A Sign of Peace and Partnership

2018. július 10., tags: church of lippe, partnership

A delegation from the Church of Lippe, made a partnership visit to Hungary at the end of June. During this visit, the group was introduced to the recent activities of the RCH and met with representatives of various ministries.

15th Celebration of the Reformed Songs Festival

2018. július 09., tags: Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc), hungarian reformed church (hrc), reformed songs festival

The Reformed Songs Festival celebrated their 15th annual concert on 7 July 2018. Hundreds joined in song as the choirs performed at the largest musical celebration of the Hungarian Reformed Church.

WCRC Reaffirms Rights of Migrants

2018. július 08., tags: refugee, world communion of reformed churches (wcrc)

The WCRC is gravely concerned with the denial of the fundamental human rights of refugees and those seeking asylum at various borders across the world. 

HRCA Medical Team serves to Rohingyas

2018. július 05., tags: emergency response, Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA), hungarian reformed church aid (hrca), hungarian reformed church aid (HRCA), rch, Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (hrca)

The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) aims to help and serve among Rohingya refugees in Kutupalong, Bangladesh. The HRCA has launched a donation campaign in order to support this mission.

The One Body of Christ

2018. július 03., tags: mission trip, presbyterian church of the republic of korea (prok)

For a second time, the Korean Presbyterian Church of Minnesota (part of PCUSA) came to Transcarpathia on a Vision Trip. Steve Chung, member of the group shares his reflection on his service and experiences in Transcarpathia, Ukraine.

Support and Solidarity within and beyond Carpathian Basin

2018. június 27., tags: Middle East, middle east, hungarian reformed church (hrc), Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc)

This year the Reformed Educational Fund supported various educational institutions in the Carpathian Basin and the Scholarship Program for the Church Schools in Syria.

Erasmus+ TUT Meeting in Budapest

2018. június 25., tags: refugee, refugee minstry, erasmus+ project

The RCH hosted the Erasmus+ TUT project meeting in Budapest, taking the lead by introducing the extensive work with refugees being done in Hungary. Participants also continued discussions of the future of the project.

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: education, heks, HEKS, roma ministry

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 Office. 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 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.

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