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 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…

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.

Officers, Council and Leadership Teams 2021/22

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.

Kristen Postma

The protection from harm of children and adults who may be vulnerable is of paramount importance to us. As a chaplaincy within the Diocese of Europe, we comply fully with the requirements of the Diocese’s Safeguarding Policy.  For more information on our Safeguarding Policy, please click here.