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Welcome to IREF Delft               

We are a Christian fellowship of Reformed/Evangelical nature in Delft, The Netherlands. Our teaching is Bible centered, our mission is to preach the Gospel (Good News) of Jesus Christ. We want to bring together people from different cultures and nationalities who want to worship the living God and want to know more about Him. We do this in song, prayer, Bible reading and explanation, and weekly Bible studies and prayer meetings. Every Sunday afternoon at 12.15, you are welcome to attend the Sunday service. If you want to contact us, send an email to so that we can reply you in proper way. God bless you!

Since September 2016 ICF-Delft Sunday services have started (see the announcement below). Click this to download ICF-Delft flyer. Click here to go to ICF-Delft website.

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 ⇒ IREF/ICF Sunday services in Génestet church, Oude Delft 102

Our joint ICF church services – a common responsibility of IREF and Immanuel church (Delft Project)- take place in the Génestet church, Oude Delft 102 – just 200 meters from the Old Church (south bound). The services start at 12.15.

Sunday 8th of April, preacher: pastor Niek Tramper. ‘Why we need Jesus’ (Luke 24: 13-35)

Sunday 15th of April, preacher: pastor Hans-Jan Roosenbrand ‘Everything must be fulfilled’ (Luke 24: 36-53)’

Sunday 22nd of April, preacher: pastor Simon van der Lugt ‘Salvation and conversion – why the Christian perspective is very different from a Hindu perspective’.

Sunday 29th of April, preacher: pastor Niek Tramper ‘Salvation and conversion – why the Christian perspective is very different from a Muslim perspective’

Sunday 6th of May, preacher: pastor Niek Tramper ‘What is the comfort in the Ascension of Jesus?’ (Romans 8: 28-39

Sunday 13th of May, preacher: pastor Hans-Jan Roosenbrand ‘Salvation and conversion – why the Christian perspective is very different from a Buddhist perspective’

⇒ Short series of sermons about the Gospel and the World Religions

In the course of April we start a short series of sermons about the Gospel and the World religions. We deal with important topics like the need of salvation, conversion and doing good works relating a Christian perspective to a perspective in one of the main world religions. Consequently we deal with Buddhism, Islam and Hinduism. Against the background of the main teaching and practice of these religions (and actual forms of therapies and actions derived from it, we explain the core of the Gospel. Why do we need the work of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit in a pluralist and multi-religious society?

⇒ Andreas course 2018 

The Andreascourse 2018 is on its way on Monday evenings in February, March and April. Every evening starts at 19 hrs with a meal in the chapel of the Old Church, corner Oude Delft and Heilige Geestkerkhof. The Andreas course is a nice Bible based course intended of for those who are not familiar with Christian faith and want to know more. More info about the content of the course (Andreascourse 2017) that can be found in here. and more info about the 2018 Course, see 

⇒ Wait, pray and work for the breakthrough of God’s kingdom 

We continue to wait, pray and work for the breakthrough of God’s Kingdom in a world that is shaken by distress and fear at one hand, and egoistic powerplays and greed at the other hand. At the same time there are so many beautiful testimonies of people and churches who serve in places of need, in refugee camps or in city centers, in places hit by poverty or in the proud world of the university. In the IREF/ICF-Delft fellowship we continue to pray and work for the people far from home, whether they are afflicted by war and terrorist attacks or they search for success and future in studying in a foreign country. 

 ⇒ Nobody can take our freedom… is that true?

Five years a devastating war rages in Syria, one that has gone far beyond the borders of the country. Islamic State has shown its cruel face to the world. The media confronts us with unceasing suffering of innocent people, not in the last place Christians. Brute fundamentalists, who abuse the name of God kill them, plunder their houses, destroy their churches, rape their wives and daughters…. Click here to read more. 

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