Families in the Holy Spirit Renewing the Face of the Earth



2004


MEMBERSHIP

The 4th Christian Life Program in The Hague was held on April 17, 18 and 24 at Lourdes Church, Scheveningen. Twelve new members joined the community: two Couples, four Singles (including the first male SFC in The Hague), and four Handmaids.

During the Christian Life Program in Amsterdam on July 17 and 18, a resident of The Hague joined the CFC Singles for Christ.

The 5th CLP was held on October 10 and 17. Eleven new members joined: six Handmaids (one for Amsterdam), four Singles (one male, three females), and one Servant of the Lord.


TEACHINGS IN THE HAGUE

January 9– Special teaching by Sherwyn Sicat, Full-time Worker for the Youth for Christ, London
February 25 – Special teaching by Marco Flores, International Coordinator of the Kids for Christ
February 7 – General Assembly – Covenant Orientation
March 6 – General Assembly – Financial Stewardship
April 3 – All-Netherlands Assembly – Fruit of the Spirit
May 1 – Household Leaders Training – Talks 5 to 8
May 25 – Special teaching for Handmaids by Didi Galsin, International Coordinator of the Handmaids of the Lord
July 10 – General Assembly – Spiritual Gifts – Talks 1 & 2
August 8 – General Assembly – Spiritual Gifts – Talks 3 & 4
August 22 – Special teaching for Women Leaders by Didi Galsin and Mina Francisco
September 4 – General Assembly – Evangelization Training, Music Ministry
October 2 – General Assembly – Speakers Training, Facilitators Workshop


ATTENDANCE IN CONFERENCES AND TEACHINGS OUTSIDE THE HAGUE

June 5 – 1st National Conference of the Netherlands, Haarlem
June 25-27 – 3rd European Regional Conference of the Singles for Christ, London
July 30 – August 1 – 3rd European Kids’ Village, Juenkerath, Germany
September 3-5 – 7th European Regional Conference of the Couples for Christ, Oslo, Norway
October 3 – 1st Netherlands Kids’ Day, Hoofddorp
October 15-17 – Netherlands Youth Camp, Amstelveen


SPECIAL ACTIVITIES

August 15 - Netherlands Family Day – Westbroek Park, The Hague


2003


The Couples for Christ (CFC) was established in The Hague, The Netherlands through a Christian Life Program (CLP) conducted by CFC members from Amsterdam and Rotterdam in November 2002. CFC Family Ministries were also established for the Handmaids of the Lord (HOLD) and Singles for Christ (SFC). CLPs were held in May and October 2003. By the end of 2003, aside from the household for couples, there were 3 households for HOLD and one for SFC.

CFC - The Hague conducted the following teachings in 2003:
1. Covenant Orientation February 8
2. Evangelization and CLP Training March 8 and September 13
3. Household Leaders Training May 31
4. Women in the Bible June 28
5. Christian Personal Relations July 12 and August 9

Representatives from CFC – The Hague attended the following teachings, seminars, and meetings in 2003:
1. Marriage Enrichment Retreat / Handmaids Weekend Retreat February 21-23 – Venlo
2. Northwest Europe Sub-regional Team Building Seminar April 26-27 Brussels
3. Meeting on Gawad Kalinga June 27 – Amsterdam
4. SFC European Conference July 4-6 Barcelona
5. CFC and HOLD European Conference October 10-12 Zurich
6. Special teaching on the Family October 29 – Amsterdam
7. Women’s Summit November 1 – Haarlem
8. Men’s Forum November 2 – Amsterdam
9. Household Leaders Training March 29 & December 6 – Amsterdam