“To my mind, the church lives in congregations that perform their ministry with conscious and committed faith – not only within the community, but also when it comes to the outside world, to society.” Interview with the new head of Mission of RCH.
8-13 March 2018, the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism was held in Arusha, Tanzania, a joint conference of the International Mission Council and the World Council of Churches’ (WCC) Commission on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME).
The Church Revision Committee recently met to discuss the continuation of its revision process. It has decided to team up with the Synod Mission Committee and developed a working plan for this cooperation, which includes consultations based upon the suggestions of its last Synod report.
Zoltán Balog, minister of Human Resources, presented several awards on 11 November, the Day of Social Work. The heads of the RCH's Homeless Ministry and Refugee Ministry as well as the Mohács-Kölked congregation social home and its director were among the recipients.
Rev. László Gonda has been a member of the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism since 2006 and together with his fellow commissioners, helped develop mission statement of the WCC entitled, Together Towards Life: Mission and Evangelism in Changing Landscapes.
Keith Kraft, a United Church of Christ pastor from the U.S., gives his reflection on the month spent alongside his wife Debbie at a summer camp for Roma in Csonkapapi, Ukraine. The camp provides weeklong programs from June through July for nearly 400 youth from several communities.
Keith Kraft, a United Church of Christ pastor from Mobridge, South Dakota (USA), arrived last week with his wife Debbie to serve at a summer camp for Roma children alongside Attila and Livia Tomes from the Reformed Roma Center in Csonkapapi, Ukraine.
An interview with Dr. Attie van Niekerk of the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa. Dr. Niekerk is a founding member and managing director of the NOVA institute. He recently visited Budapest to give a series of lectures on poverty and the redefinition of mission for today's Church.