’For You Yourselves Were Foreigners’ - Partner Consultation in Rhineland

2016. január 15., tags: partnership, refugee ministry, bishop, refugee

Prior to the Synod Meeting of the Evangelical Church in the Rhineland, Praeses Manfred Rekowski invited the leaders of their partner churches to a consultation "For You Yourselves Were Foreigners..." to talk and exchange of views on the refugee situation. On behalf of the Reformed Church in Hungary, Bishop István Szabó was present and asked the participants to continue this common work in Budapest, where the next meeting will be held later this year. The following press release has been issued after the Consultation.

New Presidency of RCH elected

2015. február 25., tags: Synod, synod, bishop, elections

At its constituting meeting on 25th February the new General Synod elected its ministerial and lay Presidents for the coming 6 years. The outgoing Presiding Bishop Gusztáv Bölcskei has been succeeded by Dr. István Szabó. The number of women has tripled in the new Synod.

Meeting with the US. Ambassador to Hungary in Debrecen

2015. február 20., tags: ambassador, bishop, Debrecen, debrecen

The Hon. Colleen Bell, United States of America Ambassador to Hungary met Rev. Dr. Károly Fekete, Bishop of Transtibiscan Reformed Church District. 

From Dissension to Unity

2014. november 20., tags: synod2014, bishop, synod, unity, Synod

From the era of the church districts competing with each other, through the continuous expansion of reformed institutions and the strengthening of the unity in the Carpathian Basin, in the last 18 years we arrived at the community of churches looking for its future – the outgoing Presiding Bishop, Gusztáv Bölcskei evaluated the events of his three terms in a row on the 15th, closing session of the 13th Synod.

Bishop Bölcskei met with Armenian Church Leaders at WCC Assembly

2013. november 05., tags: armenia, azerbaijan, general assembly, world council of churches (wcc), busan, bishop

Within the context of the 10th General Assembly of the World Council of Churches, Gusztáv Bölcskei, presiding bishop of the RCH, participated in meetings at the Assembly in South Korea with His Holiness Karekin II, supreme patriarch and Catholicos of the Holy See of St. Echmiadzin and All Armenians and also Nareg Alemezian, Archbishop and representative of the Cilician Catholicosate (Lebanon).

Task: Community and Unity in Délvidék

2013. április 15., tags: inauguration, béla halász, serbia, bishop, reformed christian church in serbia, Serbia

Béla Halász, the new bishop of the Reformed Christian Church in Serbia, spoke about the importance of community and the reconstruction of unity in his sermon at his bishop installation service on 13 April. The service, framed as a ceremonial worship, was held in the Reformed church in Hertelendyfalva.

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