History of English Churches in Switzerland – Les Avants

History of English Chapel, Les Avants

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 Canton de Vaud (EERV)

Date of first Chaplaincy: 1873

Church dates: 1872

Patron: Intercontinental Church Society (ICS)

Hotel: Grand Hotel

Current Status: Owned by Swiss Reform Church

Anglicans in Switzerland Past and Present, Paul Schniewind

Further Reading
Les Avants, Notre Histoire