The Presbyterian organisation Tehillim Pakistan has started a food supply campaign for day labourers and marginalized poor Christian families amidst of COVID-19 lockdown in Karachi. Also Muslim families in need received food packages and support.
The Presidency of the Synod sent an open letter to the staff of the diaconal institutions and healtcare workers of RCH expressing gratitude and appreciation for their restless work in times of the pandemic.
Bishop Dr. István Szabó addressed a pastoral letter of acknowledgment and encouragement to the ministers serving in RCH’s congregations. In the letter below, he expresses his gratitude for the persistence, creativity and care of local ministers.
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.
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.
"There is no greater joy than to know that life has conquered death," even in the shadow of the pandemic, reminds the Joint Easter message of the Hungarian Catholic Bishops’ Conference and the Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hungary.