RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 134/1
Extent36 ff.
TitleSwitzerland: Contacts: London Chaplaincy
Date19 Aug 1948-18 Dec 1963
DescriptionCorrespondence concerning the Swiss Church in London.

Includes correspondence seeking accommodation with an English family for Rev Herbert Blum and Blum's efforts to locate an alternative to a room in Kingsway Hall for Sunday morning services, 19 Aug 1948-2 Feb 1951; a letter from Blum's successor Rev H. Sporri in relation to the search for a church to hold their service in, 2 Dec 1952; Rev Macartney's letter to Rev G.C. Taylor encouraging the idea of using West Street Mission for ecumenical purposes, 4 Feb 1953; letter of thanks to Rev John Satterthwaite from Sporri on his departure from London, including reference to his assistance in securing the use of St Mary Woolnoth for their services and the name of his successor Miss D. Voegelin, 22 Sep 1958; correspondence regarding a bi-lingual service to celebrate 'Swiss Fortnight' and other events as part of the programme, with letters from Oliver Beguin, President of the Consistory of the Swiss Church in London, and note concerning the opening of a Swiss women's art exhibition at the Swiss Hostel for Girls, 6 Aug- 22 Oct 1959; correspondence regarding a farewell service for Rev Reverdin and notes for an address to be delivered by Satterthwaite about Reverdin, 27 Jan-27 Feb 1960; memorandum about and letter from Rev Philipe Nicole, 15 Mar 1961; letter from Rev Johann C. Stussi confirming the attendance of Mr Peter K. Wipf, Minister of the Swiss Church in London, at a Nikaean Club reception, and the depature of Wipf, with the interim replacement to be Mr R. Kagi, 27 Sep 1963; correspondence with Beguin regarding the 200th anniversary of the Swiss Church, including a Nikaean Club reception at Lambeth Palace, and notes for an address by Roderic Coote - Bishop of Fulham at the centenary event, 20 Sep 1961-27 May 1962; correspondence regarding withdrawal of permission for the use of two rooms in the St Giles' Primary School as a Sunday School venue for the Swiss Church in London, 16-18 Dec 1963.

Correspondents include Rev G. Milsom Jukes; Rev John Findlow; Blum; Rev W.H. Macartney; Sporri; Rev John Satterthwaite; Rev C. Reverdin; Rev Michael Halliwell; Rev Philipe Nicole; Rev Johann C. Stussi; Olivier Beguin; Rev Francois Jacot.

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