HOLY WEEK AND EASTER AT ST. PETER'S

MAUNDY THURSDAY (14 April)
17.30 Social Hour in Church

GOOD FRIDAY (15 April)
17.30 Prayers

EASTER SUNDAY (17 April)
10.00 - Easter Celebration with Holy Communion
18.30 - Evening Worship for Easter

The Winter 2021-22 team are:
DECEMBER 17 - JANUARY 4: Revd Alan & Mrs Anne Purser
JANUARY 4 - 14: Revd Jim Perryman
JANUARY 14 - 28: Ven Mark & Mrs Gillian Ireland
JANUARY 28 - FEBRUARY 11: Revd Moray & Mrs Annie Thomas
FEBRUARY 11 - 25: Revd James & Mrs Clare Heard
FEBRUARY 25 - MARCH 14: Revd Peter Sutton
MARCH 14 - 25: Revd Edward & Mrs Hannah Keene
MARCH 25 - APRIL 8: Revd Tom & Mrs Kate Darwent 
APRIL 8 - 18: Revd David Wilson

The church will then be closed until the start of the Summer season,
which will begin Wednesday 25 May


David Wilson
Chaplain 8 - 18 April 2022

St Peter’s Church is situated behind and above the Myoko Restaurant, opposite the Mont Cervin Palace Hotel.

As the Alps became of greater interest to travellers in Europe in the 19th century, Zermatt became popular as a destination for mountaineers, and demand grew for church services in English, which began in the Monte Rosa hotel in 1862. In 1870 St Peter’s was built.

ICS Resort Mission provides chaplains during the summer and winter seasons who conduct services and work in the resort to share the love and Good News of Jesus Christ. Our chaplains are in resort for around eight months of the year to serve the local community as well as the large number of English speakers tourists of different nationalities, many of whom return year after year.

The church opened for services on St Peter's Day, Wednesday 29 June 1870, and was dedicated on Sunday 6 August 1871. We celebrated the 150th anniversary over the weekend Friday 6 to Sunday 8 August 2021.

St Peter's was built and is maintained by ICS. We are thankful for the ongoing generosity of supporters in enabling this work to continue. You can support this work by becoming a Friend of the 'English Churches' in Zermatt and Wengen. Your support will help us maintain these important historic buildings and enable our outreach.

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A brief history of St Peter's Church

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