Facts and Statistics
General information of the Reformed Church in Hungary in figures
In Hungary, 1.15 million people claimed a Reformed religious affiliation in the 2011 Census.
Of this 1.15 million, 600,000 are active members of a Reformed congregation.
According to the 2011 Census, the RCH is the second largest denomination in Hungary after the Roman Catholic Church.
There are 2.5 million Reformed Hungarians living in Hungary and its six neighbouring countries (the so-called Carpathian Basin) as well as the diaspora into Western Europe, North America and Australia.
The Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) has 1,249 congregations divided into 27 presbyteries, belonging to 4 districts.
The RCH has 7,500 employees, of which 1,550 are ministers.
The RCH operates 129 educational institutions from kindergarten to university level, including 4 theological seminaries (Debrecen, Budapest, Sárospatak, Pápa) and a hospital.
The RCH has around 390 Reformed diaconal services, serving 22,800 people in need.
The current Presidium of the General Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary:
Dr. István Szabó - Presiding Bishop of the General Synod of the RCH
Dr. Pál Huszár - Lay President of the General Synod of the RCH
English, German and Korean language services in Budapest
Invitation of tenders for the position as Project Coordinator at the RCH’s Diaconal Office Unit for Refugee Integration
Debrecen - City of Reformation Reformation Walking Tour in Debrecen
In celebration of the 175th Anniversary of the Scottish Mission in Budapest, the RCH talks with Rev Bertalan Tamás, former Minister at the Mission, to hear about his time in the congregation.