The Anglican and Episcopalian Church in The Hague

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…

Congregational Vision Day

Members of Council recently met to begin thinking about the appointment of a new permanent chaplain. On Saturday 18th January at 10.00, there will be a similar opportunity for all members of our chaplaincy. Please put the date in your diary now and plan to come.

Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

The Service of Nine Lessons and Carols is a dearly held tradition at St John and St Philip. Alternatively know as the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, it was first introduced in 1918 at King’s College Cambridge; a service which is still broadcast and loved around the world. This service includes carols and Bible…

Daily Morning Prayer – New Schedule

The Morning Prayer Service will now be held Monday thru Friday at 9:00 in the Chancel of the Church This short, 25-minute service follows the form used in the Church of England for Daily Prayer. We, as the Church in this place, can use this as an opportunity for us to pray for God’s world, the life of our parish, and our…