Swiss Church London Carol Service Cancelled

Events – Monday, December 13th, 2021


The Christmas Carol Service 2021 at The Swiss Church In London has been cancelled.

Due to the continuing rapid spread of the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus it has been decided to cancel the Carol Concert.

There was going to be retiring collection at the end of the Carol Service for a...

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11 December -High Holborn Chamber Choir Christmas Concert

Events – Monday, November 29th, 2021


Saturday 11 December at 7.30pm at the American Church in London, Tottenham Court Road

We are delighted to recommend the High Holborn Chamber Choir Christmas concert to members and friends of The Swiss Church , London. Members of the High Holborn Chamber Choir form the Swiss Church Sunday...

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2 December 7pm – St George’s School Windsor Castle Concert at Swiss Church

Events – Monday, November 29th, 2021

St George’s School Windsor Castle Chamber Choir will be singing Handel’s Messiah at The Swiss Church London on Thursday, 2 December at 7pm. The choir have been working incredibly hard and are in excellent voice.

It promises to be a superb concert and includes the famous ‘Hallelujah’...

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Swiss Church News Winter Edition – Out Now

General News – Thursday, November 25th, 2021

The Swiss Church News Winter edition is out now.

Read all the latest news from The Swiss Church in London.

Download your copy here.

In this edition we look at what Christmas means to friends and members of The Swiss Church, London and the Swiss Community.

We also feature the latest developments...

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Sunday 28 November – Online audio Service

Events – Monday, November 22nd, 2021

Sunday 28 November – Online Audio Service from The Swiss Church, London

Our November online audio Sunday Service will be available to download here (from Friday 26 November).

The reading will be from the New Testament epistle of Paul  to the Romans. Romans 13:11-14. Click here for the reading...

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Exodysis I November 27 & 28 -Artists in Residence Exhibition

Events – Friday, November 12th, 2021

Saturday 27th November 12:00 to 20:00hrs and Sunday 28th November 12:00 to 18:00hrs

Abel Shah are the current Artists in Residence at The Swiss Church, London. To mark the forthcoming end of their residency in the church they are holding an exhibition entitled Exodysis 1

Abel Shah write:



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Breakfast on The Steps is back- next on Tuesday 23 November

Events – Monday, November 8th, 2021

The Swiss Church in London is happy to re-open the breakfast for the homeless community.
We will be serving a cold breakfast at the Swiss Church in Covent Garden.
Everyone is welcome!
The first session will be on Tuesday 9 November. Doors open at 8.00 am.
The next session will be on Tuesday...
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2 December – Handel’s Messiah, Part 1

Events – Sunday, November 7th, 2021


On Thursday 2nd December at 7pm, St George’s School, Windsor Castle will perform Handel’s Messiah, Part 1 including the famed Hallelujah chorus. Accompanied by a small ensemble and our organist, Peter Yardley-Jones.

Click here to go to the box office for tickets

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7 November – Sunday Service with Baptism

Events – Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

This week on  Sunday 7 November at 11:00 am we will be holding a Sunday service that includes a baptism.

Sunday services at The Swiss Church in London are open to everyone. You are all welcome.

The service will be led by our Minister, Reverend Carla Maurer. Prayers will be led by Gabrielle,...

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Sunday 28 November – Our next online Audio Service

Events – Monday, November 1st, 2021

The next online audio service from The Swiss Church, London will be on Sunday 28 November. You will be able to listen via the link here (from Saturday 27 November).

We are sorry to disappoint our loyal listeners who were expecting an online Sunday Service for 21 November. However due to...

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6 November- London Baroque Orchestra – Inaugural Concert : Coffee Cantata

Events – Saturday, October 23rd, 2021


On Saturday 6 November at 7:30 pm London’s most recently founded period performance ensemble, the London Baroque Orchestra, will  performing its  ‘Coffee Cantata programme, for its debut concert at the Swiss Church,  London, where it is becoming the church’s resident orchestra.


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Sunday 17 October – Audio Service- One door closes, another door opens

Events – Friday, October 15th, 2021

This Sunday’s  Morning Service from The Swiss Church in London will be an online audio service. Click here to listen. You can also read a full script of the service, including the sermon via the link.

The next in person at  The Swiss Church in London at 79 Endell Street, London WC2 will be...

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12-17 October: Serpentine Galleries @ Swiss Church

General News – Friday, October 8th, 2021

We are delighted to host the offsite Serpentine Galleries exhibition HEAVENS by Revital Cohen & Tuur van Balen at the Swiss Church. The exhibition is open to the public. Free entrance.

For opening hours and more information click here.

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Arts News – Abel Shah- Artists in Residence

Events – Thursday, October 7th, 2021

(photo:Abel Shah :Speak Easy.. Monolith 2019 – Copyright of the Artists)

Our Swiss Church London Artists in Residence from September are  Abel Shah, an artistic duo consisting of the Alex Bell and Guilia Shah.

They will developing their work in the Swiss Church London alongside our usual day...

