IREF was initiated in 2001 by three local congregations of the Dutch Reformed Church as a mission project amongst internationals in Delft (many of them students). Since 2011 IREF has become an official “Church Committee” which is an intermediate status towards becoming church entity in the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN). The three Dutch congregations IREF started out from are:
Verse of the Day“For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.” — 1 Peter 1:18-19 Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.