29 Dec, 11am – Between the Days Zoom Meeting

General News – Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

Christmas will look and feel different this year, and some will be spending the festive period on their own for the first time, unable to return home, or celebrating with new people. Some may look forward to this time with a sense of threat, others may be quite relieved about this unexpected...

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Christmas Carol Service – watch online!

Events – Friday, December 18th, 2020

Christmas Carol Service 2020
Click here to watch the our online video Christmas carol service.

Join in with singing traditional well-known English, French and German carols.

People from the our congregation and the Swiss community have sent in their video greetings from London, Paris and the...

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More Tea, Vicar? Podcast – with retired ballet dancer Ruth Gordon

Publications – Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Click here to listen to the latest episode.


In this podcast, Carla talks to Ruth Gordon, a retired ballet dancer from Lucerne who has moved to London over 50 years ago and is now a member of the Swiss Church Art Committee. Soon after arriving in London, Ruth met the love of her life, Simon...

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Where is Samichlaus? Sunday 6 December

General News – Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Samichlaus is unable to visit us at the Swiss Church London this year.

We very much regret that we are unable to hold our traditional Swiss family Christmas afternoon celebrations this year. This is a big disappointment  for us all. Covid-19 restrictions made it impossible to organise a visit...

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Swiss Church -Christmas Carol Concert – 20 December

Events – Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020


Christmas Carol service 

Peter Yardley-Jones, our Director of Music  has been working hard with videographer Jon Kensington and the Fortis Voices  choir to bring your favourite carols to you all online. The Swiss Church London congregation were invited to choose their favourite carols...

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Sunday 22 November – Annual Commemoration Service- online

Events – Friday, November 20th, 2020

On Sunday 22 November we will hold the annual Swiss Church in London Commemoration Service.

It will be an online audio service that will begin at 11:00am. Click here to listen, and to read a transcript of the service.

Commemoration Audio Service and Zoom meeting

The commemoration service is a...

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More Tea Vicar Podcast -14 November edition- Healing and Sisterhood

General News – Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

The latest edition of the podcast More Tea, Vicar is out now. In this episode our Minister Carla Maurer talks with her sister Steffi about healing, sisterhood and much more. Listen here 

This episode is entirely, in Swiss German. Normally episodes have an introduction in Swiss German and the...

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The Swiss Church – listed as historically significant church by the University of Berne

General News – Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

The Theology Faculty at the University of Bern maintains a wonderful database of significantly important Swiss churches. There you will find many details of the history, architecture and much more about each individual church.

We are delighted that The Swiss Church in London has been added to...

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Sunday 1 November 11:00am online audio service for Reformation Sunday

Events – Sunday, November 1st, 2020

On Sunday 1 November The Swiss Church in London  commemorates Reformation Sunday with a special online audio service. It includes contributions from members and friends of The Swiss Church in London, The Protestant Church in Switzerland and from the various European reformed churches in...

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More Tea Vicar ? – Podcast -Theatre Company Producer Kate

Local News – Saturday, October 31st, 2020

The latest edition of the More Tea Vicar? podcast is out now. Our Minister Carla Maurer interview’s Kate about her digital drama company, and they share their mutual love of theatre and history.

Kate’s company staged Endell Street, a drama at The Swiss Church London, about the Endell Street...

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More Tea Vicar Podcast – Andy Palfreyman episode. Out now

Publications – Sunday, October 18th, 2020

The latest episode of the More Tea Vicar? podcast is out now. Click here to listen.

In this episode  our minister Carla Maurer interviews Andy Palfreyman. Andy was homeless on London’s streets for thirty years. In the last five year he has turned his life around. He is a street photographer,...

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Artists’ Residency 2021 – Applications Invited Now!

Local News – Saturday, October 17th, 2020

The Swiss Church in London is delighted to announce some exciting news for everyone in the arts community.
Artists from all disciplines are invited to apply for a three months residency at The Swiss Church in London from March-May 2021.
Click here for all the details.

At this  particularly...

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Sunday 18 October 11:00 am Sunday Service

Events – Monday, October 5th, 2020

On Sunday 18 October at 11:00 we will be holding a morning service at The Swiss Church in Endell Street which will include a baptism.

