A Buttress Church

In the Eastern part of the Dutch province of Groningen, close to the coast of the Wadden-Sea, you can find the village of Bierum. The soil has weak spots here and there, which has always been a problem for the construction of big buildings. So, this Reformed State Church (Nederlands Hervormde Kerk) is famous because […]

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The Reformed Churches in the Netherlands

Introduction (by John Huizenga) Although many of our readers can trace their family history back to the Netherlands, the bond has become very weak and our Fatherland has become a Great Grandfatherland known only from secondary sources. Yet we do well to keep abreast on church news in the Netherlands as well as the other […]

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