You may have heard me say once or twice, or maybe one or two hundred times, how much I love Switzerland. I came to my placement here immediately after spending a semester at the World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Institute at the Chateau de Bossey, on the shores of Lake Geneva. During those months I made some very good friends, learned a lot, and fell deeply in love with the beauty of the Swiss Alps. There’s absolutely no way of explaining how beautiful those mountains are; you’ll just have to go and see them for yourselves. Read more »
This is the obligatory “what I did on my holiday” written for the monthly newsletter of my congregations. It’s here in case anyone beyond them wants to know what I did.
In July I took a month’s holiday and went to Europe. There were two reasons for holidaying on the other side of the world: to catch up with friends that I’d made at the World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Institute at Bossey in Switzerland; and to do some of the things that I hadn’t managed to do when I was living there. Read more »