about us - Wolvendaal Foundation
The Wolvendaal Foundation has been established in 2005 by the Dutch Reformed Church of Sri Lanka. Its main aim is the furthering of harmonious relations between all races and religions on the island and the promotion of the unique position of the Church as the oldest Protestant Church in Ceylon. According to the Statutes of the Foundation the principal objectives are:
The renovation and maintenance of the Wolvendaal church in Colombo, its annexed buildings structures and facilities, entrance roads and gardens and the development of attractive and effective services for the members of and the visitors to the church.
The renovation and maintenance of other historic churches and buildings under the management of the Dutch Reformed Church in Sri Lanka (Wolvendaal church, Colombo; Groote Kerk, Galle fort; Matara church; the church at Kalpitya as well as the Cayman’s Gate Bell tower).
The conservation and preservation of the ancient documents, books, and publications in the possession of the Wolvendaal Consistory and other Consistories of the Dutch Reformed Church.
The mobilisation of public interest in the unique historical and cultural value of the Wolvendaal church and other historic churches, buildings and structures under the management of the Dutch Reformed Church in Sri Lanka.
The establishment and development of reciprocal relations with fraternal organizations in Sri Lanka and abroad and to work in collaboration, co-operation or in association with such organizations
Signing of Statutes Wolvendaal Foundation
January 29, 2005