The Reformed Church in Hungary, in cooperation with the Reformed Church in Transcarpathia (Ukraine), recently hosted the “Ukraine Future Conference” from the 14th-17th of July. To reaffirm their continuing solidarity, partner churches and organizations worldwide gathered in Budapest to listen to and discuss interpretations of just peace and reconciliation.
The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland (CoS) has visited Ukraine and Hungary to find out how donations from CoS members are being used to support people affected by the war. Lord Jim Wallace was joined by Rt. Rev. Susan Brownand Rev. Ian Alexander.
On 19 April, the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid delivered a humanitarian transport containing seeds to Transcarpathia from its warehouse in Beregdaroc. In the "Seeds of Hope" program, a total of 11 tonnes of seeds were delivered to the border region by HRCA. The total value of the transport exceeds one hundred thousand euros.
The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) offered three minibuses to better facilitate the distribution of donations in Transcarpathia. The new vehicles will transport food and hygiene products collected in Hungary to the Reformed Church in Ukraine.
Shortage of medicines and doctors is plaguing hospitals in Transcarpathia, while more and more patients are arriving from inside Ukraine. Since the outbreak of the war, the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid has been offering help thanks to donations. This time, more than 3 million forints worth of medicines were delivered to the Central City Clinical Hospital in Uzhhorod.
A delegation from Korea, composed of senior officialy of the Presbyterian Church of Korea (PCK) and the Korean Diakonia visited RCH and the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid. Korean Diakonia and the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid signed a Memorandum of Understanding confirming their cooperation for the sake of the people of the war-tornUkraine.
Due to the war in Ukraine, human lives are at risk, people lack basic supplies and have been forced to leave their homes. IDPs have reached the Western part of Ukraine and refugees are arriving to Hungary in growing numbers. The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid has been providing emergency response from the first day. Daily update.