

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Swiss Church News -Summer 2019 edition out now!

General News – Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

The Summer 2019 May edition of the Swiss Church News is available online. Click here to read, or download your copy today.

In our Summer edition we introduce some new faces- Emily-Rose Simons our new Lettings and Office Administrator introduces herself in her first Letter from the Venue. Kirsty...

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Sunday Service 19 May 11:00am. Sermon-The Story of Tamar

Events – Friday, May 10th, 2019


Come and join us on Sunday 19 May at 11:00 am for our Sunday Service, to hear the latest in a series of sermons on famous stories -” The Greatest Hits from the Bible”. This week’s story is of Tamar, from the Book of Genesis, the Old Testament. Click here to read the Bible story in English,...

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Alberto Giurioli Solo Piano Concert Sunday 12 May 7:30pm

Events – Monday, May 6th, 2019

Alberto Giurioli’s music is inspired by the music of Ludovico Einaudi, film music composer Hans Zimmer and many other musicians and different genres.

Tickets for this event must be booked via the following Eventbrite link only. Click here


 His compositions have been streamed over 3...

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Gondwana Children’s Choir- 16 May 7:00pm – 30th Anniversary Concert

Events – Sunday, May 5th, 2019

The Godwana Choir, Australia are super excited to be holding a birthday party concert at the Swiss Church in London to celebrate 30 years of the Sydney children’s Choir and Gondwana Choirs.

They write:

“We hope to bring together our many alumni choristers and friends living in the UK and...

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5 May 11:00 Sunday Service with Communion – The Good Samaritan

Events – Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Come and join us on Sunday 5 May at 11:00 am for our Sunday Service with Communion, to hear the latest in a series of sermons on famous stories -” The Greatest Hits from the Bible”. This week’s story is of the Good Samaritan, from the New Testament.

The Bible is full of great stories which are...

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Easter Sunday Service – 11:00am – 21 April 2019

Events – Thursday, April 18th, 2019

The Swiss Church in London welcomes you to our Easter Sunday Service with Communion, held in Church at 79 Endell St at 11:00 am. Everyone is welcome to join in Communion whatever their faith tradition might be. We worship in the Reformed tradition and have an ecumenical outlook.

Our hymns and...

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Sunday 7 April – Sunday Service with Communion -David and Goliath

Events – Monday, March 25th, 2019

The Bible is full of great stories which are part of our cultural heritage and collective knowledge. Who hasn’t heard of Adam and Eve, Noah’s Ark, the Ten Commandments, David and Goliath, the creation of the world or Jesus walking on water. Novelists and artists refer to these stories in...

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New Zealand Terrorist Attack- Camden Faith Leaders Forum Statement

General News – Thursday, March 21st, 2019

The Swiss Church, London is a member of the Camden Faith Leaders Forum. The Forum brings together Churches, Synagogues, and Mosques across the London Borough of Camden. The Forum has issued the following joint declaration following the New Zealand terrorist attacks

March 2019.  Statement from...

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Swiss Review UK and Ireland -March edition out now

General News – Thursday, March 21st, 2019

The March copy of The Swiss Review – UK Edition is out now. Click here to read

Read all about our old friends the Unione Ticinese celebrating their 145th anniversary. They are the oldest surviving Swiss community group, and represent the Swiss Italian community in London. We thank our friends...

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United Strings of Europe- 24 March, 8pm . London Debut & Swiss Premiere

Events – Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

 

For all music lovers. Not to be missed. Make a space in your diary now.

24 March 2019 at 8 PM
The Swiss Church, London
79 Endell St, London WC2H 9DY

Tickets £15 (£12 concessions) available at https://orientandoccident.eventbrite.com

The performance is supported by Arts Council England and...

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Sunday Service- 17 March- Family Service- Great Bible Stories Series

General News – Thursday, March 14th, 2019

The Bible is full of great stories which are part of our cultural heritage and collective knowledge. Who hasn’t heard of Adam and Eve, Noah’s Ark, the Ten Commandments, David and Goliath, the creation of the world or Jesus walking on water. Novelists and artists refer to these stories in...

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Out now! The Swiss Church News spring edition

General News – Monday, March 11th, 2019

Read the latest edition of the Swiss Church News here.

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Goldsmiths Exhibition at Swiss Church 2019- 5th March- Opening Night

Events – Friday, February 15th, 2019

The opening night of the Annual Goldsmiths’ Exhibition at The Swiss Church London takes place on 5th March.

The Table was developed by Mariana Lemos in collaboration with artists Laura Mallows, Hannah Wilson, Rosa Johan Uddoh, Emily Perry and Munesu Mukombe

“The table carries a variety of...

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Swiss Benevolent Society Seminar – 12th March- Grief, Care, Coping with Loss

Events – Friday, February 15th, 2019

A Swiss Benevolent Society Seminar at Swiss Embassy, Montagu Place, London W1

Tuesday 12th March 2019 -6.30pm

The Swiss Benevolent Society together in partnership with Cruse Bereavement Care are holding a new seminar in their Living Well series, on the subject of Bereavement, Grief, Care &...

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James William Petavel -Genealogy Research Enquiry

General News – Monday, February 11th, 2019

 

 

 

We have received the following request from Professor Ray Bromley from the State University of New York at Albany, USA.

If you are able to help, please contact Professor Bromley direct (details below) or contact Colin McIntyre at the Swiss Church –...

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Vacancy Office and Letting Administrator

General News – Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

We are looking for someone with experience in letting and office administration to be in charge of managing general church administrative tasks, and handling venue lettings and premises maintenance for the church.

Application deadline: Friday 15 February

Find the Job Advert and the Job...

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Wednesday, 13 February, 11:30am: British Museum Exhibition – I am Ashurbanipal

General News – Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Join us for the current exhibition at the British Museum exploring the Assyrian empire and its powerful emperor Ashurbanipal. The history of the Assyrians is closely linked to the history of the kingdom of Israel that is at the centre of the Old Testament. By learning more about the Assyrians...

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Saturday, 2 February, 5pm: Organ recital Anthony Hammond

General News – Monday, January 21st, 2019

Dr. Anthony Hammond is a critically acclaimed English concert organist, composer and musicologist. His principal organ studies were with Roger Fisher and David Briggs in England, and with Dr. Naji Hakim in Paris. As a performing and recording artist in Europe and the USA he is known...

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Sunday Service, 3 February 11:00 am – Bible: The Greatest Hits

Events – Monday, January 7th, 2019

The Sermon of the Mount (Matthew 5)

Sermon Series 2019- Bible Stories: The Greatest Hits 

The Bible is full of great stories which are part of our cultural heritage and collective knowledge. Who hasn’t heard of Adam and Eve, Noah’s Ark, the Ten Commandments, David and Goliath, the creation...

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6th January Sunday Service- Bible Stories Greatest Hits.

Events – Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

The Bible is full of great stories which are part of our cultural heritage and collective knowledge. Who hasn’t heard of Adam and Eve, Noah’s Ark, the Ten Commandments, David and Goliath, the creation of the world in seven days or Jesus walking on water! Novelists and artists refer to these...

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Zwingli Year 2019- 500 year anniversary of Swiss Reformation

General News – Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

On 1st January 1519 Ulrich Zwingli started preaching on the New Testament verse by verse from his pulpit in the Grossmünster in Zurich, thereby launching the Reformation in German speaking Switzerland.

Zwingli is a much misunderstood character. During 2019 many events will be organised...

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