For those of you who are unable to attend the service a transcript is available here to read

The service will comply with all the current Covid-19...

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Swiss Church News Autumn Edition Out Now

General News – Thursday, October 1st, 2020
The  Swiss Church News Autumn edition is out now!
Click here to read the online edition
The print version will be mailed to subscribers soon. Send us an email if you would like to receive your own printed copy info@swisschurchlondon.org.uk
Read about-
-Our Minister’s letter to...
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Sunday 4 October – Swiss Church London – online audio service

Events – Thursday, October 1st, 2020


The next service by the Swiss Church in London, on Sunday 4 October will be an online audio service.

Listen to the service by clicking here. You’ll also find an Order Service, hymn words and  bible readings via the link.

The bible readings are:

Ecclesiastes 11 vv7-10

1 Timothy 4...

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Resumption of Sunday Services at Swiss Church in London

General News – Sunday, September 6th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that Sunday Services will resume at The Swiss Church in London, 79 Endell Street on 20 September at 11:00 am.

Please read the letter below for further details.

Dear Members and Friends,

We are delighted to inform you that we will be resuming church services at The...

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Sunday 6 September, 11:00am – Online Audio Service

Events – Monday, August 31st, 2020

After our traditional August summer break we resume Sunday Services on 6 September.
It will be an online audio service led by our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer, who will talk about faith and miracles in everyday life. She will take the story of Jesus Walking on the Water as her starting...

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Réformés -September Edition out now

General News – Sunday, August 30th, 2020

Réformés September edition, the monthly magazine of the Swiss Reformed Churches in Suisse Romande is out now. Click here to read the pdf edition.

As Réformés magazine says; Réformés est un journal indépendant financé par les Eglises réformées suisses des cantons de Vaud, Neuchâtel,...

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23 August -Livestream service at Titus Kirche, Basel- and VEGSIL AGM.

Events – Saturday, August 22nd, 2020

This Sunday 23 August you will be able to listen live to a Sunday Service in Swiss German from the Titus Kirche in Basel at 9:00am UK time. The service will be led by Pfarrerin Monica Widmer.

The Sunday Service will be streamed live. Click here to listen to the service.

VEGSIL,  the group of...

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Happy Swiss National Day -1 August 2020

Events – Saturday, August 1st, 2020

Happy Swiss National Day to you all.

What a difference twelve months make!

On 1 August 2019 we were busy putting up our special bunting  with all the cantonal flags, preparing food-peeling potatoes, setting up tables, and waiting to open the doors to welcome all of you to celebrate Swiss...

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“More Tea Vicar?” -Summer Podcast out now

General News – Friday, July 24th, 2020

The July edition of the monthly podcast ‘More Tea Vicar? ” is out now. Click here to listen.

The battle of Cable Street is an important part of London’s history and Britain’s struggle against fascism but little known outside Britain. Laurin and Carla are taking you the mural in East London...

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Swiss Church, London- Online Services during the summer.

Events – Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

The Swiss Church in London will be taking a summer break from producing online services. The last Sunday Service before the summer break will be on Sunday 19 July. We will be back again, on Sunday 6 September.

During the current Covid-19 crisis ,we have listened to and watched several online...

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Sunday 19 July, Swiss Church, London- Online Morning Service

Events – Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

The online Sunday Service on 19 July will be led by our Minister, Reverend Carla Maurer.

In the Service she will ask: “Where is home? What has changed in the past months? What has stayed the same? What answers can we expect from God? “
This audio service has been partly recorded at the Royal...

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More Tea, Vicar – Holiday edition of the podcast out now

General News – Monday, July 13th, 2020

The latest episode of More Tea, Vicar? is out now. Click here to listen.

Queen Victoria, Prince Charles and Princess Diana, William Turner and Lord Byron have one thing in common: they adored Switzerland and spent many holidays there. Starting in Klosters and Davos, places from their...

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5 July – Sunday Service with Communion -online audio service

Events – Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Our  Sunday Morning Service on 5 July 2020 includes communion, and is an online audio service. Click here to listen to the service and for the Order of Service and Hymn Sheet.

