Donation Campaign Finishes in June

2018. június 20., tags: heks, HEKS, middle east, Middle East

Till the end of June we can still support the Syrian children who are living under difficult circumstances - even with the price of a scoop of ice-cream - reads in the final call for donations of the Church Aid.

Those who died on the journey of hope

2018. június 18., tags: refugee, refugee ministry

On the occasion of the World Refugee Day, the Hungarian Sant'Egidio Community invites Christians to remember those fellow human beings who ’died on the journey of hope.

Witness, Justice, Hospitality: CEC Assembly has Finished

2018. június 12., tags: rch, conference of european churches (cec), hungarian reformed church (hrc), Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc)

After nine full days of worship, listening and learning, the 2018 Novi Sad General Assembly of the Conference of European Churches has drawn to a close. Ms. Zsuzsanna Répás of the Hungarian Reformed Church was elected  to the Governing Board of CEC.

From Budapest to Novi Sad

2018. május 30., tags: conference of european churches (cec), assembly

Five years after Budapest, the 2018 CEC General Assembly is being held in Novi Sad, Serbia, where participants will explore the concepts of justice, witness, and hospitality from a European Christian perspective. The RCH is actively participating in the Assembly.

God’s Kingdom Visible in Education

2018. május 30., tags: roma ministry, rch, HEKS, heks, education

Colleagues of the Reformed Church in Hungary’s Roma Mission and HEKS-RCH joint project organized a workshop on the Inclusive Reformed Primary Schools at the Synod. The participants learned about the position of Hungarian primary education institutions regarding inclusion, discussed the topic during a roundtable session, and shared their practical experiences of the Inclusion Index.

Our Unity is Gift and Task

2018. május 27., tags: General Convent, Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc), hungarian reformed church (hrc), general convent

The General Convent, the consulting body of the Hungarian Reformed Church, at its annual meeting on 24-25 May in Lillafüred, near Miskolc, issued a closing statement calling believers to truly follow and witness Christ, even against the misuse of “Christianity” by politicians.

The Power Center of Christian-Democracy

2018. május 27., tags: scouts

Bishop Dr. István Bogárdi Szabó represented RCH and gave his blessings at the inauguration of the conference and training centre of the Hungarian Scout Association.

RCH's Contribution to Year of Young People

2018. május 23., tags: church of scotland (cofs), Church of Scotland (CofS), Church of Scotland (cofs), youth mission

The Scottish Government and the Church of Scotland is dedicating the year 2018 to the Young People. In celebration of the young people, the Church of Scotland began creating Prayer Cards, and the RCH has contributed to this project with four of our own young people.

WCRC Executive Committee met in Seoul

2018. május 17., tags: world communion of reformed churches (wcrc)

The Executive Committee of the WCRC adopted a strategic plan to guide the work and witness of the organization through 2024. Representing Europe, Diána Erdélyi, ecumenical secretary of RCH, also attended the meeting.

Attack on Reformed Church leaders is indefensible and unjustifiable

2018. május 15., tags:

Miklós Soltész, Minister of State for Church, National Minority and Civil Society Relations issued a statement regarding the atrocities leaders of the RCH who attended the inaugural meeting of the newly elected parliament.

Károli offers new MTh program in English

2018. május 15., tags: Károli Gáspár Reformed University, Karoli Gáspár Reformed University, Master's program

Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary is offering a new Master's of Theology program in English, called Biblical Perspectives in Our Society.

Religious Leaders met in Budapest

2018. május 11., tags: ecrl, interreligious cooperation

Europe’s Religious Leaders call on communities to overcome prejudice and discrimination in a statement issued at their meeting in Budapest. On 7-8th May, 2018 the European Council of Religious Leaders (ECRL) came together in the beautiful and historic city of Budapest to explore the important theme of ‘Multi-religious Collaboration on Community Cohesion and Human Security’.

Bridge of Love

2018. május 14., tags: Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA), hungarian reformed church aid (hrca), volunteering, hungarian reformed church aid (HRCA)

Park clean ups, visiting the elderly, sharing sweets, charity runs, walking dogs that are living in shelters - just a few of the options among the programs of the Bridge of Love Reformed Volunteering Day organized in the Carpathian Basin. The aim of the event that is organized for the 10th time is to show that the Reformed people can work together and help others. We asked Réka Kőrösi-Gilicze the head of Communications of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) about the details of the program.

Youngsters about youth work

2018. május 08., tags: youth assembly, youth mission

Everyone can be an example - that was the topic of the RCH Youth Assembly held on 6-7 April 2018, where more than forty Reformed students, high school and college, came from different parts of the country to discuss the Youth Ministry in the Synod. How can the youngsters be examples? Participants of the Youth Assembly thought creatively, testified courageously, paid attention to each other, and praised the Lord together.  It is also promising that the staff of the youth hostel, where the students were staying, did not believe that their guests were students.

Clinging to the talented ones like a thistle

2018. május 03., tags: roma ministry

In the primary school of Véménd, there are two groups of mostly Roma children, supported by HEKS (Swiss Interchurch Aid) for more than a year, where there has been an exemplary gifted children’s program for a long time. The teachers of the school in Baranya County not only devote their hard work to academics and art competitions, but also thanks to their work, there are no tensions between Roma, Swabian and Hungarian families.

Healing Wounds

2018. április 27., tags: rch, interview, national evangelical synod in lebanon and syria (nessl), partnership

 “By sharing our resources to help people achieve their own better lives, we are showing them how much we love them.” During her visit to Hungary, Rev. Najla Kassab, President of the WCRC, shared her thoughts and experiences on the life of the Hungarian Reformed community, the current situation in Syria, and the cooperation within the Communion, especially between RCH and NESSL.

Global Ministries Pray for Hungary

2018. április 26., tags: global ministries, partnership

This week the congregations of the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) offer prayers for Hungary.

RCH attends Third Partners’ Consultation

2018. április 25., tags: Middle East, middle east, union of armenian evangelical churches in the near east (uaecne), partnership, national evangelical synod in lebanon and syria (nessl)

Responding to the invitation of NESSL, the RCH attended the Third Partners’ Consultation in Lebanon. At the conclusion of the Consultation, the partners issued a memorandum.

RCH Presiding Bishop visits Jordan

2018. április 24., tags: refugee, refugee ministry

Rev. István Szabó, the Presiding Bishop of the Reformed Church in Hungary, accompanied the Hungarian Minister of Justice on his official visit to Jordan. During their stay, they visited Christian communities, as well as shared conversations of terrorism and international cooperation.

A Light of Hope and Peace

2018. április 19., tags: world communion of reformed churches (wcrc), Middle East, middle east, rch, partnership

WCRC President, Rev. Najla Kassab visited Hungary for the first time to attend the WCRC Europe Area Council meeting. During her stay in Hungary, Rev. Kassab attended various meetings and met with officials of the government, as well as leadership of the Hungarian Reformed Church (HRC).

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