In the wake of the disastrous flooding in Germany, Bishop Zoltán Balog, ministerial president of the Synod of RCH expressed the solidarity of the Hungarian reformed community with partner churches in Germany and invited children of the affected families to Hungary.
Drop your anchors here, and you’ll be in the right place! – On 8 July, the fourth season of the RCH’s Ark Camp officially started in Balatonfenyves. It is the largest ever opportunity-building program of RCH, allowing six thousand five hundred children to camp free of charge.
I would like every Hungarian Reformed congregation member to feel that they, too, are represented by the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) workers who go out to help those in need, wearing the flag-bearing lamb symbol on their clothes,’ said Károly Czibere.
One of the kindergartens in Makó got bigger classrooms, a gym with a climbing wall, group rooms and even a salt room. The Örömsziget (Isle of Joy) as the institution is now called, has been run by the Reformed congregation of Makó-Újváros since 2011.
Covid – grief recovery groups might start in congregations and hospitals across the country. In these communities, those who have lost loved ones in the pandemic can support each other. Sára Bodó, coordinator for pastoral care spoke about the details.
A seven-man relief and rescue team of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) helped with damage mitigation and debris clearance in tornado-stricken southern Moravia. The HRCA has also launched a donation campaign.
Vibrant beats, catchy choruses, deep messages - the theme song of the this year's Starpoint Youthfestival has been published. According to the theme of the meeting, the Starpoint Band, the Első lépés (First Step) Band from Debrecen, jointly composed the hit of the festival to celebrate freedom.
Four years ago, in June 2018 the power of faith, the ideas of ambitious staff members, and a grant opportunity resulted in the launch of the first round of the Ark Camp, the largest equal opportunity-building program of the Reformed Church in Hungary.
Balázs Bujdosó has been appointed director of the Diaconal Office of RCH since 1 June. The social work professional considers the motto of the deaconesses as source of his motivation: "My reward is that I may serve".
We have been blessed in the past years by a growing partnership with the Armenian Evangelical Community in Syria. In an interview we asked Rev. Dr. Harout Selimian, president of the community, to reflect on the cooperation, the support of the Hungary Helps Program and the actual situation in the country.
Zoltán Balog, Ministerial President and János Molnár, Lay President of the Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary received Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity.
It was in one of Hungary’s oldest Reformed churches, that Dániel Pásztor was inaugurated as Bishop of the Cistibiscan Reformed Church District. The event was an opportunity to express gratitude for the past and highlight the task for the future: preach the Word under all circumstances.
The Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hungary and the Hungarian Catholic Bishops' Conference invite all congregations to ring of the bell on Sunday morning, and pray together for the victims of the pandemic.
“Our Hungarian Good Friday, our Hungarian Golgotha and Calvary, without the sacrifice of Christ, will not be a day and remaining state of our victory over ourselves, and won’t be a deposit of our salvation.”
After a fourteen-month ban, we can we visit our loved ones in residential institutions and elderly homes holding an immunity card to. One phase of the pandemic is over, but the virus is still with us. Interview with András Beszterczey, Head of the Diaconal Office.
On Pentecost Monday, Zoltán Balog, ministerial president of the Synod of RCH, was inaugurated as Bishop in the city of Nagykőrös. The dedication service of the Bishop, who was elected last November, has been delayed due to COVID-19.
Bishops and Lay Presidents of the Hungarian speaking reformed churches in and around Hungary sent out a message of consolation and inspiration at Pentecost. The General Convent also remembered of the Day of Unity of the Hungarian Reformed Church.
The Hungarian Reformed Church aid launched a family support campaign: large families, parents raising children alone, and elderly people can benefit from regular support to help cover their everyday needs.