As a minister for families she also deals with homemaking. Katalin Novák, Goodwill Ambassador of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid introduced us into her spiritual home and shared her thoughts about faith, mission and education.
Lilla Vad joined the staff team of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid in February 2009 as the coordinator of the Bridge of Love program. During her more than a decade of service, she has experienced the growth of the organization and the multiplication of tasks.
The news of children dying of starvation or homeless people freezing to death deeply sadden and trouble all people of good will and create a sense of helplessness. In Hungary too, there are many disadvantaged families who do not have warm or even cold food on the table every day.
The spirit of László Ravasz as well as the results of his building and development work are just as much alive today as the painful wound caused by a mistake he made. István Bogárdi Szabó, former Bishop of the Danubian Reformed Church District, about one of the most outstanding members of the “great generation of his predecessors”.
Suicide is the third most common cause of death among 15-19 year old young people Hungary. The school year has barely started and a 16-year-old boy has already given up his life because he was bullied by his classmates. Interview with Attila Gecse, grief therapist and hospital chaplain about the Church's responsibility.
Entering the life of a town is a slow process for us, which is a conscious aim of ours, as we hope to achieve organic development, says Lívia Böröcz, Head of the Development and Integration Programme of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid.
Reproductive medicine has made significant progress in recent decades, which gives childless couples new hope and prospects. But do spouses have the right to defy biological infertility by artificial means? An interview with Rev. Enikő Lakatos, hospital chaplain at the Assisted Reproduction Centre.
Mrs. Ferenc Gondi, host of the Morning Star After-School, an institution for Roma children in Kecskemét, is a real angel in everyday life. The National Roma Ministry of RCH recognized her ministry granting her the 2021 Reformed Roma Pedagogical Assistant of the Year Award.
Starpoint Youth Festival has started today. In an inteview, Rev. László Thoma, the "main speaker" of the event spoke about issues around the theme of the meeting; individual freedom, the misconceptions regarding “Christian freedom”, as well as opportunities for finding common ground.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Violetta Bella, a Reformed pastor from Győrszemere started a prayer group on Facebook, because she realized that doctors and nurses are reaching their limits due to the pandemic. We shall keep healthcare workers and their efforts in our thoughts and prayers.
At 23 years old Angela Canadey is serving as a coordinator for Kalunba Social Services, and member of the Churches' Commission for Migrants of Europe (CCME). Originally from Pakistan, her family fled to Hungary because of the threat their Christian faith posed to their livelihood there.
Bishop Zoltán Balog and Chief Elder János Molnár, Presidents of the Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary, both believe that the two most important issues at present are making decisions together and standing up for the values based on Christian faith.
The British mutation of the novel coronavirus is spreading faster than previous variants, which makes further restrictions necessary, says Dr. Miklós Szabó, a reformed elder, medical doctor and associate professor at Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest.