The pandemic has radically transformed the organization of this year’s Arc Camp. We have asked Gergely Gőbel, RCH project manager about the fate of the camp and its special significance during the period of Pandemics.
Bethesda Children’s Hospital celebrates the heroes of healthcare and captures the memory of this strange, unifying, yet distancing quarantine time by publishing a cookbook written by the healing community.
After a three-month ban due to COVID-19, RCH’s elderly homes can receive visitors again, and also spiritual life can be revitalized. So far there have been no cases of novel coronavirus infection among the residents.
Georgina Laboda, Student of Political Sciences and resident of the Reformed Roma Special College in Budapest (RefoRom) reflects on the social consequences of COVID-19 for the most vulnearble Roma communities in Hungary.
When the restrictions of movement and the temporary closure of universities were announced, both Roma Special Collegia of RCH suspended their operation – at least within the walls of the institutions. Activities are still just as intensive as before.
We are in the same boat as we navigate the unprecedented crisis due to the Pandemic. Like many of our partner churches around the world, RCH extended its pastoral care presence on phone and online, both regarding timeframe and the number of the volunteers.
Hungarian Reformed Church Aid is cooperating with civic partners to support vulnerable children in need of mentoring. Matching voluntary mentors and children, with professional support, is key of the program.
It is not possible to reduce the chance of the coronavirus penetrate into social institutions to zero, says András Beszterczey, head of the Diaconal Office. However, he is sure that nurses in Reformed social institutions would never leave their patients alone.
Pastoral letter of the Presidium of the General Convent of the Hungarian Reformed Church in the days of the COVID-19 epidemic, to the Hungarian reformed congregations in Hungary, Slovakia, Ukraine, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.
Photo Report about the first drive-in Church worship in Hungary that was held by the city congregation of Buda in an emptied parking lot of the capital. Socially distanced, still physically close, the congregation celebrated Sunday worship in true fellowship.