History of English Churches and Chapels
in Switzerland from 1840 to present day.

(This list is being gradually updated to include all Anglican Churches built in Switzerland. Unfortunately many of the churches have now been demolished and information has either been lost or is hard to find.  If you have any information you would like to share, please contact us at the following address: info(a)stpeters.ch)

Canton of Vaud

Aigle, Vaud – St. John the Evangelist

Records show that summer seasonal services were held in the Grand Hotel des Bains in 1885. A chapel, named St. John the Evangelist was built in the neo-gothic style in the grounds of the hotel and inaugurated on 21 June 1888. The chapel could seat 70 to 100 people. After the second world war, The

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Caux, Vaud – St. Michael and All Angels

The church was built in 1905. It was dedicated on 1 February 1906 to St Michael and All Angels. The Church has beautiful stained glass windows which form a series illustrative of the ministry of angels. They were, except one, a gift from Mr Herbert Edgar Reid. The windows were made in 1906 by Messrs

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Chateau d’Oex, Vaud – St. Peter’s

Château d'Oex had a community of Anglicans as early as 1866 when it was placed on the chaplaincy list of the then Colonial and Continental Church Society (CCCS). Land was given to the Anglican community in 1888 by the Hotel Berthod and the foundation stone of the church was laid on June 28, 1899, by

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Glion, Vaud – English Chapel

History to be added. Date of first Chaplaincy: 1864 Church dates: 1888 Patron: Intercontinental Church Society (ICS) Hotel: Hotel Victoria Current Status: Demolished in 1960s Sources Anglicans in Switzerland, Past and Present, Paul SchniewinedVictoria Hotel Further Reading Hotel Victoria, Notre Histoire (French)

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Lausanne-Ouchy, Vaud – Temple de la Croix d’Ouchy

In 1840 In collaboration with the Vaud Reformed Church, construction of the Temple de la Croix d’Ouchy was completed. A well known English philanthropist, William Haldimand made a generous donation of CHF 75’000.—towards the cost of the building. The new church was shared with the official Vaud Protestant parish. This arrangement seems to have been

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Les Avants, Vaud – English Chapel

The chapel was built for the benefit of Engish tourists in 1872 in the grounds of the Grand Hotel by the proprietors, the Dufour brothers. When Christ Church in Montreux-Clarens was closed in 1968, services in Les Avants were also discontinued. The chapel is now part of the Protestant Reform Church (L’Eglise Evangélique Réformée du

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