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About the River

Are you looking for a church in the area of Amsterdam? A place where you can meet God and grow in the plan He has for your life? Then we want to welcome you to The River!

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The River is a place where you can meet God and grow in the plan He has for you.

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Every Sunday we hold our services at 12:30 & 18:00. Are you curious to see what this is like? You are welcome to join us!
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Each week we have a fresh message of encouragement and empowerment through the word of God.
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The daily management of The River is in the hands of our Pastors Ben & Jacky Kroeske.

Ben & Jacky

Ben & Jacky Kroeske came to the Netherlands in 2013 with a vision for the church burning in their hearts. God spoke to them about seeing the Netherlands flooded with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, and they have been working passionately to see that mission fullfilled.
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Home Groups

Our Home Groups are a great way to make connections and build relationships and get to know God better together. We have multiple groups and locations.
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For children aged 1 to 12, there's Kids Church! During the Kids Church program and services, children have the opportunity to experience church together with their peers and to build a living relationship with God.
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