During the year we organise different campaigns and events such as Christmas market (Julemarked) to fund the daily operation of the church and to support sailors sailing under the Danish flag. A budget of approximately €120.000 a year is earned by memberships, fundraising, donations and sponsorship.

Our events focus primarily on our Danish traditions. They are a fantastic way to meet people in a hyggelig Danish atmosphere, where traditions and diversity create a sense of community. 

Start your fundraising journey today and help us raise money to continue and preserve the good work we do. 


If you would like to contribute, the amount can be transferred to Deense Zeemanskerk Rotterdam NL10 INGB 0000 6529 41 with the text “donation julemarked”. Or you can use the church's online donation form below "Donate".

Sømandskirken is registered as “kerkgenootschap” by the name of Deense Zeemanskerk Rotterdam. Deense Zeemanskerk Rotterdam is classified as a cultural and religious ANBI-organization. Donations made to organizations classified as ANBI's are eligible for tax benefits.

Christmas Market

The Danish Seamen's Church Rotterdam holds the traditional Danish Christmas market every year.
The Christmas market is a big Christmas event and also a way to raise money for the church.

Your generous donation will help to fund our Christmas Market.


Every day the Seamen's priest and the church assistant visit the Danish ships arriving at Rotterdam harbour using the church's Sprinter car. The car is an indispensable machine for the round trips along Rotterdam's extensive harbour. 

Your generous donation will help to fund the cost of a diesel fuel tank.