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3 October – Sunday Service at The Swiss Church London

Events – Friday, October 1st, 2021

The Sunday Service for  3 October  will be at 11:00 am  in The Swiss Church, London  in Endell Street.

The service will be led by Reverend Carla Maurer, our Minister. Hymns will be in English, French and German accompanied by our choir consisting of members of the High Holborn Chamber...

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22 October -CANCELLED- Inaugural Concert- London Baroque Orchestra

Events – Thursday, September 30th, 2021


On Friday 22nd October at 7:30 pm London’s most recently founded period performance ensemble, the London Baroque Orchestra, is performing its  ‘Bach to Bach’ programme, for its...

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Commissioning Art and Exhibitions in Churches Networking Event

Events – Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Wednesday, 29 September, 6-8pm

Commissioning Works of Art and Exhibitions in Churches


A Swiss Church in London event- co-hosted with Art+Christianity


What? 20-minutes ‘Art in Churches’ surgeries in groups of 6 and an opportunity to network; prepare your questions about your own...

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Swiss Church News Summer Edition -Out Now

General News – Tuesday, September 7th, 2021


The Swiss Church News Summer edition is out now.

So make yourself a coffee or tea, find a comfortable chair, and read all the latest news from The Swiss Church in London.

Download your copy here.

In this edition we look at the work of the Swiss Church inLondon office team members,  both in...

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19 September 2021- Sunday Service – Online Audio

Events – Wednesday, September 1st, 2021

19 September –  Sunday Service Online


The Sunday Service will be online. You can listen to the audio recording here


Carla is often  asked how she comes up with topics for her sermons. This time, she was inspired by the newsletter of the German-Lutheran Church in London where the Minister...

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5 September 2021 Sunday Service – Swiss Church London

Events – Monday, August 30th, 2021

The next Sunday Service will be on 5 September 2021 at 11:00 a.m. , and will  be held at The Swiss Church, London.


After our August break for the summer holidays, we are delighted to be able to resume morning services at The Swiss Church in Endell Street.

We will be joined by members  of...

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High Holborn Chamber Choir Recruiting Now

General News – Monday, August 16th, 2021

The wonderful High Holborn Chamber  Choir is currently recruiting.

Some of their members provide the choir for  the morning  service on the first Sunday of each month

High Holborn Chamber Choir musical director Rachel Maby, who trained at the Royal Northern College of Music and Trinity Laban...

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1 August -Swiss National Day- Special Sunday Service

Events – Saturday, July 17th, 2021

Swiss National Day 2021 –Special  Sunday Service at The Swiss Church in London – 11:00 a.m.

Reverend Carla Maurer, Minister of The Swiss Church in London writes :

Every few years it so happens that the 1st of August, Swiss National Day, falls on a Sunday…

What an opportunity to come together...

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18 July – Online Audio Sunday Service- Swiss Church London

Events – Saturday, July 17th, 2021

On Sunday 18 July the Sunday Service by the Swiss Church London will be online.

Click here to listen to the Service, for the Order of Service including the sermon  and bible reading, and for the hymn sheet

The theme of the service will be : If someone turns you away, what do you do? 


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Tea with Alexandre Fasel, Swiss Ambassador- More Tea Vicar Podcast

General News – Friday, July 2nd, 2021

Teatime with the Ambassador-

Carla talks to Alexandre Fasel, Switzerland’s outgoing Ambassador to the UK, on Brexit, fatherhood, his favourite places in the UK and Switzerland, the role of church in society and his new role as Special Representative for Science Diplomacy in Geneva.


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Sunday Service. 4 July at 11:00 a.m. Swiss Church London

Events – Thursday, July 1st, 2021

Sunday Service on 4 July will be held at 11:00 am in The Swiss Church in London.

Our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer will base her sermon on Genesis , Chapter 32, vv 22-32.

Carla writes : “We will hear about the bible protagonists Jacob, Leah and Rachel; how Jacob wrestles with ‘Somebody’ in the...

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APPLY NOW Camden Artist Residency Sept-Nov 2021

General News – Friday, May 28th, 2021

We are delighted to offer a 3-months residency for a Camden based artist or arts organisation from September to November. Click here for more information.

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Upcoming Goldsmiths exhibition WEEDS, 21-26 June

General News – Thursday, May 27th, 2021

Goldsmiths exhibition 2021, 21-26 June (11am-7pm)

Marguerite Humeau: WEEDS

Opening June 21st, 5-10pm

Curated by Léonore Larrera & Marie de Ganay


The exhibition will present Marguerite Humeau’s new sound piece Weeds,...

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JUNE – Church services and Homeless haircuts to resume!

General News – Wednesday, May 19th, 2021

Sunday services

In-person Sunday services will resume on Sunday, 6 June, 11am. We will meet monthly on every first Sunday of the month. The service on the 3rd Sunday of the month will continue to be provided as an audio service. Click here to listen.

High Holborn Chamber Choir and Peter...

