The Anglican Church in The Hague

AGM Postponement

Because of the impact of the corona virus pandemic / COVID-19, the Annual General Meeting of the Chaplaincy of St. John and St. Philip cannot be held as planned and is hereby postponed to a date, still to be determined, but no later than 30th October 2020. Therefore, it is impossible to hold that meeting for the adoption of the financial statements…

Online Worship

We are called to find new and creative ways of “being church” amidst the public health crisis that has changed so much our daily routines. Here is the online worship service for this week.  Huge thanks to the families, musicians, and singers who have contributed to the service. We hope it helps us all feel connected.…

Corona Virus Update

All public worship services on site have currently been suspended. Please join us for Online Worship Services on Sundays! Following the relaxation of the restrictions in The Netherlands, we are planning to gradually re-open the Church for services starting on 14th June 2020. Please click here for further information.

New Chaplain Recruitment

The recruitment for the new chaplain of the Church of St.John and St.Philip has moved to the next stage. An advert has been published on both in the Church Times and on Church of England Pathways. You can also find the advert here. The closing date for applications is 15 June 2020. This will be…

Remembrance of 3 March 1945

“On 3 March 1945, the Bezuidenhout district in The Hague was hit by a devastating bombing raid.” “On March 3, 2020, this radical event of 75 years ago is commemorated with an extensive tribute to the victims and relatives.” For the complete articles, including a mention of our church, please click here: and

Ordination of Humayun Sunil

On Tuesday 25th of February at St Mary, Rotterdam Bishop Robert ordained Humayun Sunil to the priesthood. Guy our curate was one of the clergy who helped lay hands on him. We wish Sunil and his family all the best and keep him in our prayers.

Lent at St. John’s

Our Lenten programme this year will be centred on Wednesdays. At its heart will be the opportunity to join in celebrating Holy Communion each Wednesday at 12.30 and to share in a simple lunch together afterwards. Then there will be two opportunities to come together for discussion around our Lent study book: “Saying Yes to…

Congregational Vision Day Reminder

Last Call for our Chaplaincy Vision Day! When:  Saturday 18th January Where: Church Hall and Meeting Rooms Time:    10.30 – 15.00 Come and joint with others as we consider and pray together concerning the appointment of a new permanent chaplain for St John and St Philip. The day will be led by our Archdeacon Venerable…