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Nederlands Gereformeerde Kerken
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Netherlands Reformed Church
NGK
Franklinstraat 46
NL-171 BM Badhoevedorp
Netherlands (Europe)
Telephone: +31 20 659 5464
Address-No.: 1410 / 6365

Information in the internet:

URL: http://www.ngk.nl
Languages of the website: Dutch, English

In the 1960s serious discord within the Reformed Churches (Liberated) (cf. no. 8) led to the foundation of the Reformed Church (Liberated, Unconnected). In 1969 this church adopted its present name (Netherlands Reformed Churches). Various factors played a role. The believers who formed the new church were critical of the tendency within the GK(v) to consider itself the only true church in the Netherlands. They also disagreed with the GK(v) on its strong emphasis on the classical confessions of faith and on the need for distinct political parties and schools. The NGK does not provide its own theological training, though there is a theological seminary in Amersfoort, run by some ministers on a private basis, which is held in high esteem by the congregations. The official policy of the church is to send its students for training to the Theological University of the CGKN (cf. no. 3) in Apeldoorn.
 

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: 29570
Parishes
(conventionally): 94
house fellowships
(Number of growing parishes): 0
Ordained clergy
total: 72
 
women´s ordination
Elders/Presbyters
total: 0
Deacons
total: 0
  no information about deacons
Missionaries
total: 0
 
missionaries working abroad
Baptismal practise
Infant´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: 2

Schools providing general education
no information about other schools
Founded in
1960
Organizational structures
regional Assemblies, national Assembly
Official languages
  • Dutch
Confessions
  • Apostles´ Creed
  • Athanasian Creed
  • Canon of Dort (1618/19)
  • Heidelberg Catechism (1563)
  • Nicene Creed (381)

 

last update: 27.02.2004
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