Non-Denominational Christian Church for LGBT and also Gay Friendly People of Belief

Pastor Noah Hepler was having trouble being himself after coming out as gay. Participants of his Church of the Atonement aided by connecting him with some significant way of life professionals.

  • Non-Denominational Christian Church for LGBT and also Gay Friendly People of Belief
  • Non-Denominational Christian Church for LGBT and also Gay Friendly People of Belief

    -- >-- >Spirituality, homosexuality and community integrated in the brand-new Internationale Roze Kerk (IRK) that will certainly open its doors in the facility of the Hague on 8 September 2013. This heart-warming month-to-month church service will certainly combine English and Dutch-- conventional as well as modern-- and be led by American blessed minister, Reverend Barbara Rogoski, OMC. It is a non-denominational Christian service and also is open for all LGBT individuals of belief, along with straight friends and family.

    It will certainly be hung on the second Sunday of each month within the Basta coffee shop itself, which is the head office of the COC Haaglanden at Scheveningseveer 7. Although a coffee shop is a non-traditional location for a worship, any kind of area where individuals gather together to pray and also sing can be a terrific church experience. There is additionally a great sound system and also an area for coffee later on.

    With the success of the Evangelische Roze Kerk (ERV) monthly Christian solution in Amsterdam, Rev. Barbara had the suggestion to bring this version to The Hague. The solution would certainly adhere to the exact same layout with traditional Christian prayers as well as music. Yet to attract young LGBT individuals, same sex pairs and moms and dads with kids, there will certainly be a modern-day aspect to inspire the members with pop Christian music, inspiring videos and live performances.

    Harry Derksen, Chairman of the COC Haaglanden claimed, \"There is a need for spiritual connection in the LGBT neighborhood in The Hague. We believe that this Roze Kerk program will certainly supply added support to our participants with special emphasis on the requirement of belonging for the young people and also the need for caring interest for the elderly.\"

    Over the next couple of months, Rev. Barbara will certainly construct a team of energised volunteers to work with the service, the songs, the management, and likewise other assistance functions. The intent is to have a cr\u00e8che for children and a bi-lingual bookstore with the most recent Christian music CDs, DVDs and publications to support the modern atmosphere. Workshops as well as lectures will certainly be planned after the solution to enable people to have accessibility to existing new idea inspirational leaders in Dutch and English.

    There is an Open Information Day on 9 June at the Basta Caf\u00e9 from 14:00-- 17:30. The opening ceremony will be held at the Basta Coffee Shop on 8 September from 15:00-- 16:30 with coffee function after, and every 2nd Sunday of the month. To learn more, contact Rev. Barbara using e-mail at or visit

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