To La Côte Church family and friends and visitors,


This week the General Secretary of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, delivered a powerful address to world leaders gathered for the opening day of the General Assembly. 

 “Our world is in big trouble. Divides are growing deeper; inequalities are growing wider; challenges are spreading farther... we need hope... we need action across the board.”

He went on to signal the ships that are carrying “one of today’s rarest commodities: Hope.” Hope born out of cooperation between Ukraine and the Russian Federation, with the support of Turkiye. These ships, despite enormous complexities, doomsayers and the horrors of war, have set sail across the Black Sea carrying tonnes of Ukrainian wheat to Ethiopia, Yemen and beyond. 

We pray for our leaders for boldness to keep reaching out in cooperation across the board at every level. We ask God for renewed vision and courage to persist in such connections in our own spheres of influence, always looking for how we can respond together to the challenges of our time.

Loving and merciful God, 
Help us to follow in the footsteps of your Son, Jesus Christ, who showed us the way of costly love and godly justice. We thank you for leaders, such as Antonio Gutierrez, who inspire us and at great personal cost strive for understanding and collaboration between nations. Grant them fresh wisdom and stamina and ground them in your love and peace. 

Lead us to take steps to bridge the divides and to level out the growing inequalities around us. As you lead us, renew our hope and trust in you, and when we stumble, may we discover that you are always with us, to lift us up, dust us down and lead us on. Amen. 



Offering accommodation to Ukrainian refugees

In Switzerlandcontact OSAR Organisation Suisse d’Aide aux Réfugiées.

In France

Or – contact the local association ALIAS 01 who work in the Pays de Gex to support integration of refugees, including Ukrainians arriving. Please click HERE.

All information regarding the Pays de Gex are HERE.

Please click HERE for more information from our La Côte Church website.


Adjusted Covid Measures at La Côte Anglican Church

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PLEASE NOTE – If you are unable to attend one of our main services but would like Holy Communion or private prayer in person, please contact Revd Carolyn Cooke.

For any prayer requests for yourself or others, please contact Peta Tracey who will share in confidence with our Tuesday prayer group where we pray for the needs of our world and community.


Worship this week-end

Sunday 25 September – 15th Sunday after Trinity

8.45   Divonne      Early Said Eucharist

10.00 Divonne      Service of the Word with Sunday club for children and youth

16.00 Gingins       Evening Prayer


Click here for more details


Worship next week-end

Sunday 2 October – 16th Sunday after Trinity

10.00 Crassier     Holy Communion with Sunday club for children and youth

Theme : Planet Wise, living to the glory of God


Click here for more details
For a printable version of the service planner click here


Coming up this week

Morning Prayer online

Monday to Friday at 7.30 and Saturday at 8.30

Please join us on Zoom :


Tuesday Prayer Group - 27 September

Tuesday 9.15-10.30 - chez John and Peta Tracey in Coinsins

Please contact Peta if you need information or have any prayer requests that will be treated confidentially within the group.

If you prefer to join us online via zoom - here is the link:

Meeting ID: 971 117 768

Passcode: 387090


Click here for zoom links and other details


Coming up at La Côte

Food bank in Gingins

Food bank in the church in Gingins, together with the Swiss church

For more information, please click HERE.


The Lost Food Project

Members of our church are taking part in a new food bank in Nyon. Click HERE for more information.

If you would like to take part, contact Carolyn.


Happening elsewhere

3rd edition "La nuit est belle" in Sauverny

“La nuit est belle!”, or what a beautiful night, returns on Friday 23 September for a third edition dedicated to energy-saving.

For more information on what is happening in Sauverny please click HERE

And for more information on the greater Geneva area, click HERE


The Ignatian Spirituality Centre in Geneva is proposing various courses and opportunities to enrich our life of faith :

"Living in the light of love in times of change"

Saturday 24 September - Sub-theme "Purifying our soul"

Saturday 19 November - Sub-theme "'Seeking and finding God's will in daily life"

Château du Bossey - Please contact Patricia Laurie for more information and to register.


Online Bible Study morning led by Clare Amos

Saturday 15 October from 10 to 12

It will focus on the Gospel of Matthew - given that Matthew will become 'the' lectionary Gospel when the new church year begins in December.

For more information and to register, please click HERE.


Work with those seeking refugee status

Mentoring opportunities and Accommodation: Please speak to Diantha Terry with any thoughts you have.

Do you have jobs that need doing? Please contact Diantha Terry.


From your safeguarding team

Your safeguarding team promotes and works towards keeping our church a safe place where our congregation can feel secure and cared for.
Safeguarding is an integral part of the wellbeing of our Church community.
We are here not only to work with you through the formalities of short training or administrative safeguarding checks but to support you in strict confidentiality if concerns relative to abuse arise.
You can count on our understanding and goodwill in all things safeguarding.

Ever Guttierez, Cate Bichara and Liz Martinez

Contact email:

For useful resources click here and scroll to 'links of interest'!
Giving online and in person 
Many thanks as ever for your giving to the life of our church and thus to our mission and service within and well beyond our community. Here are the bank details for our church: 

IBAN            CH42 0022 8228 5504 9740 H
Holder         The La Côte Anglican Church Development Association, 1267 Coinsins 
BIC              UBSWCHZH80A
You may also like to remember La Côte Anglican Church in your will.
Merci beaucoup, thank you very much!


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