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The Secure Identity and Genuine Hallmarks of Faith

Today, there are any number of techniques and ideas and philosophies on offer to help you live a better, more fulfilled life. But how do you know you have the best one? Or the right one? And where does the Christian faith sit in all of that? This Sunday we begin a new series in Paul's letter to the Colossians, and it answers just these kind of questions. Join us at 10:30...

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Easter Sunday - please join us!

This Sunday we will celebrate Jesus's resurrection from the dead. It is the event that sets Christianity apart. It tells us who Jesus is, and it tells us the kind of life we can live - free of fear, full of awe-filled joy. So please come and join us Sunday morning 10:30am And please note... there will be no evening service this week....

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Living in a Different World - Sunday 29th January

The world can be a confusing place at the best of times. What does it mean to thrive, or to live a full life in such a world? This Sunday we'll be looking at two different passages from the Bible that help us understand how we can navigate life in ways that do us and others good, and bring glory to God, rather than the opposite. In the Morning Service (10:30am) we'll be ...

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Advent Services Sunday 17th December

How might you respond if, after a lifetime of waiting, you finally get what you've been waiting for? In our two services this Sunday we're going to be seeing four different responses to just such a happening. And despite the fact that they all respond to the same thing - the birth of the Messiah - they are very different. The question is, how do their responses mirror our...

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Advent 2017

This Sunday we will continue our celebration of Advent. Our Morning Service, 10:30am, will be our Family Carol Service: whatever age you are, come and share the joy of Christmas! Our Evening Service, 6:30pm, will consider the announcement of Jesus' birth to the shepherds: The True King has Come...

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Change of Venues this Sunday: 5th November

This Sunday we will be meeting in different venues from normal: Morning Service, 10:30am: Eglise de la croix d'Ouchy,Avenue d'Ouchy 45, 1006 Lausanne. Evening Service: 6:30pm: Temple d'Ecublens, Place du Motty, 1024 Ecublens Whichever service you come to, you will be very welcome! ...

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Venue Changes- Sunday 3rd September

Please note, this Sunday (Sept 3rd) we are changing venues for both our Morning and Evening Services. Morning Service: 10.30am: Eglise Croix d'Ouchy, Lausanne Evening Service: 6:30pm: Temple d'Ecublens, Place du Motty, Ecublens You can find more details here....

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The Building God Does Care About

This Sunday (August 27th) we will begin a new three-part teaching series called, The Building God Does Care About. Ultimately, God cares much more about seeing lives transformed by the good news of Jesus than bricks and mortar. So we are going to spend three weeks looking at God's vision for his church, beginning this week with 'Gather'....

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Letters to City Churches - Sunday 2nd July

This Sunday we begin our Summer Series - Letters to City Churches - looking at the letters of Jesus to seven churches in the book of Revelation....

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Easter Sunday - April 16th

This Sunday please join us for our combined Easter Sunday Morning Service, at 10.30am. There will be no Evening Service....

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Difficult Days - Sunday April 2nd

How can you fight oppression without becoming an oppressor? Or fight injustice, without yourself becoming injust? How can you speak truth to power without being compromised by power? In Daniel chapter 8, Daniel foresees that the people of God will face significant oppression from those in power in the years to come. But how can you withstand that kind of pressure and rema...

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What the Future Holds - Sunday 26th March

Inside each of us is a desire that justice should be done: we don't want the wicked to get away with it, and we want wrongs to be righted. However, atheism and scientific materialism have no answer to the issue of justice. They cannot give you any reason why something is morally right or wrong, or any hope that wrongs will be righted. But can the dream of Daniel, a 6th ce...

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Venue Changes Sunday 12th March

This Sunday - March 12th - both our Morning and Evening Services will be taking place in a new venue: L'eglise de la Croix D'Ouchy, Avenue d'Ouchy 45, 1006 Lausanne You can find more details here....

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Venue Changes Sunday 5th March

This week we will not be in our usual venue. Instead, the morning service will be meeting at the Novotel Hotel, 35 Route de Condemine, Bussigny. The Evening Service will be meeting at the Temple d'Ecublens, Place du Motty, Ecublens....

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Cities, Idols and Power - Sunday January 15th

Cities are places of cultural power. They also tell us something of the idols we worship. That was true in Daniel's day as much as our own. As Christianity seems to be on the backfoot in the face of these idols, what can Daniel teach us about an enduring faith? In the Morning Service we will continue our series in the Book of Daniel and look at the Power of Cities, the Po...

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Joint Service - The Grace of the Lord Jesus - June 12th

This Sunday we will have our once/year bilingual, joint service with the Swiss Reformed Parish Church, in St Sulpice. So it will be unlike our usual service! The theme is the 'Grace of God' and we'll be looking at how Jesus' grace has the power to transform our lives from score-keeping to grace-giving. It will take place in the Eglise Romane, on the lake front at St Sulp...

