What are the similarities and differences between the Soviet occupation of Hungary and the current situation in the West? Should we look to the West for the "promised land"? Some of the questions American journalist Rod Dreher discussed with the former Bishop and ministerial president of the Synod of RCH, István Szabó.
The Bridge of Love, also known as the Reformed Volunteer Days in the Carpathian Basin, was launched on Friday. More than 8600 people have registered from Hungary and the neighbouring countries despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
It was back in 2015 that Transtibiscan Bishop Károly Fekete launched the programme entitled ‘Spread the Word of God’, he visited the congregations of his church district, and during the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic he made use of modern technology to engage pastors in a discussion on Lent.
In 2021, the third four-year support period of HEKS (Swiss Protestant Church Aid Organization) and the Hungarian Reformed Inter-Church Agreement began. In the framework of the cooperation the Swiss organization supports the mission among Roma and disadvantaged.
The residents and staff of Juhász Zsófia Reformed Charity Home danced to South African songs. The Jerusalema challenge has travelled the world and now it has reached Őrbottyán, a town in Pest county, 16 miles from the center of Budapest.
Bridge of Love, Reformed Volunteering Day in and around Hungary will take place on 14 and 15 May, and has to be adopted to the situation created by the Coronavirus pandemic. Lilla Vad, head of the volunteer program of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) talked about the details.
A limited number of colleges were able to get together at the service for the Protection of the Theotokos Greek Catholic Church on 19 April 2021. Zoltán Balog, Ministerial President of the RCH Synod, preached the Word.
The Presidium of the Synod of RCH, Presiding Bishop Zoltán Balog and Chief Elder János Molnár, have sent a letter to students graduating from secondary schools, expressing its hope and prayers that the outgoing students will find their own way in their community, family and life.
Two partner churches of the Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) received aid through the Hungary Helps Program in the past two years, the project period closed on the end of 2020. The Hungarian help served Reformed institutions of the country which are in critical condition and made bigger investments possible.
The visual exhibition of RefCOO Research Workshop of Károli Gáspár University started on Easter Monday. The online exhibition now allows the general public to view the best works of "God in the XXI century" photo competition.
The second meeting of the newly elected Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary took place on Wednesday in Budapest. Bishop Zoltán Balog, ministerial president of the Synod in his opening address highlighted the double effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and the priorities of the next six years.
“What Can We Learn From the Pandemic? Can Science Exist Without Faith?” - an interfaith round table discussion addressed the vital questions of our days. Bishop Zoltán Balog was among the participants. The Bishop called the pandemic a “divine pedagogy” and also drew a parallel with the history of the Tower of Babel.
Annamaria Apelt finished high school in 2019 and shortly after that she found herself in Budapest, as part of her social voluntary year. She volunteered with the Refugee Ministry of RCH, supporting the daily operation of RCH's implementing partner, the Kalunba Social Services Non-Profit.
“Our most important aim is to have young people, whether they already know Jesus or not, to use the Bible,” explains Reformed pastor Áron Ablonczy, head of Youth Builders and one of the people behind the publication called "Bible for you", the Hungarian version of the Good News Bible – The Youth Edition.
God invites us not only to seek Him at the end of the road, but to recognize His face in the present as well. Zsuzsanna Farkas, outgoing Editor-in-chief of reformatus.hu shares her thoughts on spring, goodbyes and letting go, and finding freedom after being locked in.
The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid launched a nationwide fundraiser in March to help needy families and the elderly. Thanks to the in kind and finantial donations, nearly a thousand disadvantaged people were able to celebrate Easter fully.
The Presidency Council of RCH including Bishops and Lay Presidents of the four Church Districts announced the return to public worship. Churches should re-open and in-person worship and community life shall start on 2nd May, says the Communiqué.
Books have always been important allies of doctors in healing children in the Hospital of RCH. The Bethesda staff thought: why not allow books to play a role in making the facade of their building friendlier?
Since the winning of the Roman Juriga Award of the European Christian Environment Network (ECEN) in 2018 the Eco-congregation Hungary has been improving its foreign connections to share their experiences with like-minded churches across Europe.