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Voorbeelden van een Engelstalige doop-, belijdenis- en reisattestatie:

(male/female baptismal attestation posted to new consistory) (doopattest)

Date

The Consistory

The Reformed Church (lib.) of ……………..

address: …………….

……………………………

The Netherlands

BAPTISMAL ATTESTATION

The Consistory of the Reformed Church (lib) of ………….., The Netherlands, declares that

Br./.Sr (Christian name(s) and Surname)

is a non-communicant member of this congregation. On his/her departure to …………

we recommend him/her to the pastoral care of the brothers office bearers of the

Church of …………..

For and on behalf of the Consistory,

REFORMED CHURCH (lib) of ……………….

Chairman:

Elder

General deputee:

Particulars:

Name: ………………..

Date of birth: ………………..

Date of baptism: ………………..

in the Reformed Church (lib) of ……………….

son of …………………

Address :  ……………………..

Date

(attestation for single male/female confessing member to be handed in by them to the new consistory) (beljdenisattestatie)

 

ATTESTATION

The Consistory of the Reformed Church (lib)  of ……………, The Netherlands, declares that

Br. /Sr.. ………………

has made public profession of his/her faith and thus gained access to the Holy Supper of the Lord Jesus Christ. It declares further, that this brother/sister enjoys all the privileges and benefits of church membership.

It requests, now that he/she is departing to ……….. and wishes to join the Reformed Church at that place, as he/she is in duty bound, that the overseers of that congregation will extend over him/her the supervision and responsibilities of their office.

With brotherly greetings,

REFORMED CHURCH (lib) OF ………………

Chairman:

Elder

General deputee:

Particulars:

Name: ………….

Date of birth: ……………

in …………….

Date of baptism:……………..

in the RC (lib) of ………………

Date of profession of faith: ……………

in the  Reformed Church (lib) of …………….

Attestee is requested to deliver this attestation as soon as possible

to the Consistory of the  Reformed Church of ………………………

Date

(advise that an attestation has been issued to a male/female confessing member.

To be handed in by them to the new consistory)

The Consistory

of the ………………….………………………….………………………….

Esteemed Brothers,

In accordance with the provisions of Article 63 of the Church Order,

we herewith inform you that an attestation has been issued concerning

Br./Sr ……………………

communicant member of this congregation, who has departed to the congregation of which you are overseers.

With brotherly greetings,

REFORMED CHURCH (lib) OF

Chairman:

Elder

General deputee:

Address in your area: ……………………….

(travel attestation) (reisattestatie)

TRAVEL ATTESTATION

The Church Council of the Reformed Church (lib.) declares herewith that:

_________________________________

born on ________________

is a communicant member of the Reformed Church (lib) of ……………,

The Netherlands.

The Church Council requests the Councils of the sister churches,

with whom they maintain correspondence,

to accept brother/sister _______________________

in the midst of their congregations and allow him/her

to participate in the celebration of the Lord’s Supper.

This travel attestation is valid for six months only.

On behalf of the Church Council

Chairman:

Elder:

Date:

Celebrated the Lord’s Supper:

Date: _________________ _________________

Place: _________________ _________________

Signature _________________ _________________

N.B. If absence extends beyond the six months period, please

contact the Consistory of the Reformed Church (lib) of……………