All-night worship at the Bethel Church

On a Friday night, 18th January, 11 worshippers from the English Reformed Church and two dogs set off by train, tram and car, to the Bethel Church in the Hague to spend the night there in worship – and to support an Armenian family, sheltering in the church to avoid deportation. They were protected by…

Church Meeting on Sunday

Three years ago the “refugee crisis” was big news. It doesn’t hit the headlines quite so often now – but that doesn’t mean it has gone away. At the church meeting on July 22nd Dominique Nientker of Human Aid in Greece (HAIG) will be giving us a short presentation on the situation of refugees in…

Nacht van de Vluchteling 2018

They have walked for days, weeks, months to get to safety. Often hungry, cold and tired. But worst of all – in fear. To show support we are going to walk on the Night of the Refugees (16th June evening until 17th June morning). Last year the team from the English Reformed Church raised more…

Our swap and shop with refugees

What is it? A way to donate used clothing, choose some items for yourself, provide for those in need, and meet refugees in a friendly setting When is it? Friday 29 September – at church Set up from 18:30 – snacks and drinks and jovial atmosphere provided Saturday 30 September at church – Event takes…

Night for the refugees – join or donate!

The English Reformed Church have organized a group to take part in the mass sponsored walk on the night of June 17 -18th to support refugees. Our team ‘ERCADAM 20’ is taking part in the 10km walk – unfortunately, the 40km and 20km walks are already full! The walk is for moral support but also…

Liberation Day events

The Mennonite church on the Singel is hosting a meal for Liberation Day, May 5th.This will be at the Singelkerk (next door to the Krijtberg Church) from 5:00pm-7:30 pm. There will be a speaker, Dr. Ewoud Kieft, who will talk about a book he has written about Hitler’s Mein Kampf. All are very welcome. Please…

Football Fellowship Amsterdam – tournament 26th March

Would you like to help refugees, but don’t know how? Then come and donate your time by playing football with them! In an initiative by the English Reformed Church and in cooperation with Kerken Helpen Amsterdam the first mini tournament is going to be held on Sunday 26th march, from 13:30-16:30 at Bijlmer Sportpark football…