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An attentive reader noticed a couple of mistakes the editor had made in her article on Used Stamps last month.
The Intercontinental Church Society is happy to accept all used stamps, this includes those depicting the Queens Head. They also reminded us that a 5 mm. border of envelope round each stamp is preferred. Please bring all your Used Stamps to church where there is a box to put them in in the Parsonage, they will be forwarded to England where they can be put to good use by the
I.C.S. to raise funds for a good cause.
The Anglican Chaplaincy in Utrecht has been doing some serious gardening this past year! We have a small church building in Utrecht and for the last few of years had the “problem” of bursting at the seams. Our church can fit 90 to 100 comfortably but we often had 130 and many more for major services, and even with adding three early morning services per month (and many chairs) we were finding ourselves overfull. A large number of the congregation were from Amersfoort, about a 20-minute drive, so after prayer and reflection on all the possibilities we concluded we were being called by God to plant a church in that city.
How many would go? What about friendships and pastoral relationships built up over the years? What would it be like for those remaining in Utrecht, especially for the Sunday school, with many children from Amersfoort? What about language of worship? What about our ecumenical relations? Could we afford and sustain two full time chaplains and two church buildings? We are now 9 months into the church plant in Amersfoort and the