Vision Trip to Ukraine

2019. július 22., tags: ukraine, Ukraine, reformed church in sub-carpathia, Reformed Church in Sub-Carpathia

This summer marked the third consecutive year that the Korean Presbyterian Church in Minnesota paid a solidarity visit in Ukraine, and served among the reformed communities in Sub-Carpathia. Read a personal testimony about the vision trip written by one of the young members of the mission team, Lee Jeena.    

Vision Trip to Ukraine

2019. július 22., tags: ukraine, Ukraine, reformed church in sub-carpathia, Reformed Church in Sub-Carpathia

This summer marked the third consecutive year that the Korean Presbyterian Church in Minnesota paid a solidarity visit in Ukraine, and served among the reformed communities in Sub-Carpathia. Read a personal testimony about the vision trip written by one of the young members of the mission team, Lee Jeena.    

Cooperation Agreement is born in Sub-Carpathia, Ukraine

2017. október 27., tags: hungarian reformed church (hrc), reformed church in sub-carpathia, Ukraine, Bethesda Children Hospital, Reformed Church in Sub-Carpathia, ukraine, Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc)

A unique agreement on patient care and professional training was signed by the Bethesda Children's Hospital of RCH and the Children’s Hospital of the Sub-Carpathian County in Munkacsevo (Munkács) on 30th September. The signing ceremony took place in the Good Samaritan Reformed Children's Home. 

Cooperation Agreement is born in Sub-Carpathia, Ukraine

2017. október 27., tags: hungarian reformed church (hrc), reformed church in sub-carpathia, Ukraine, Bethesda Children Hospital, Reformed Church in Sub-Carpathia, ukraine, Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc)

A unique agreement on patient care and professional training was signed by the Bethesda Children's Hospital of RCH and the Children’s Hospital of the Sub-Carpathian County in Munkacsevo (Munkács) on 30th September. The signing ceremony took place in the Good Samaritan Reformed Children's Home. 

Hungary Reacts to Discriminatory Ukrainian Education Law

2017. szeptember 11., tags: ukraine, Ukraine, reformed church in sub-carpathia, education law

Ukraine has recently enacted a new piece of education legislation which will make it impossible for Hungarian minorities to receive schooling in their mother-tongue. KRISZ, the Youth Organization of the Reformed Church in Transcarpathia, recently released a statement on the new law, saying that it, “contradicts European democratic principles.”

Light at Easter in dark times

2015. április 02., tags: easter, reformed church in sub-carpathia, Ukraine, hungarian reformed church (hrc), ukraine

We cannot see the end of the tunnel yet, but it is certainly there – claims Sándor Zán Fábián Sub-Carpathian Bishop. The weekly of the RCH asked him in an interview about the meaning of the Easter gospel, and what gives hope in difficult times to the Sub-Carpathian Reformed Hungarians despite the hardships.

WCC delegation to visit Churches in Ukraine

2015. március 16., tags: hungarian reformed church (hrc), reformed church in sub-carpathia, visit, Ukraine, ukraine, world council of churches (wcc)

A World Council of Churches (WCC) delegation led by the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit will visit Ukraine from 17 to 20 March to explore how the international ecumenical community may best support churches in Ukraine so that they can contribute to the search for peace in this country.

International Ecumenical Solidarity for the Ukraine

2015. március 04., tags: world council of churches (wcc), reformed church in sub-carpathia, WCRC, hungarian reformed church aid (hrca), Ukraine, Sub-Carpathia, wcrc, ukraine, hrca, HRCA

It was in March 2014 that Bishop Sándor Zán Fábián first addressed publicly the threat reality and proximity of the Ukrainian war. More than a year has passed. The ecumenical solidarity with the Reformed Church in Sub-Carpathia has become stronger with the crisis.

New wave of mobilisation and deepening humanitarian crises in Ukraine

2015. február 09., tags: ukraine, hungarian reformed church aid (hrca), Ukraine, reformed church in sub-carpathia

As part of a humanitarian crisis intervention, coordinated by the UN, the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid delivers relief supplies to Sub-Carpathia and to the refugee camps in Eastern- Ukraine.

Bitter Christmas in Ukraine

2014. december 18., tags: reformed church in sub-carpathia, ukraine, Ukraine, hungarian reformed church (hrc), hungarian reformed church aid (hrca)

War. The Christmas of the people living in Sub-Carpathia, Ukraine is shadowed by tension, fear, bitterness and inflation. The war is still going on in the Eastern parts of Ukraine and at many Christmas tables the seats of the male members of the family will be empty. Local people would like peace for Christmas. The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid has delivered hundreds of shoeboxes, packages of food and other donations to the region.

Help for Sub-Carpathia

2014. november 21., tags: reformed church in sub-carpathia, ukraine, hungarian reformed church (hrc), hungarian reformed church aid (hrca)

“We can only survive if Hungarians in the Carpathian Basin stand by us and lend their hand”, Bishop in Sub-Carpathian Sándor Zán Fábián told at a press conference held about the assistance given through the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) to the communities living in the region. As announced at the event, the HRCA Sub-Carpathian Action Plan calculates with 124 million HUF, half of which has already been collected.

Five years of Synodal Communion of the Hungarian Reformed

2014. november 19., tags: Synod, reformed church in sub-carpathia, synod of rch, synod2014, synod, carpathian basin

 The issue of unity should be present more and more sturdily in our mind-set. Without that, the service of the Reformed Church is inconceivable.” – highlighted in the overall retrospective of the last ten years’ reformed cooperation in the Carpathian Basin  - reported on the General Convent’s tenth, and the  establishment of the Hungarian Reformed Church’s fifth anniversary – Zoltán Tarr, General Secretary of the RCH on the first day of the Synod’s cycle closing session on 12th of November.

Hungarian Reformed Church Aid Crisis Response Plan in Sub-Carpathia, Ukraine

2014. szeptember 12., tags: reformed church in sub-carpathia, hungarian reformed church aid (hrca), ukraine

The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) sees its primary field as the Carpathian Basin. One of the strengths of our organization is that we actively use the church institutions during our relief and development work. In the Carpathian Basin there are more than 1,200 congregations and their associated institutions at our disposal, and almost 100 in Sub-Carpathia. These church institutions help us in our work, not only with local background information, but also by providing infrastructure, specialists and instruments.

The Reformed Church in Sub-Carpathia, Ukraine issues peace statement

2014. szeptember 04., tags: hungarian reformed church (hrc), ukraine, reformed church in sub-carpathia, statement

The leadership of the Reformed Church in Sub-Carpathia has issued a statement of peace, protesting any form of violence and war, and striving instead for the peaceful co-existence of all nations living in Ukraine. The statement is sent to each congregation of RCSC, to the leaders of Ukraine and Hungary, as well as European decision-makers.

Nobody Knows What's Coming

2014. augusztus 25., tags: hungarian reformed church aid (hrca), hungarian reformed church (hrc), ukraine, reformed church in sub-carpathia

Ukrainian crisis. There is an air of uncertainty these days in Ukraine, which is also being experienced by the 150,000 Hungarians living in Sub-Carpathia. No war has officially been declared, but the partial military mobilization affects Hungarian families, as well. This means that there are Hungarians on the eastern front; moreover, the first victims have already been buried. We recently visited Beregszász (Berehove) with Sándor Pál, director of the Advisory Board of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid.

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We encourage you to read our  former GM intern Kearstin Bailey's blog about her time, spent in Hungary.