Tag Archives: Van Wickle House

Collegiate Summer Service

Coming together in the outdoors at least once per year is important for the Reformed area churches of Dutch descent. Even if for much over 100 years now we do not consider ourselves primarily Dutch, we still appreciate our common … Continue reading

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Dancers Are Getting Their Feet Warm Again

The Meadows Foundation started a new tradition last year. At the Van Wickle House, they celebrated Queen’s Day. This is a really Dutch tradition. But wait, is the Queen’s birthday not in January? Yes it is, but to understand this you need to know more about the celebration in the Netherlands. A short explanation: every town, village and city in the Netherlands turns orange on Apr 30th. That is the birthday of former Queen Juliana, the mother of Queen Beatrix. Continue reading

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Combined Collegiate Worship Service

The Collegiate Worship Service took place at the Van Wickle House on Aug 24th. More than 100 people from Highland Park, First and Second Reformed Churches – and even Aurea, our church secretary from Suydam Street Church, came with her … Continue reading

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