HTB News

Candlemas Messiah

The Candlemas Messiah will be back on Saturday 31st January 2015.  If you are interested in participating please contact Pam Clements

New Year's eve Vigil

The 2 pm community will be organizing a New Year’s Vigil on December 31st at 10pm.  As in previous years, there will be an end of year supper in the Hall beforehand, from 8pm – if you are going to be alone that evening, don’t hesitate to join!  The meal, including drinks will cost 30 euros per adult, 10 euros per child under 15 years of age and children under 6 years eat free.  After the service the celebrations will continue….!  Any surplus will go towards the Church House Redevelopment Project.  Please call Frieda on 0472 449427 if you have any questions.

Bachwerk Concert

In the month before Christmas several Brussels-based choral groups have been or will be giving concerts in Holy Trinity, and will welcome an audience.  The last of these is Bachwerk, who will be performing J.S.Bach’s Christmas Oratorio on Saturday 20th December at 20.00.  Our own Richard Craddock is one of the soloists.  For details/tickets visit their website,

Choeur de Conservatoire Royale de Bruxelles


Special evening : sacred hungarian choral music.


The first hungarian  cantata in hebrew.  In the presence of the composer László Király

by the Conservatory Chamber Choir, Direction: Charles Michiels  Keyboard: Philippe Navarre


- the Missa Zalaegerszegiensis (words in latin)

- and the Psalm Cantata, for the memory of Emil Ádám (in hebrew)

Wednesday 10th december at 20.00.

Free entrance (free donation for the church).



• ==>> Second concert

— wednesday 17th december at 19.00

— at the Brussels Parliament , 69 rue du Lombard, 1000 Bruxelles.

Free entrance


Soirée spéciale de musique chorale sacrée hongroise.


La première cantate hongroise en hébreu.

En présence du compositeur László Király par le Chœur de Chambre du Conservatoire, 

Direction: Charles Michiels.  Au clavier: Philippe Navarre.


Au programme:

- la Missa Zalaegerszegiensis (paroles en latin)

- et la Psalm Cantata, for the memory of Emil Ádám (en hébreu)

• Mercredi 10 décembre à 20h

Entrée : libre (on fera passer le chapeau).



• ==>>Deuxième concert : 

— mercredi 17 décembre à 19h

— Parlement bruxellois, 69 rue du Lombard, 1000 Bruxelles.

Entrée : libre.


The season of Advent

To help us prepare in this season members of the church community have prepared a book of Advent Meditations, based on the daily readings, please take a copy from the back of the church or download one via this message..

The FCJ Centre of Spirituality

FCJ Centre of Spirituality 211 Ave. Winston Churchill, 1180, Brussels announces its autumn programme:  continuing on Monday evenings (19.00-22.00) Dec.15, Jan. 19, Feb. 2, 23, Mar. 9, 23, Apr. 20: May 4, 11/18:  Mess’AJE (Threshold 2: Exile and Prophets): Adult faith formation programme.  To start 2015: Saturday 31st January 2015: 10.00-16.45 Workshop: Stop Standing in your own Way led by Susan Armstrong Venue: St John’s International School, Waterloo.  This session explores ways in which we can learn how to stop our negative thinking and self-limiting beliefs from standing in the way of growth into our true selves by touching more deeply into the spiritual dimension of our lives with positive outcomes for our relationships in, and outside of the workplace.  For further information, visit or email  (GSM 0477 734551).

The Intl. Christian Women's Club

The International Christian Women’s Club of Brussels invites you to their Brunch “Star of Wonder” on Tuesday December 9th 9.45-12 noon at ‘Terry’s café’, Christian Center, 47, Chaussée de Waterloo, 1640 Rhode-St-Genese.  Come and sing Carols with Margaret Lysak, and hear a Starry Message from Moyra Sims.  Full details on posters and flyers in the lobby, or visit the Churches Together events website:

Christmas services

The Christmas services are as follows: Christmas Eve Holy Communion 22.00 on Wednesday 24th December, Christmas Day Holy Communions at 9.00 (Common Prayer), 10.30 (All Age) and 15.00 (in French and English). 

NATO Choir

In the month before Christmas several Brussels-based choral groups are giving concerts in Holy Trinity, and will welcome an audience.  The first of these is the Choir of NATO, who will be performing the Vivaldi Gloria as well as carols on Saturday 29th November at 20.00h.

"For the Voiceless"

“For the Voiceless” is organising an interfaith ceremony of solidarity with candlelight vigil for the persecuted in Syria and Iraq which will take place on 20th November  at 6pm in the Beguinage church, Place du Beguinage, 1000 Brussels. If you want more information you can consult the notice in the lobby or the website:!/events/1501060543476...