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Igreja Reformada de Colombo
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Reformed Church of Colombo
C.P. 4171
82501-970 Curitiba
PR
Brazil (South America)
Telephone: +55 41 253-2494
Fax: +55 41 256-0686
Email: roelof@penguin.super.com.br
Address-No.: 1294 / 2323

The Reformed Churches (Liberated) in the Netherlands decided in 1963 to start mission work in Curitiba, Paraná, among Dutch immigrants who had moved to the area since 1950. Though the Dutch colony Monte Alegre was dissolved in 1971, the evangelistic work continued in Curitiba among Brazilians. A difficult time arose in the ’80s when many members left the church. The center of activities moved at that time from Curitiba to Colombo, an independent municipality in the metropolitan area of Curitiba. A church was registered there in 1995. Mission work is also expanding in other places. The Reformed Church in Colombo has close contacts with the Reformed Church of Brasolandia at Unaí, Minas Gerais, where some of the old immigrants of Monte Alegre have established themselves (no. 21), with the Reformed Churches of Brazil (no. 22), and with the Presbyterian Church of Brazil (no. 1).
 

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.
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Statistic data of church

Members
total: 80
Parishes
(conventionally): 1
house fellowships
(Number of growing parishes): 2
Ordained clergy
total: 2
 
no women´s ordination
Elders/Presbyters
total: 0
Deacons
total: 0
  deacons not available
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: 6
Newspapers/ Periodicals
no information about publication of magazines
Theological training facilities

 
Number: 1

Schools providing general education
no other schools
Founded in
1995
Organizational structures
no structure
Official languages
  • Dutch
  • Portuguese
Confessions
  • Apostles´ Creed
  • Athanasian Creed
  • Canon of Dort (1618/19)
  • Heidelberg Catechism (1563)
  • Nicene Creed (381)

 

last update: 20.02.2004
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