There are people, who want to discriminate them, who want to misuse them and there are those people, who want to help them. So did the Hungarian Youth together with more volunteers from other countries in Europe and Middle East.
It is only a week before Starpoint begins where Keresztkérdés is going to perform as well. As of this occasion, we have been talking with Dani Kübler, the frontline man and Ildi Nagy, one of the singers, about the band, their aims and plans.
Szabolcs Szontágh head of the Youth Office of RCH and Margit Tímea Kiss the Starpoint Festival Coordinator had talks about this year’s Starpoint Festival which will take place on 21st - 25th July in Tata, Hungary.
Nurturing future generations of pastors is an important task for any church denomination. In the RCH, one way this is realized is through a scholarship program where students have the opportunity to study abroad for a year.
The number of matriculated students at Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary increased again. The institution has expanded and is now waiting to welcome students in September with a new building. Rector Péter Balla also told us if he would be applying for the church elections this autumn.
At the Konfi+ conference on 24-27 August, youth workers of the Carpathian Basin will discuss the possibilities of calling young adults. Why is it so hard for the Church to address these ages nowadays? We asked Szabolcs Szontágh, the head of the youth office of Reformed Church in Hungary.
Is there democracy in the Church? Are politicians allowed to talk about God? Why are we lamenting when a “bearded lady” becomes the example to be followed in Europe? István Bogárdi Szabó, the bishop of the Danubian Reformed Church District shared his thoughts before Zsuzsa Fekete’s microphone.
The Fact-finding Historian Committee (TTB) is about to finish its assignment. István Szabadi, secretary of the committee and director of the Transtibiscan Reformed Church District’s archive gave an account of its results during the April Synod session.
Teachers have to gain experience at schools, medical residents at hospitals and theologians in congregations before they start their life-long professional careers. Hunor Attila Koncz - spending his fourth year at university, studying theology - decided to spend his internship in Geneva, the cradle of Calvinism.
On behalf of the Reformed Church in Hungary, I welcome you to our new website acquainting you with our life and ministry. We offer regular news updates to inform you about events and issues within our community. Please, challenge us. I greatly appreciate your interest in our life. Yours, Bishop Gusztáv Bölcskei
New urban congregations, a flatter church structure and greater emphasis on the role of donations – Levente Kovács considers these changes crucial for the Reformed Church. We spoke with the general secretary of the Hungarian Banking Association in connection with the Church's revision process.
Ágnes studied at vocational school, worked in a factory for 17 years and then they sent her away. Her dreams did not come true, but she was able to start a new life. She found her place in a reformed congregation and now works as one of the most active members of her congregation.
The 24th-25th of May will be a festival weekend in the Hungarian Reformed Church (HRC). In Budapest we celebrate the reformed unity with the traditional 3-day long music festival, while in Debrecen a full-day reunion will commemorate the fifth anniversary of the HRC’s Constituting Synod in 2009. We asked Zoltán Tarr, the general secretary of the Reformed Church in Hungary about the latter.
It is the Churches’ mission to make the Bible available for everyone – said Viktor Kókai Nagy. We asked the communication director of the new revised Bible translation, which was recently finished, about the new means and ways they use to help the Hungarian Bible Society spread the Word of God.
Perhaps finding an article about graveside services on a youth webpage requires some explanation, but maybe there is nothing to explain: the story of Easter is connected to cemeteries, a place of quietness.
A book of Reformed doctrines accidentally caught in the hands of Mihai Androne completely changed his life. We spoke with the professor from the Theological Academy of Cluj-Napoca about the jubilee for the 450th anniversary of the Heidelberg Catechism and what Protestantism means for him.