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More Tea Vicar Podcast – Interview with Mary Branson

General News – Wednesday, May 19th, 2021

Listen here to the episode.

Conceptual artist Mary Branson talks about her mother’s struggle with Alzheimer disease, the loss of communication and the grief when her mother passed away during the pandemic. Mary is the co-chair of the Swiss Church Art Committee in charge of the art...

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Sunday 23 May-11am Pentecost Service on Zoom

Events – Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

The Swiss Church in London Sunday Service on 23 May at 11.00 am (UK time) will celebrate Pentecost (Whitsun).

The service will be held on Zoom. Please send an email  to: info[at] , for login details to join the Service.

The service will be led by Niccolò Aliano.


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Online Audio Sunday Service for 21 June

General News – Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

Audio communion service, Sunday, 20 June –

Sermon -Theme- Toxic leadership

Listen here to the audio.

Apostle Paul is often described as the founder of Christianity and his passion for the cause of Christ has contributed enormously to further the Gospel across the globe. However, Paul was also...

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Sunday 21 April -Online Audio Service- Swiss Church, London

Events – Friday, April 16th, 2021

18 April 2021 Online Audio Service

Sermon- Let’s talk about privilege

Our Minister Reverend Carla Maurer writes :
Conscious and unconscious bias at the workplace, in public life and in our communities, often based on skin color, gender or abilities, are an everyday experience for most...

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Holy Week Online Photography Exhibition

Events – Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Keeping The Faith- London Chaplains in the time of Covid

Click here to view the online exhibition

At times of great uncertainty many people turn to faith leaders for support. Over the last twelve months it’s been more difficult than ever for ministers to offer pastoral and spiritual care to...

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Holy Week at The Swiss Church, London

Events – Tuesday, March 30th, 2021


There will be a short morning reflection every day from Palm Sunday, 28 March to Easter Saturday, 3 April with music, prayers and readings.

Click here to listen

Holy Week – Daily reflections


Palm Sunday, 28 March (Zachariah, Chapter 9)

Monday, 29 March (Book of Lamentations,...

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New More Tea Vicar Podcast- Building a new church

General News – Saturday, March 27th, 2021

Listen here to the latest episode of The More Tea Vicar podcast.

A nostalgic trip back to St. Gallen for Carla who is talking to Scotty Williams, church planter from Louisiana US. What does it take to start a church community from scratch? What are the challenges and joys of integrating in...

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21 March – Online audio Sunday Service -Swiss Church London

Events – Friday, March 19th, 2021


On Sunday 21 March there will be an online Sunday Service from the Swiss Church London. Click here to listen. You will also find  The hymn words, bible readings, and Order of  Service are also available via the link.

Listen on Sunday at 11:00 am ( or  at the time that suits you best from...

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More Tea Vicar Podcast – Sherlock Holmes and The Swiss Embassy

General News – Saturday, March 13th, 2021

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

Travelling and quarantining during the pandemic, the surprising contents of British household freezers, Netflix series and cooking recipes and many more things to talk about with Laurin Reding and Carla Maurer....

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7 March 2021- Online audio Communion Service

Events – Friday, March 5th, 2021

Be Dressed and keep your light burning!


The Swiss Church in London online audio services are back! Click here to listen

Jesus told his disciples to be dressed and ready for service, and to keep the light burning to be ready for his return. We find ourselves in a time of waiting: waiting to...

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Swiss Church News Magazine Out Now

General News – Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

It’s here for you to read and download.

The latest edition of the Swiss Church News from the Swiss Church in London looks at the many and varied experiences of the Swiss community in London, the UK and further afield.

We also bring you details of the spring Artists in Residency programme at the...

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Sunday 21 February- 11:00 am -Online Organ Concert

Events – Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

On Sunday 21 February at 11:00 am (UK time)  we will livestream an online organ concert by Peter Yardley-Jones.

Click here to watch the concert live on YouTube.

The concert will be instead of the online audio service.

Peter is our very talented Director of Music and organist here at The Swiss...

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Our Online Sunday Service 7 February- 9.00am

Events – Saturday, February 6th, 2021

On Sunday 7 February  will will continue our series of  online virtual visits by watching together the online service at 9:00 am, from Emmanuel Church Holloway,  a Church of England parish in North London.

Click here to listen to the service and to download the Order of Service.

At 09:45 am–...

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24 January 11:00 am- Sunday Morning Service from Edinburgh

Events – Monday, January 18th, 2021

On Sunday 24 January there will not be an online audio service from The Swiss Church in London.

Instead we invite you to watch with us the Sunday morning online video service from St Michael’s Kirk in Edinburgh.

Click here to watch the service at 11:00 am. Click here for a script of hymns and...

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Sunday 10 January, 4pm – Carla Maurer guest preacher in USA

Events – Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

On Sunday 10 January our Minister Carla Maurer will be the guest preacher at Eastridge Presbyterian Church in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.  Click here to  watch the service  live on video at 16:00 GMT in the UK (17:00 CET in Switzerland).

Carla will preach the sermon, and the liturgy will be led...

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