The sermon on the theme of Mary and Martha,  is by our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer and guest Reverend Gerry...

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21 June – Swiss Church London- online audio Sunday Service

Events – Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

The online audio service The Swiss Church in London for 21 June is now available on our webpage. You can access it by clicking here.

Reverend Carla Maurer will lead the service. She will take her inspiration for her sermon and reflections from the New Testament book of Revelation and think...

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21 June -Postponement of The Swiss Church in London AGM

Events – Wednesday, June 17th, 2020

Dear Swiss Church in London Member

The 2020 Annual General Meeting of The Swiss Church in London was due to be held at 12:00 midday on 21 June, at The Swiss Church in London, 79 Endell Street. Under the current lockdown rules in place, all churches are closed for gatherings. Therefore it will...

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Sunday 7th June, 11:00 am – Sunday Service – online audio

Events – Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

The next online audio Sunday Service from The Swiss Church in London will be on Sunday 7 June at 11:00am.

Our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer will lead the service with active participation of members and friends of the church spread across the United Kingdom, Switzerland and many other...

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Swiss Church News Summer 2020 SpecialEdition – Out Now!

General News – Monday, June 1st, 2020

The summer 2020 edition of the Swiss Church News is out now. Click here to read and download your own copy.

Covid-19 presents special challenges to The Swiss Church in London. With the help of our congregation, members and friends and all the Swiss community we can meet and overcome them. On...

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Swiss Review-June 2020 UK online edition- Available here now

General News – Friday, May 29th, 2020

The Swiss Review– June 2020 UK and Ireland online edition is out now. Click here to read or download your copy.

This edition contains two important articles.

Turn to page 7 to read how The Swiss Church in London to learn more about the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic poses. Discover how...

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Sunday 31 May -Pentecost, Whitsun at Swiss Church, London

Events – Friday, May 29th, 2020


On Sunday 31 May 2020 The Swiss Church in London will join in an online service to celebrate Pentecost (Whitsun).

Digital church has gained new meaning since the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown. Over ninety church musicians, Ministers and church members have now collaborated to bring...

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Sunday 17 May – Sunday Service – Online Audio Service

Events – Friday, May 15th, 2020

Our online audio Morning Service for Sunday 17 May is available by following the link.  Click here.

Make a date to listen online at 11:00 am on Sunday, or when it suits you best.

Our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer will give her reflections on readings from the Old Testament book of...

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More Tea Vicar? – Reverend Carla Maurer and Laurin Reding visit SOAS

General News – Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Click here    to listen to the latest episode of More Tea Vicar 

Recorded over the phone from home, Laurin Reding takes Reverend Carla Maurer to his university SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies). They talk about the history of the school as a home base for colonial Britain, and...

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Sunday 3 May 2020- Online Service Swiss Church,London

Events – Friday, May 1st, 2020

For the first Sunday in May we are back with our online audio Sunday Service thanks to our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer, and the hard work of members and friends of the Swiss Church in London.

Reverend Carla Maurer will preach the sermon, and Mr Niccolò Aliano will provide words for...

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Sunday 19 April – Reflections from Reverend Carla Maurer, Minister Swiss Church London

Events – Saturday, April 18th, 2020

On Sunday 19 April there will be no Sunday Service. However we are pleased to bring a short reflection from our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer.

Click here to watch and listen to the video.

As Carla tells us , in normal times we would have been celebrating a baptism at the Swiss Church, London...

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Easter Sunday Service 12 April 11:00 -0nline

Events – Saturday, April 11th, 2020

Our Easter Sunday Service on 12 April 2020 at 11:00 am will be brought to you online as an audio podcast. Click here to listen.

The service will be led by our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer and  Mr. Niccolò Aliano. Marianne Fisher-Hertig will lead the prayers. The bible lessons will be read...

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5 April 2020 Swiss Church London- Online Palm Sunday Service

Events – Saturday, April 4th, 2020

On Palm Sunday, 5 April 2020 we will be holding a virtual online service for you to listen to. It is now available to listen to here.

Our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer will lead the service and deliver a sermon.

