Posts from 2016 (Page 7)

Brecht Abbey Weekend on Christian Meditation

This contribution is from Madeleine de Boer at Holy Trinity.  She is preparing to share with us in our Bible Studies in Utrecht this coming Lent some of the insights on Lectio Divina from a retreat she attended led by Hettie van Hessen-Eijbergen. The year 2015 has been wonderful for Christian meditation!  Our little group got together regularly for meditation sessions, organised by Hettie van Hessen-Eijbergen, at her home (which I wrote about before in…

Men’s Group – Meets Jan 23, 2016

Christian Men’s Group Meets in January 2016 What: “The problem of Evil and Suffering” especially as it pertains to bringing others to Christ When: January 23rd at 18:00 Where: Treekerweg 2a, Leusden (David and Nora Westerbeek van Eerten’s home) Who: Christian Men (come to think of it… any men are welcome!) Why: For fellowship with our brothers and exploration of our faith… good food, good drinks, it’s all good! How: You will have the opportunity…

Utrecht Chaplain’s Letter (01/16)

We begin this new year with the season of Epiphany.  It is a follow up from Christmas as Christ is manifested or shown forth to the whole world from infancy to full maturity. The first indication that this child Jesus is of significance not just for the Jews but for the whole world is the visitation of the three wise men from the East to offer their worship and their gifts. The window above the…

Christian Classics Study Group – Jan 15, 2016

19th Century Russian Christian Classics Friday January 15, AD 2016 Our next Christian Classics Study Group is next Friday January 15 6:30-9:30pm at the parsonage Hall.   Erik Heemskerk will introduce and guide our discussion. 1.  Erik will give a brief introduction to what is characteristic about modern (19th) Russian Literature and what is particular about its Orthodox Christian character. 2.  We look primarily at THE GRAND INQUISITOR, which is an extract from Fyodor Dostoevsky’s celebrated novel, The Brothers…