HTC People

The Rev David Phillips

Our Chaplain, David Phillips, began ministry at Holy Trinity Utrecht in May 2013. Before moving to Netherlands he served in the Diocese in Europe at Holy Cross Church in Palermo, Sicily.  Prior to that he served in three Canadian Dioceses: most recently as rector of the Parishes of Petite Riviere and New Dublin in Nova Scotia on the east coast; as executive archdeacon of the Diocese of Saskatchewan in western Canada; and his first ministry was as a…

The Rev Grant Crowe

Grant joined Holy Trinity Chaplaincy in December 2015 with the mission to plant the new All Saints Anglican Church in Amersfoort, where he serves as their Chaplain, and will assist with ministry to Anglican Church Zwolle. Prior to joining us, Grant has served as Team Vicar within Central Telford Parish, in Lichfield Diocese, with special responsibility for St Leonard’s Church in Malinslee and for St John’s Church in Lawley.  He served there from 2007 to 2015. Grant grew up in Cookstown,…

The Rev Sam Van Leer

Our Associate Chaplain, Sam Van Leer, was licensed to Holy Trinity Utrecht in October 2011 to serve Groningen.  Though American, Sam has, to date, served his entire ordained ministry in the Diocese in Europe.  He was Chaplain to the East Netherlands Group (Arnhem-Nijmegen and Twente) from 2005 to 2011, and an Assistant Curate at St Ursula’s Bern, in Switzerland, before that (2002-2005). A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Sam was born and raised in the southern…

Officers, Council and Leadership Teams 2019/20

Holy Trinity Chaplaincy has four church congregations: Holy Trinity Utrecht, All Saints’ Amersfoort, Zwolle Anglican Church and Grace Church Groningen. There is a Council that oversees the chaplaincy and each congregation has a Leadership Team. Click “Read Biography” below to find out who is on each of these bodies, elected at our Annual General Meetings in the Spring.

Henry Miechielsen

Henry was born in London and is British. His parents then moved to the USA (Chicago) for four years and then to the Netherlands where he spent his school years. He then studied Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding in England at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, where he became a Christian. While at University he was invited to a talk by a Christian speaker who explained that the Christian faith meant a living relationship with…

David Vollmer-Laarman

Working Days: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Office hours: Tuesday & Thursday 10:00-14:00
Available for phone calls / and to make appointments with our priest: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday between 9am-2pm

The deadline for notices and other contributions for service sheets is the Tuesday before.

Henk Korff

Henk has been Choir Director and Organist at Holy Trinity Church since Michaelmas 2002.  His training in the organ began as a child at home on the family harmonium.  He has come to have a special love for the Anglican Choral tradition and travels often to England to attend music events.  He has led Holy Trinity’s choir three times to lead worship at Sherborne Abbey in England. Henk worked for 25 years as an acoustic engineer…