Stichting Ondersteuning Luchthavenpastoraat Schiphol (SOLS)
Foundation Support Airport Chaplaincy
More than a hundred thousand travellers come through Schiphol Airport daily. They come from all over the world and their reasons for travel are as diverse as the countries they come from. Quite often, people have concerns and problems and could use some assistance or an encouraging word. The Airport Chaplaincy would like to provide that assistance and offers pastoral and spiritual support in various ways.
The boards of the three foundations within the Airport Chaplancy Schiphol Airport collaborate within the Stichting Ondersteuning Luchthavenpastoraat Schiphol (Foundation Support Airport Chaplaincy Schiphol Airport). The Foundation Support Airport Chaplaincy consists of: The Protestant Church of the Netherlands and The Remonstrant Brotherhood represented through the Foundation Protestant Airport Chaplaincy Schiphol. The Roman Catholic Church is represented through the Foundation Roman Catholic Airport Chaplaincy Schiphol and the Old Catholic and Anglican Church through the Foundation Old Catholic and Anglican Airport Ministry.
Mission Statement SOLS
The Foundation to Support the Airport Chaplaincy Schiphol offers passengers as well as staff at Schiphol Airport pastoral and diaconal care, support and fortitude, based on a Christian identity and in ecumenical collaboration (regardless of religion or philosophy) through the Pastors and volunteers. The following Christian values are most valued and conveyed: respect, dialogue, reliability and compassion.