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The Call of the King - Sunday June 5th

In his Gospel, Matthew describes the people of Galilee as living in darkness. Why? And why would Jesus pick that area as the place to begin his ministry? And, if we live in the 'enlightened' West, does their darkness have anything to say to us? You can download sermon summary notes in English hereand in French here. Or you can read them below: The Call of the King Mat...

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Venue Change: Sunday 15th November

Please note, this Sunday we will be meeting in a different venue from normal for both our services: Morning Service: Grande Salle du Motty, Place du Motty, Ecublens Evening Service: Temple d'Ecublens, Place du Motty, Ecublens Hope to see you there!...

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Evening Service Venue Sunday 27th September

Both our morning and evening services will be at the Foyer Paroissial in St Sulpice this Sunday, 27th September. So there will be no change of venue for the evening service....

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Student and 20-30s Bible Study Restarts This Week

This week we restart our Student and 20-30s Bible Study, but take note, just about everything is changing! The group will meet on Thursday Night at 7pm We will begin with a simple meal together. Food will be served between 7-7.45pm. After that we'll get into a Bible study. We are going to change the format of the group. We will divide into (at least) two groups: Univ...

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VENUE CHANGES - Sunday 6th September

Venue Change! Please note that this Sunday (6th September) we will be in different venues from normal for both morning and evening services: Morning Service: 10.30am Maison Pullirane Rue de la Poste 1, Pully. You can find a map showing nearby parking spaces and public transport links here. Evening Service: 6.30pm Ecublens Temple, Place du Motty, Ecublens. ...

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When you don't feel God's presence

On Sunday we considered the truth of God's omnipresence - that God is present everywhere, at every moment. This is a wonderfully reassuring truth, as it tells us that whatever we go through in life, God is present in that moment. Given this, it is perhaps no surprise that there are those for whom the hard seasons in life draw them closer to God. His presence becomes more ...

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Venues for Sunday 12th July

This Sunday, July 12th, both our Morning and Evening Services will take place at the Foyer Paroissial, Chemin des Paquis, St Sulpice. Morning Service: 10.30am Evening Service: 6.30pm...

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VENUES FOR SUNDAY 5TH JULY

This Sunday our services will take place at the following venues: Morning Service, 10.30am: Foyer Paroissial, St Sulpice Evening Service, 6.30pm: Ecublens Parish Church, Place du Motty, Ecublens...

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VENUE CHANGES SUNDAY 26th JUNE

Please note: Sunday Morning Service will be at Batiment Coeur d'Or, Chexbres, 10.30am (joint with All Saints, Vevey) Sunday Evening Service will be at Ecublens Parish Church, Place du Motty, Ecublens, 6.30pm ...

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No Sunday Services - Sunday 10th May

Please note that there will be NO Sunday services in Lausanne this coming Sunday (10th May), because of our annual church retreat!...

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Our Services Around Christmas

Over the Christmas period our services will be slightly different! So please check timings below: Sunday 21st December: Morning Service only, 10.30am. We will be continuing our Advent Series, 'The Names Say it All' - this time we will see how the coming of Christ can be our source of joy as we look at the names given to Christ in Isaiah 9. You can download sermon summary...

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Services in August: Where and When

10th August: Morning Service: Foyer Paroissial, St. Sulpice, 10:30am No Evening Service 17th August: Morning Service:Foyer Paroissial, St. Sulpice, 10:30am No Evening Service 24th August: Morning Service: Novotel Hotel, Bussigny, 10.30am Evening Service: Ecublens Parish Church, Ecublens, 6.30pm 31st August: Morning Service: Foyer Paroissial, St. Sulpice, 10.30am ...

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No Evening Service June 8th

Becuase of the bank holiday weekend, there will be no evening service on Sunday 8th June. Instead, please join us as one church family at the morning service at 10.30am....

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No Services Sunday 18th May

From 16-18th May we will be on our annual church retreat. There will be no services in St. Sulpice on Sunday ... but do come and join us at Prenovel in the French Jura, at 11.15am for our family service!...

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When Life Feels Threatened: Sunday March 2nd

There are times in our lives when life as we know it feels threatened. How are we supposed to handle such times? The early Christians provide us with a remakable example. You can download sermon summary notes in Englishhere, or read them in below: When Life Feels Threatetend Acts 4:23-31 The context of this passage is that the disciples have been threatened by the same...

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Our Christmas Services

Please join us for any (or all!) of our services over the Advent and Christmas period. All services will take place at our usual venue: Foyer Paroissial, Chemin des Paquis, St Sulpice. December 15th, 6.30pm: Family Carol Service December 22nd, 6.30pm: Nine Lessons and Carols Christmas Morning, 10.00am: Christmas Morning Family Service It will be a pleasure to see you t...

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Easter Sunday: Clocks Go Forward!

Please join us on Sunday Morning for our combined Easter Sunday Celebration. Remember: clocks go forward 1hr on Sunday morning... which means you get one less hour in bed. Sorry! There will be no Evening Service - instead both our congregations will worship together in the morning. ...

