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Service for Advent and Carols

Next Sunday evening, the first of December, our service for Advent with Carols starts in darkness. As the service continuers the light in church will grow.We will hear readings that announce the coming of Christ; as this service is also a celebration of the new Church Year for the Utrechtse Stedelijke Raad van Kerken, the readings will be in Dutch. They will be read by representatives of the churches in Utrecht, and we will sing…

Heavenly Avarice: The Theology of Prayer

This is an extract from a paper by the Rev Dr Robert Crouse. All human desire, all human longing and aspiration, expressed in a thousand different forms, at a thousand different levels, is ultimately desire for God. Dante makes that point lucidly in the Convivio: Therefore, I say that not only in the gaining of knowledge and wealth, but in any acquisition whatever, human desire reaches out, in one way or another. And the reason…

Christian Classics: Epistle to Diognetus

Our second evening of Christian Classics for this autumn takes place on Friday November 8th. Once again it will be led by Fr Strengholt. On the evening we will each receive a copy of the text. Fr Strengholt will give us a background on the work and then guide us in our reading of the text. The Epistle to Diognetus is an early document written between 130 to 200 AD, its writer is unknown. It…

Charitable Giving for November

Tikani in Peru Tikani is a Peruvian development organization specializing in social development projects aimed at the weakest in society. Debby v Rotterdam’s brother resides there and bears witness to the effectiveness of this organization. Read more on: http://www.tikani.nl/doe-mee/ Remembrance Sunday: Poppy Appeal On Sunday November 10 we remember all members of the British Armed Forces who died in conflict.

New Acting Warden

With Suzette Fink-Jensen so seriously ill, Frank needs to lay down his duties temporarily as our Church Warden to attend to her.  At the meeting of Church Council last Wednesday, we accepted Frank’s request and unanimously agreed to appoint Adrian Los as Acting Church Warden, to assist Kit de Bolster, until Frank can resume his duties. Adrian Los has served as warden in the past at HTC.  Thank you Adrian!  You will find both their contact details…

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…

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