Members of the congregation will read the lessons and lead the prayers.


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Corona virus update – Cancellation of church events

General News – Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Given the present position with the corona virus COVID-19 outbreak, we have now  decided to cancel all internal events, including Sunday Services and the weekly Breakfast on the Steps, until further notice.

Our Minister will provide shortened audio versions of the services for you to listen...

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Swiss Review – UK April 2020 Online edition – Available Now

General News – Monday, March 30th, 2020

The April 2020 edition of the Swiss Review UK and Ireland regional edition is available to read online now. Click here to read or download your copy.

With all the news of the Swiss communities spread across the length and breadth of the UK and Ireland it is definitely a must read.

And of course...

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Sunday 29 March Sunday Service online at 11:00 -Guest Church -St. Columba’s Church of Scotland

Events – Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

During the current Covid-19 crisis we are bringing you an online version of our Sunday Service, on the first and third Sunday of the month in line with our normal practice. However we do not have the staff and resources to bring you a service every week. Therefore we will provide you with an...

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Revd Carla Maurer – Guest Preacher at Fraumünster, Sunday 26 April

Events – Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

On Sunday 26 April at 10:00 am, our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer, will be the guest preacher once again at the Fraumünster in Zürich. She will of course be preaching in German.

The Sunday Service will include a baptism. The organ will be played by Jörg Ulrich Busch. After the service there...

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Job vacancy Community worker

General News – Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

We are looking for a person experienced in outreach and community work to run and supervise our weekly ‘Breakfast on the Steps’ on Tuesday mornings from 8-10am.

For more information click here.

Application deadline: 9 March

We hope to hearing from you!

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Goldsmith’s Exhibition Opening Night – Monday 2nd March 7pm

Events – Sunday, March 1st, 2020

The 10th annual collaboration between The Swiss Church in London and Goldsmiths University presents an exciting week long exhibition.

In Nihilum – Into Nothing
Goldsmiths exhibition 3-7 March 2020

Opening Night: Monday, 2 March, 7pm

For all performance times please click here

“In Nihilum”...

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Sunday Service with Communion and Choir -1 March at 11:00 am

Events – Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

Come and join us on 1st March at 11:00 a.m., for our Morning Service with Holy Communion. In the Swiss Church in London everyone who wishes, may join in Communion.

The Service will be led on this occasion by Marianne Fisher, a long-standing member of the Swiss Church in London, and current...

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Sunday Service 16 February at 11:00am – Build your House on the Rock

Events – Monday, February 10th, 2020

The next Sunday Morning Service at The Swiss Church London, will be on Sunday 16 February, at 11:00 a.m. Our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer will continue her sermon series taking a fresh look at texts from the Lectionary of The Protestant Church in Switzerland. On Sunday she will take as her...

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Andy’s Catwalk – London Fashion Week Show -15 February 3pm to 6pm

Events – Sunday, February 9th, 2020

Swiss Church warden Andy Palfreyman has dreamt of putting on a catwalk show ever since getting back on his feet after 30 years of homelessness. Firstly to share how important fashion was to his well-being during the dark times but also to shine a light on London’s current homelessness crisis.

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Swiss Church News Spring 2020 Edition- Out Now!

General News – Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

The Spring 2020 edition of The Swiss Church News is out now. You can download the online edition here.


Read all your favourite regular articles and features- such as What happened to …. ? , The Venue Column, All about our Arts Events, our community events, and Carla’s Letter...

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Behind the Books- The Most Beautiful Swiss Books of 2018 -Talk: 6.30pm 11 February

Events – Saturday, February 1st, 2020

The Most Beautiful Swiss Book competition was established in 1943 to promote and reward the best of book design in Switzerland. The Swiss Federal Office of Culture organises the competition on an annual basis.

As part of the Behind The Book exhibition that runs from 31 January – 13 February...

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Peter Stevens Organ Recital 1 February at 5pm

Events – Monday, January 27th, 2020

Peter Stevens is Assistant Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral. Born in Lancashire in 1987, he was educated at Chetham’s School of Music, subsequently holding organ scholarships at Manchester Cathedral, St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, and King’s College, Cambridge. He came to...

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