On Sunday it was a pleasure to welcome back Rev. Clive Jones – our former Chaplain – who led us in this fifth Sunday of Eastertide. It was an uplifting service with the psalm sung to Clive’s own setting, and Continue reading A joyful Sunday – and more to come!
We are delighted to welcome Rev. Clive Jones – our former Chaplain – who will lead this Sunday’s worship. Fr. Clive was with us from 2007 until 2010 and it is a real treat to have him visit us and Continue reading A familiar face leads this Sunday’s worship – do join us!
Prof Jason Pridmore of the Department of Media and Communication at the Erasmus University is doing a large research project on how Christians use apps (such as YouVersion/the Bible App, Daily Prayer, Pray as You Go, etc.) to support/enrich their Continue reading Survey on spiritual media and technology
Today 7 candidates were confirmed by bishop Robert in St. Mary’s, Rotterdam 2 of them, Suzanne and Eddie, were from the congregation in Haarlem. They had been prepared for confirmation by Fr. David de Verny. The church was packed with Continue reading Confirmations
On Saturday the 12th of March our Lent discussion group paid an exciting visit to the Space Expo in Noordwijk, on the premises of the European Space Agency (ESA). Our theme for Lent, “The mystery of everything”, was tremendously enlivened Continue reading Our Journey to Space (Expo)
Already about 1500 expats are (temporarily) living in our city on the Spaarne river. And this group keeps growing. Many become a member of expatshaarlem.nl, a platform where you can ask questions about schools, housing or a good tapas-bar. Everything to quickly Continue reading Haarlem ideal city for expats
Today, Fr. David was pleased to see that a fair number of people had turned up with their animals. This included a cat, several dogs and a pair of birds. Fr. David first explained what would happen in this service, Continue reading First ever animal blessing held in our church
This Choral Evensong was held both for our congregation and members of the Friends of Cathedral Music. Over a hundred people attended. Here are some photographs of the occasion (click to enlarge) and (at the end) a video of the Continue reading Choral Evensong Friday 25th well attended
MISSION MATTERS “You can give without loving, but you can never love without giving. The greatest acts of love are done by those who are habitually performing small acts of kindness”. Victor Hugo It’s time for an update about our Continue reading A message from our Mission Secretary
The latest bulletin (no. 86) from the C of E’s Council for Christian Unity contains statements about the migrant and refugee crisis. A number of other European issues are adressed, including a letter from the European churches to the ministers Continue reading Latest bulletin from the Council for Christian Unity