Ecumenical Institute at Bossey

The Ecumenical Institute at Bossey is the international centre for encounter, dialogue and formation of the World Council of Churches. Founded in 1946, the Institute brings together people from diverse churches, cultures and backgrounds for ecumenical learning, academic study and personal exchange.

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Seventy years of ecumenical formation at Bossey

During the weekend of 30 September to 2 October the Bossey Ecumenical Institute will host a series of events to celebrate seventy years of ecumenical formation, including an evening to meet present students, an open day with prayers in the Bossey chapel, guided tours of the campus, meetings with Bossey students and faculty, an ecumenical marketplace, alumni reunions and an evening concert, as well as presentations and discussion on “Peace-Building and the Role of Religions”.

Event details

When

30 September 2016 to
02 October 2016

Where

Ecumenical Institute, Bossey

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During the weekend of 30 September to 2 October the Bossey Ecumenical Institute will host a series of events to celebrate seventy
years of ecumenical formation, including

an evening to meet present students on 30 September

an open house on 1 October

with prayers in the Bossey chapel, guided tours of the campus, meetings with Bossey students and faculty, an ecumenical marketplace, alumni reunions and an evening concert, as well as

presentations and discussion on “Peace-Building and the Role of Religions”

On Sunday, 2 October, everyone is invited to

a prayer service that will be broadcast live from the Ecumenical Institute

by Radio Télévision Suisse.

Alumni, friends and neighbours are warmly invited to join us in celebrating the past, present and future of the Bossey Ecumenical Institute. You find information about special rates for board and lodging below. Please click here and fill in the form to register.

 

For more details, please download the full programme (pdf, 367 KB)

Special guest room rates for the 70th anniversary of Bossey:

Single room with private bathroom:   CHF 70.-

Double room with private bathroom: CHF 110.-

Single room with shared bathroom:   CHF 50.-

Double room with shared bathroom:  CHF 90.-

(rates include breakfast, city taxes and VAT)

Food and beverage

Breakfast every day from 07:30 to 09:30 am
Continental breakfast buffet
(Included in the room rate)

Friday, 30 September

Dinner (daily special) at our self-service restaurant, CHF 20.- (per pers.)
Salad buffet, choice of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes and desserts
Open from 6:30 pm till 8:00 pm.

Saturday lunch, 1 October

Bossey invites for a Barbecue or buffet lunch (according to weather conditions)
Terrace of the Chateau – 12:00

Saturday dinner, 1 October

Dinner (daily special) at our self-service restaurant, CHF 20.- (per pers.)
Salad buffet, choice of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes and desserts
Open from 6:30 pm till 8:00 pm.

Sunday lunch, 2 October

Lunch (daily special) at our self-service restaurant, CHF 20.- (per pers.)
Salad buffet, choice of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes and desserts
Open from 12:00 am till 1:30 pm.