Dutch Reformed Church

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Dutch Reformed Church

n
(Protestantism) any of the three Calvinist Churches to which most Afrikaans-speaking South Africans belong
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My grandparents and great-grandparents lived in a rural area as farmers and were faithful members of the Netherlands Reformed Church (NRC).
The WCC must radically change, said Albert van den Heuvel, who was active in the council from 1959 to 1980, and is a former general secretary of the Netherlands Reformed Church, then the country's largest Protestant denomination.
PROTESTANT CHURCH IN THE NETHERLANDS (PCN) (from 1 May, 2004; formed from the Netherlands Reformed Church (NRC); the Reformed Churches in the Netherlands (RCN); the Evangelical-Lutheran Church in the Kingdom of the Netherlands (ELC))
HANS VISSER, an ordained minister in the Netherlands Reformed Church, was a missionary in Indonesia from 1965-1979.
The three churches -- The Reformed Churches in The Netherlands (GKN), the Netherlands Reformed Church (NHK) and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Kingdom of The Netherlands (ELK) -- have been in the process for over a decade.
As a church with an ecumenical working relationship with the Netherlands Reformed Church, the IFI seeks to clarify and strengthen its tie with the Uniting Protestant Churches in the Netherlands.