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Biblical Manhood and Womanhood Teaching Weekend

This weekend we are delighted to welcome Wallace and Lindsay Benn, who will be tackling the topic: Biblical Manhood and Womanhood - Equally Different. Rather than this being a controversial subject, we're praying that this weekend we discover again God's good plan for us, and that our eyes would be opened afresh to the grandeur of all that God has designed for us. Please...

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Venue Change Sunday 3rd March

Please note, for this Sunday only (March 3rd) our venues are changing: Morning Service: Novotel Hotel, Route de Condamine, Bussigny Evening Service: Ecublens Parish Church, Place du Motty, Ecublens Please come and join us there!...

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Christianity Lite: Sermon Notes, 24th February

Is something holding you back from growing into full maturity in faith? Are you settling for a low-cost version of Christianity? You can download summary notes for the sermon in Englishhere....

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Sermon Notes: Sunday 20th January

If you were on the verge of hitting the eject button on the Christian faith, what would you make of someone advising you to first consider that Christ was greater than angels? Well, that's exactly what the writer of the Letter to the Hebrews does. We'll see why this Sunday. You can download sermon summary notes here....

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The Quest for the Happy Ending

I read something recently that said that 'we live in the first era of history that considers happy endings to be works of inferior art.' Apparently, modern critics look down their noses at novels or movies that end 'happily ever after'. But what do critics know? I'm not so convinced it's what the rest of us think. In fact, I suspect the vast majority of the films you've ...

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Sunday 13th January

This Sunday we start our new Sermon Series on the Letter to The Hebrews. You can download a sermon summary sheet here....

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Sunday 30th December

Come and join us this Sunday (December 30th) at 10.30am, for our morning service. Please note: there is no evening service this Sunday (back next week!)...

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Christmas Morning 2012

Join us at 10am, at the Foyer Paroissial, St Sulpice, for our Christmas Morning Family Service. You will be very welcome!...

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Christmas Carol Service 2012

Please join us this Sunday Evening at 6.30pm, at the Foyer Paroissial, St. Sulpice, for traditional carols, readings, drama and refreshements - the whole family is welcome!...

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Venue Changes Sunday 9th Dec

Venue changes for this Sunday's Services:Our Morning Service will be at the Novotel Hotel, Route de Condemine, Bussigny.Our Evening Service will be at the Church Offices, Rue du Centre 72, St. Sulpice....

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Venue Sunday December 2nd

This Sunday (Dec 2nd) our Morning Service will be back in our usual venue: Foyer Paroissial, Chemin Des Paquis, St Sulpice. Because of the young adults retreat, there will be no evening service....

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Venue Change - Sunday 25th

Please note: this Sunday morning our morning service will be at the Novotel Hotel, Route de Condemine, Bussigny. Our evening service will be at the Ecublens Parish Church, Place du Motty, Ecublens. You can find maps here....

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At Least The Fish Obeyed

But what if it hadn't? Thanks to Dom Reinle!...

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Venue Change Sunday 18th Nov

Please Note Change of Venue: Sunday 18th November our morning service will be at the Novotel Hotel, Rue de Condamine, Bussigny. Our evening service will be at the Ecublens Parish Church, Place du Motty, Ecublens. You can find maps under Maps and Directions....

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The Sluggard part 2

So, back to this character in Proverbs: The Sluggard. If we are at risk of sluggardly tendencies outside the work-place, in our walk with God, or our relationships, what can we learn to avoid them? 4. When it comes to work-life balance, the Sluggard is off-balance: He is famed for his sleeping habits. He is so laid back he's horizontal: 'How long will you lie there, O sl...

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Sluggards Read On - Part 1

I can't remember who it was, but someone once advised me to read a chapter from the Book of Proverbs every day. Every fool should. And now I've got my girls doing it. If nothing else (and there is) it makes for some great dinner-table banter. Of all Proverbs' characters, we love The Sluggard the best. His name is almost onomatopoeic. You can virtually see the trail of slim...

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It Can Never Satisfy

At one time or another probably all of us have felt the desire for 'just a little bit more.' The writer of Ecclesiastes has this to say about that desire: 'He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity' (Ecclesiastes 5:10). In other words, money and wealth and stuff simply fail to deliver. We think it wil...

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Handing on the Baton

From talking with folk after the two services this Sunday, (and the launch of Junior Youth Fridays), I know I was not alone in feeling incredibly encouraged by what the Lord is doing among our young people. What joy to see them grow in their love for Jesus and in their gifts to serve Him and His church! But to see the next generation grasp the baton, and run hard and well...

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The Low After The High: is it well with my soul?

Just in case it had passed you by, the Olympics and the Paralympics are over. And commentators in the UK media (who love to look on the dark side it's a national trait) are wondering how long it will be until the fuzzy haze of the feel-good factor evaporates under the harsh sun of economic austerity. But it's not just the spectators who face the prospect of post-Olympic ...

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Grown Men, Sand Pits, and Eternity

Men jumping in sand pits, VP candidates forgetting their PB and lords of the realm breading spotted mice have much to teach us about eternity. ...

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The (dis)comfort of Jesus' words

The discomfort of Jesus' words to the rich young ruler....

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