English-speaking church in Eindhoven

A Different Communion Worship

A first casualty of lockdown measures was sacramental worship. Thus, no baptisms and no table fellowship with The Lord and his people in Holy Communion. This has been a loss not fully compensated for by what we could do on-line. Then in June small gatherings of households spaced at 1.5 meter became possible. Socially distant ways of being together in the same…

Communion in June?

At the last Government Corona Briefing on 6 May the easing of lockdown was set out. Possibilities for gathering were given for June and July. These have been looked at to consider how we might wisely resume some of our life together as Trinity Church. In June, groups of 30 are permitted, with all the…

Zoom Events and Services – Update

Thank-you to those who have sent feedback in various forms along with comments and suggestions about our Zoom worship moments. They have all been very helpful. After a couple of Zoom Sunday Worship events I have concluded the following about the transition from Aalst to Zoom. Zoom services cannot cater to all ages, styles and…

Seder Meal Thursday 9 April 2020 – Online!

This special meal commemorates the Last Supper in the form of a Jewish Passover Seder meal. This is a full meal of lamb, vegetables and sweets. This is a special opportunity for you (and all the family) to experience the original ‘communion’ service. Discover what Jesus command to ‘Do this to remember me’ encompasses in…

A Message to Parents of Children and Youth

Trinity Church has always devoted much time and energy to teaching, forming, and discipling of children and youth. Now suddenly the arrangements and rhythms we apply to that cannot operate. What do conscientious Christians do as parents during a health emergency? Let’s consider this a bit. Our regular children’s and youth ministries happen in cooperation…

Joining Church Worship With Zoom

Dear Church Family No church service in Aalst? No problem!!We are all coming to your place (virtually 💻). You are welcome to join in our Online Service this Sunday. It will happen through the online meeting platform ‘Zoom’. Our worship service will begin at 10:30 as usual. There will be a backdrop and recorded music…

Online Church?

Livestream?: The examples I have seen of this are like television. In the examples I have seen, a pastor/minister stands in an empty church to pray, read scripture and preach in front of a camera that feeds either live or via delayed upload for people to watch at their convenience via Facebook or YouTube. As…

What about COMMUNION THIS WEEK?

Our existing arrangements for communion were: – Communion can be bread alone or wine shared or dipped. – If dipping bread keep fingers out of wine. At Monday’s Council Meeting we considered how we felt about Communion in present circumstances. This led to the following provisions for Holy Communion. The bread will be offered by…