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2024 programme to restore and refurbish the church

2024 programme to restore and refurbish the church

Following on from the programme of restoration and rehabilitation of Saint Barbara's Church and its heritage assets, which began in stages in 2017, this year of 2024 will focus particularly on the issue of lighting. The church's interior lighting system, which dates...

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Future art historians visit the church

Future art historians visit the church

As part of a Master's degree seminar run jointly by Professor Dave Lüthi and Mr Nicolas Meier at the University of Lausanne, a group of art history students visited the church. The goal? To raise awareness of heritage preservation methods: the Sainte-Barbara church in...

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Construction works continue

Construction works continue

From mid-August and throughout the month, building work will resume in the garden and basement of the church to connect the central heating and install a lift for the disabled. This work will involve two areas: The staircase in the garden will be dismantled for major...

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A meal with EVAM translators

A meal with EVAM translators

The outbreak of war in Ukraine in 2022 threw a large number of migrants onto the roads, some of whom sought protection in Switzerland and settled in the canton of Vaud. Many of them have a very good level of French and spontaneously offered their services to the...

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Live radio broadcast of the Sunday service

Live radio broadcast of the Sunday service

January 29th, 2023 - 33rd Sunday after Pentecost - Veneration of the precious Chains of the Holy Apostle Peter For the first time in its 145-year history, the Saint Barbara Orthodox Church in Vevey had the honour of broadcasting the Sunday service on January 29th,...

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