On Ash Wednesday over 3000 Christians from 80 countries around the globe joined in a powerful prayer service of lament and solidarity with all those suffering from the effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Our Reformed Church in Transcarpathia offered an eyewitness report and prayer.
His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II held a reception in honor of Bishop Zoltán Balog, Ministerial President of the Synod of RCH during a visit of the Hungarian delegation in Syria, led by the Bishop.
Márta Sebestyén is a household name in Hungary, but why was she chosen by the leadership of the Reformed Church in Hungary to be one of the faces introducing the new Reformed Hymnal? An inspiring and thoughtful interview.
Károli Gáspár University of the RCH founded a scholarship scheme to provide study opportunities for young Christian students who are living in minority in selected countries in the Middle-East, Asia and Africa. The University offers 5 full scholarship a year. Deadline for applications is 30th April.
At the invitation of Bishop Zoltán Balog, ministerial president of the Synod, a delegation from Lebanon and Syria visited RCH, among them Rev. Najla Kassab, President of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC).
Every year, on the last Sunday of October, the RCH church members dedicate their offering to support the renovation of church buildings of a single congregation selected by the leadership of the four Church Districts and confirmed by the Synod of RCH.
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.
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.
A szíriai háború közepette Mathilde Sabbagh, amint befejezte teológiai tanulmányait, visszatért szülővárosába, az északkelet-szíriai Haszakehba, hogy az ifjúsági misszióban szolgáljon. Senki sem számolt azzal komolyan, hogy szolgálata újra életet hoz a gyülekezetbe.