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Singel Mennonite Church, the name popularly given to the meetinghouse of the [[Amsterdam (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Amsterdam]] Mennonite Church, which is located on the Singel Canal, No. 452. In 1608 Harmen Hendriksz van Warendorp had this meetinghouse built for the [[Flemish Mennonites|Flemish]] congregation; it was enlarged in 1639. It received the name <em>bij't Lam </em>because it was located near a brewery which had a lamb as its gable sign. (See Amsterdam.)
 
Singel Mennonite Church, the name popularly given to the meetinghouse of the [[Amsterdam (Noord-Holland, Netherlands)|Amsterdam]] Mennonite Church, which is located on the Singel Canal, No. 452. In 1608 Harmen Hendriksz van Warendorp had this meetinghouse built for the [[Flemish Mennonites|Flemish]] congregation; it was enlarged in 1639. It received the name <em>bij't Lam </em>because it was located near a brewery which had a lamb as its gable sign. (See Amsterdam.)
 
 
 
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Singel Mennonite Church, the name popularly given to the meetinghouse of the Amsterdam Mennonite Church, which is located on the Singel Canal, No. 452. In 1608 Harmen Hendriksz van Warendorp had this meetinghouse built for the Flemish congregation; it was enlarged in 1639. It received the name bij't Lam because it was located near a brewery which had a lamb as its gable sign. (See Amsterdam.)


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Singel Mennonite Church (Amsterdam, Holland)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 16 Dec 2017. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Singel_Mennonite_Church_(Amsterdam,_Holland)&oldid=84995.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Singel Mennonite Church (Amsterdam, Holland). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 16 December 2017, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Singel_Mennonite_Church_(Amsterdam,_Holland)&oldid=84995.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 531. All rights reserved.


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