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Iglesia Christiana Reformada en Costa Rica
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Christian Reformed Church
APDO 10250-1000, c/o World Mission 455
San Jose
Costa Rica (North America)
Fax: +506 255 4779
Address-No.: 12154 / 2051

In 1982 the Christian Reformed Church in North America began mission work in the capital city of San José. Through the efforts of Rev. Michael Van Hofwegen and several other missionaries, three congr were established; later, work expanded to the Pacific province of Punta Arenas, where congr were founded in the towns of Esparza and El Roble. Pastoral training is carried out by Instituto Farel, basically using the extension method. A national consistory defines the general objectives and policy for the five congr, while local committees and consistories carry out the church’s ministry.
 

Note: We did not manage to contact this church. Therefore, we cannot exclude that its address has changed or that the church does not exist any more.
Whoever has information about this church may contact us. We will be happy to update our information.
 


Statistic data of church

Members
total: 219
Parishes
(conventionally): 5
house fellowships
(Number of growing parishes): 1
Ordained clergy
total: 3
 
women´s ordination
Elders/Presbyters
total: 0
Deacons
total: 0
  no information about deacons
Missionaries
total: 0
 
missionaries do not working abroad
Baptismal practise
infant and believer´s baptism
Godparents
No information about godparents
Lord's Supper
Frequency per annum: 0
Newspapers/ Periodicals
no information about publication of magazines
Theological training facilities

 
Number: 2

Schools providing general education
no information about other schools
Founded in
1982
Organizational structures
local Congregation and national consistory
Traditional type
  • reformed
Official languages
  • Spanish

 

last update: 20.02.2004
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