RCH Presiding Bishop visits Jordan

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

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: partnership, rch, middle east, Middle East, world communion of reformed churches (wcrc)

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).

WCRC Europe Council met in Budapest

2018. április 17., tags: wolrd communion of reformed churches (wcrc), europe, rch

The Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches in Europe gathered for its annual meeting to conclude certain projects and gain direction for ongoing and future programs. Highlights of the meeting included the President’s report, the report of the Task Force on Migration and Refugees, and the election of the new Steering Committee of the Council.

Meeting of the Council of WCRC Europe

2018. április 17., tags: rch, europe, wolrd communion of reformed churches (wcrc)

The Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches in Europe gathered for its annual meeting to conclude certain projects and gain direction for ongoing and future programs. Highlights of the meeting included the President’s report, the report of the Task Force on Migration and Refugees, and the election of the new Steering Committee of the Council.

More than One Million Signatures

2018. április 09., tags: Solidarity, minorities, solidarity, Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc), hungarian reformed church (hrc)

Successful Minority Safepack Initiative created a European movement for minority rights.

Politics in a Fraternal Spirit

2018. április 04., tags: elections

Four politicians from four different political parties attended an event at the Károli Gáspár University of RHC on the evening of 14th March. They discussed their opinions about education, social inequalities and relationship issues in the midst of the political campaign.

Easter Message 2018

2018. március 26., tags: ecumenical council of churches in hungary (ecch), ecumenical council of churches in hungary (ECCH)

The Permanent Council of Hungarian Catholic Bishops' Conference and the Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hungary share a message for Easter.

CCME Executive Committee meets and elects new General Secretary

2018. március 26., tags: refugee, refugee ministry, churches commission for migrants in europe (ccme)

The Executive Committee of the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) gathered for its second meeting since its election at the CCME General Assembly 2017 from 22 to 23 March in Brussels.

Conference on World Mission and Evangelism

2018. március 21., tags: mission, world council of churches (wcc)

Every decade the International Mission Council and the World Council of Churches’ (WCC) Commission on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) hold a joint conference, the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism. The conference was held this year, 8-13 March in Arusha, Tanzania with the theme, Moving in the Spirit: Called to Transforming Discipleship.

Hungarian Refugee Open Choir opens in Hungary

2018. március 21., tags: scottish mission, refugee ministry, Scottish Mission, refugee

The Hungarian Refugee Open Choir is dedicated to being a place for everyone, a place of tolerance for differing political and/or religious views. A couple weeks ago, the choir opened its doors and began its first rehearsals.

Each Signature Counts

2018. március 20., tags: hungarian reformed church (hrc), reformed churchin transylvania, minorities, Solidarity, Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc), solidarity

Béla Kató, Bishop of the Reformed Church District in Transylvania, believes that the Minority SafePack European Citizen’s Initiative is making a change in the case of legal uncertainty for the Hungarian minorities in Transylvania. The European Parliament will only deal with the issue of the minorities if the number of signatures on the Initiative reaches 1 million from the citizens of Europe till the 3rd of April.

Simply Reformed

2018. március 08., tags: 1 percent, communication

With their 1% pledge more than 200 000 people support annually the various ministries of RCH. The motto of this year campaign is “Simply Reformed”.

Real Questions – Real Answers

2018. március 07., tags: youth mission, university chaplaincy

The youngsters are disinterested, not curious about the church – sounds the familiar statement, which is refuted every time by the conversation series for students organized by the University Chaplaincy of the Károli Gáspár Reformed University and the University Chaplaincy Mission in Pest. We asked Tamás András Márkus, the university chaplain, about this program called, Tiszta vizet a pohárba!

Scholarship for Christians from the Middle East

2018. március 01., tags: middle east, Middle East, scholarship, refugee

The Hungarian Government invites young adults from the Middle East to apply for the Scholarship Program for Christian Young People.

Parliament Votes to Declare January 13 Day of Religious Freedom

2018. február 23., tags: religious freedom

Hungarian Lawmakers on Tuesday voted to declare January 13 the day of religious freedom to mark the anniversary of the Torda Edict, the very first law to declare freedom of religion.

Solidarity with Minorities

2018. február 16., tags: Solidarity, solidarity, reformed church in transylvania, reformed church in Transylvania, hungarian reformed church

For us, it is only a signature, but for them the Minority Safe Pack European Citizen's Initiative is a real hope. The Presidium of the Reformed Church in Hungary encourages its European partner churches to join this initiative.

Celebrating the Week of Marriage

2018. február 16., tags: week of marriage

This week, we celebrate the 11th year of the Week of Marriage. A variety of programs and festivities are taking place every day this week, all over the world, in celebration and encouragement of marriage and family. These celebrations are a reminder to take a moment from our busy lives to remind our lovers and family members how much we love them.

The Widow’s Offering

2018. február 13., tags: middle east, interview, Middle East, reformed church in subcarpathia, refugee

“We are doing everything in our power to ensure that Christianity does not disappear from its cradle of two thousand years,” said Tristan Azbej, Deputy State Secretary for the Aid of Persecuted Christians, when interviewed by reformatus.hu, adding that they are also seeking ways to enable Syrian Protestants to stay in their homeland.

CTS group visiting Central Europe

2018. február 01., tags: Columbia Theological Seminary (CTS), partnership, refugee ministry, columbia theological seminary (cts), refugee

On 11 January 2018, a student group from Columbia Theological Seminary visited the Synod Office. The group was introduced to the various ministries of the Reformed Church in Hungary.

Hungarian-Korean Theological Conference in Sárospatak

2018. január 30., tags: partnership

The Hungarian-Korean Reformed Theological Forum held its third conference between 8-12 January 2018 in Sárospatak, Hungary.

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