Holy Trinity Church is very much a church open to
everyone of every age, nationality and religious
background. The community has been here for over a
hundred years in a building filled with a sense of
prayer, love and care; it exists for the worship and the
service of God. The Church is set in the midst of
extensive grounds with playground equipment and space
for the enjoyment of all our youngsters.
The spirituality and worship of Holy Trinity is within
the framework of the Anglican / Episcopal Church, but
deeply conscious of the full riches of Christian
spiritual experience of all denominations through the
ages and today.
Tradition has it that it was to attend to the needs of
the English-speaking members of the racing community
that a congregation started to meet from 1902. The
foundation stone of Holy Trinity Church was laid in 1919
and the chaplain's house on the grounds of the church
was completed in 1959. In 1983, and again in 1994, the
church building was extended to provide space for Sunday
school and the many activities centred around the
Today, the church has an electoral roll of nearly 130.
Parishioners come from up to 50 km away. Comprised of
young professionals with young children, who are on
relatively short-term assignments and stay for a few
years in France. The remainder, who are in France for
the long-haul, have naturally a more normal demography.
While a great emphasis is placed on providing for the
young, discreet pastoral help is at hand to the lonely,
sick, divorced and bereaved. The older members of the
church partake fully in its activities and above all, in
its decision-making, where continuity, and a long-term
perspective are much valued.
Our church was founded as the Gould Memorial in 1919
and is an « Association Cultuelle . This is
association is “déclaré sous le n° 2407, régie par les
lois du 1er juillet 1901 et du 9 décembre 1905. ”