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Maliebaanloop this Sunday

This Sunday sees the 35th annual Maliebaanloop take place. From 11.00 am onwards, there will be only one route in and a different route out of the neighbourhood in which our church stands. Reaching church will not be a problem. Leaving poses a slight challenge, as you will have to go around the north side of the Wilhelminapark to go towards the Berenkuil or the Stadionplein. The first map shows the routes. Click on it…

New Growth Course: The Road to Maturity. ( Mary Pytches)

An opportunity to grow in our faith and transformation into the image of Christ! The Holy Spirit is always at work to help us to bring about this transformation. But it is vital that we play our part too. God works wholeness in our lives and we have to work it out in our lives. As Christians we are all on the road to maturity but sometimes the journey is made harder by unresolved issues…

Christian Classics: Ambrose of Milan: On the Christian Faith 

The first of two evenings of Christian Classics this autumn is on Friday October 11th. “Aurelius Ambrosius (c. 340–397), better known in English as Ambrose, was a bishop of Milan who became one of the most influential ecclesiastical figures of the 4th century.” [Wikipedia] He was a staunch defender of orthodoxy (Nicene Christianity) against Arianism in the Church. He is one of the four Western “Doctors of the Church” (along with Augustine, Jerome and Gregory…

15 years of Mofish

July 2019 saw the 15th Mofish concert taking place in our Church. Mofish have had many band member face changes, with a strong core, Grant Cooney and John Lamborne at the heart and a sublime Nicolene on vocals/flute. We remember John de Wit as being instrumental (a cello player himself) in keeping the Mofish flame burning. Mofish held a concert in his memory for HART UK in 2018. Concerts focussed over the years on supporting…

Road closures this Sunday in connection with the Singelloop

Sunday October 6th, a large number of roads will be closed for the whole day. Public transport will also be affected; although it is not specifically stated on the website of the Singelloop, line 8 will not be running as it usually does. Check the U-OV website if you will be making use of public transport. The road closures most pertinent to Holy Trinity Church are listed below , for a full overview visit the Singelloop website. Experience…

Chaplain’s Letter

  What a beautiful thing to attend the baptism of a child. On September 1 we witnessed the baptism of Pauline Wolters. In her life new life in Christ, her parents and godparents and the wider Church are called to help her as she grows up to distinguish good from evil and to choose the good, and to nurture her spiritual life so she comes to a living faith. By our baptism and faith we are…

The 2019 Utrecht Lectures: Sacramental Participation

Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Utrecht is supporting the hosting of a biannual seminar bringing in lecturers from around the world to enliven and deepen our theological discussion. This September we will host the second of these seminars.  This year New Testament Scholar Dr Hans Boersma will be visiting the Netherlands in September and will offer a 2-day seminar on ‘Sacramental Participation’, Friday 20 September 10am-5:30pm and Saturday 21 September 10am-4:30pm, both at Holy Trinity…

Open Monumenten Dag with English Tearoom

This Saturday, 14th September, Holy Trinity will open it doors on Open Monumenten Dag! Come and visit our beautiful church with its original stained glass windows and ‘secret garden’. Taste delicious cakes in our English Tearoom and bring your children for a fun special activity. And… if you’re lucky you might hear the sweet voices of our Choir! You are very welcome from 1.00pm onwards

Five Utrecht Early Music Fringe Concerts in Holy Trinity

In August Holy Trinity Church is hosting a number of Fringe concerts, which are part of the Utrecht Early Music Festival (Festival Oude Muziek). There will be concerts on the following dates and times, featuring music by a variety of composers (click the links for the programme on the Oude Muziek Website): Saturday 24 August: 2.00 pm-3.00 pm Anne-Linde Visser, violoncello piccolo Wednesday 28 August: 12.30 pm-1.30 pm Aleksander Mocek, harpsichord Wednesday 28 August: 3.30 pm-4.30…

Christian Classics Study Group: St Basil on Fasting – THIS FRIDAY 14 June

Saint Basil the Great (also called Basil of Caesarea) lived from 330 to 379 AD.  He was born into a wealthy family and with four siblings, all of whom were later declared saints in the Orthodox Church.  He, his brother, Gregory of Nyssa, and his lifelong friend Gregory of Nazianzus, were declared 3 of the 4 “Doctors of the Church” by the Eastern Orthodox Church. Basil was influential in the development of the doctrine of the…