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Bond van Vrije Evangelische Gemeenten in Nederland
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Covenant of Free Evangelical Congregations in the Netherlands
VEG
President Kennedylaan 311
NL-6883 AK Velp
Netherlands (Europe)
Telephone: +31 26 364 85249
Fax: +31 26 364 5031
Address-No.: 144 / 6370

The church was established in 1881 by a group of independent congregations which originated from the Afscheiding and were influenced by Methodism and the Revival Movement. Like the Christian Reformed Church (cf. no. 3) it objected to liberal theology and to state influence on the life of the church, but it did not seek to collaborate with this church because it rejected Reformed confessionalism. In 1993 ten congregations left the VEG. They became independent. The VEG maintains fraternal relations with evangelical congregations in several European countries and belongs to the IFFEC. Its seminary is affiliated with Faculty of Utrecht, and the church has officially agreed to collaborate with the NHK (cf. no. 1) and GKN (cf. no. 5).
 

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: 7000
Parishes
(conventionally): 40
house fellowships
(Number of growing parishes): 3
Ordained clergy
total: 45
 
women´s ordination
Elders/Presbyters
total: 0
Deacons
total: 0
  no information about deacons
Missionaries
total: 0
 
missionaries 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 information about other schools
Founded in
1881
Organizational structures
Congregations, annual Assembly
Official languages
  • Dutch

 

last update: 20.02.2004
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