English-speaking church in Eindhoven

Posts from 2019

Council Away Day Statement

On Saturday 22 June our Church Council spent a day together to consider matters greater than monthly management and grow as an oversight team. In preparation for this day two focus points were nominated in advance.  The first was about getting familiar with the structure of the Diocese in Europe as it touches Council.  The…

Trinity Camp Update

Come and join more than 40 Trinity members at the LifeStream Summer Festival from Tuesday 23rd to Sunday 28th July. Details can be found on life-stream.eu Weekend, day and evening tickets are available if you can’t come every day or camp onsite. But if you want to buy the meals there you’ll need to book…

Dinner for a Purpose

On June 8th TYDE, the 14-18 year old youth group, put on a dinner with a difference. All were seated to begin the event at four tables. We started with a quiz and a couple of videos about world poverty. During the videos the meals were served and then the fun really began. One table,…

We Asked For Chairs

Six months ago the church council agreed to replace pews with seats. This was dependent on the number of seats that could be bought in a batch from someone selling second-hand chairs in good condition at a good price. Then a few months later it was suggested that a notice be placed asking the congregation…

Beautiful Church Buildings

Many church buildings over the centuries have been an expression of faith through architecture. This website, ‘Sacred Spaces : A series on modernist churches’, is a collection of photographs of beautiful church buildings from around the world. The church above is Saint Mary’s Cathedral in Tokyo, Japan. Click on the link or the photo to…

Transformation

2 Corinthians 3:18 says: ‘And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.’ This verse raises a lot of questions. What does the transformation this verse speaks about really look like in a person? We…

Engage – Raising Kids and Social Media

ENGAGE: 5 PRACTICAL LESSONS FOR RAISING YOUR KIDS IN A SOCIAL MEDIA GENERATION Raising children in a tech-obsessed social media world is tough. What limits do you put on it? Is it safe? Why can’t kids just put their phones down? I am sure, we as parents are going through this very scenario on a…

Chairs

Council has been discussing the replacement of the wooden church pews with individual chairs which are (i) more comfortable and (ii) much easier to move around in case we need to clear the space. As this is potentially a large expense for the church, we are looking into various options that would fit our budget…