Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) Purchases and Remodels
Former Reformed Church Site
JULY 9, 2019 (ROTTERDAM) – Within the highly multicultural city of Rotterdam, the
Netherlands, Iglesia Ni Cristo
(INC or Church Of Christ), an international religious organization
that came from the Philippines in the early 20th century, established a
congregation on April 4, 2017. Just two short years later, on Sunday, July 7, 2019, the congregation dedicated to God the recently renovated
116-seater building for worship at Emmastraat
75 in a special worship service led by the INC Executive Minister, Brother
Eduardo V. Manalo.
renovation of this property in Rotterdam began this year in January. The site
was purchased by the Iglesia Ni Cristo on December 28, 2018 from the
Gereformeerde Kerk Vrijgemaakt, or Reformed Churches in the Netherlands, a
local Dutch orthodox reformed Protestant federation of churches.
year 2019, the INC has dedicated 79 houses of worship worldwide – from California to the Philippines. Additional chapels are currently
under construction or renovation to meet the needs of its fast-growing
50% of the population of Rotterdam are foreign-born, and over 30% are Christian
– so the Church of Christ is humbled and proud to be a home for those who have
sought refuge in the Netherlands, and we look forward to meeting more of the
local population as well, as our congregation grows in this part of the world,”
said Romeo M. Marquez, District Supervising Minister of the 61 congregations across Northern Europe.
Worship service of the INC is held at the Rotterdam house of worship every Tuesday and Friday at 8:00 pm, both in the English language.
Local inquiries: Christian C. Reynoso, Resident Minister , +49 157 70372464
For more about the Church and its
activities, please visit www.iglesianicristo.net.