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Confirmation Preparation begins 27 February

Our next Confirmation will happen, God willing, in Holy Trinity Chaplaincy on Sunday 19 May AD 2019 with the visit of Rt Rev Robert Innes, Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe. Please contact the Chaplain if you or your son or daughter are interested in being prepared for Confirmation. In Confirmation Preparation we look through the Catechism in the Book of Common Prayer. Preparation for 2019 will happen on the following topics on the following days…

A Message from Cambridge

As many of you will know, I moved to Cambridge in September to take up the study of theology and formation for ministry. I feel richly blessed being able to live and study in this place. I live in a room in my seminary, Westcott House, on Jesus Lane, in the middle of the city. I am part of a lovely community of about 50 ordinands and a staff of circa 10. It is an…

Confirmation service May 19th

God willing, Bishop Robert Innes, Diocese in Europe, will be coming to lead a confirmation service in our chaplaincy on Sunday 19th of May. Any who are interested in confirmation in Amersfoort or in Utrecht should contact Grant or David, respectively. They will let you know of precise dates for confirmation preparation. Contact details can be found here. Preparing for Confirmation is an opportunity for questioning and learning. No aspect of the faith is “off-limits” to…

Brexit: A European Choice

The Bishop in Europe: The Right Reverend Dr. Robert Innes In the 1960s, it was said UK entry to the “Common Market” would mark the end of a thousand years of British history. Fast-forwarding to 2019, the clock is now ticking rapidly towards the end of British membership of the European Union. Where are we, and where are we going on Brexit? Brexit is a UK choice  The UK has decided to leave the EU.…

Charitable Giving in February

The Kigama School breakfast club in rural Kenya provides daily porridge to school children who otherwise would go hungry. Ex-congregation member Priscila Rodriguez worked at this school for a while and help start the program.   The ecumenical Meditation Centre in Hoog Catherijne, supported by Utrecht churches, is a place of silence, reflection, inspiration and encounter amid the hustle and bustle of modern society.  

Chaplain’s Letter

”On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise him, he was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him before he had been conceived.” (NIV, Luke 2:21). The eight day old baby is named Jesus. Jesus is the Greek translation in our Bibles, for the name he would have been called by people on that day – ‘Yeshua’. Yeshua is circumcised like thousands of Jewish boys before him. He followed an ancient tradition given…

Concert “ChoRuss” February 1st

On Friday February 1st the Russian vocal ensemble “ChoRuss”will be singing at Holy Trinity Church. We are fortunate to have them back to sing a beautiful selection of Russian Orthodox music and folk songs. The concert starts at 8:00 pm, doors open at  7:30 pm. The concert lasts approximately one and a half hours, including a break. Admission free, donations are welcome.

2019: The year the Electoral Roll is renewed

ELECTORAL ROLL 2019 The Chaplaincy Electoral Roll must be completely renewed for 2019, which means everyone who wants to be a voting member of Holy Trinity Chaplaincy must be recorded. This allows you to vote at the Annual Church Meeting, offer yourself for election to Council or various formal committees or as an officer, such as Churchwarden. It is also important for the Chaplaincy that we have accurate information. The number of members on the…

Bishop’s Christmas message

Travelling over to London on the Eurostar in mid-November, I saw my first Christmas tree of the season. It was a giant silver variety placed prominently on the concourse of St. Pancras Station. And I was reminded that ‘the Christmas season’ starts earlier in the UK than in most of mainland Europe. And to be sure, this year, the Christmas spirit is sorely needed to boost flagging High Street revenues and give some cheer to…