The Reformed Church in Transcarpathia, Ukraine, celebrated the hundredth anniversary of its foundation in a thanksgiving worship on October 29th. Bishops from Hungary served at the event, which took place in the church in Beregszász (Berehove), Ukraine.
On October 6, the Conference of European Churches (CEC), in cooperation with the Institute of Ecumenical Studies of the Ukrainian Catholic University and the International Forum 16th Ecumenical Social Week, organized a hybrid panel comprising Ukrainian church representatives to explore questions of peace and reconciliation.
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.
Partner churches and organizations from across the globe gathered in Budapest between the 14-15th July to attend the Ukraine Future Conference, initiated by the Reformed Church in Hungary in cooperation with the Reformed Church in Transcarpathia (Ukraine)
When two congregations in Pennsylvania came together for their annual summer camp, they wanted to find a way to support the people of Ukraine. With the help of international partners, they purchased and sent 92 Luci Lights to congregations in Transcarpathia.
On May 4-5, 2023, the Area Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches in Europe (WCRC Europe) met in Thessaloniki, Greece, to discuss issues affecting member churches. Among those issues, Representatives of the European Reformed churches addressed responses to the humanitarian and political situation caused by the war in Ukraine.
We talked to Sándor Fábián Zán, Bishop of the Hungarian Reformed Church in Transcarpathia (KRE), candidate of the 2022 elections. Among other things, he talked about the past 16 years of his term as Bishop, his current life situation, the present and the future of the Reformed Church.
"It is time to decide whether we want to be helpful. We have the opportunity to change, to turn to God," said Sándor Zán Fábián, Bishop of the Transcarpathian Reformed Church, in his sermon at the Hold utca Reformed Church in Budapest on Sunday, February 26.
The installation of Sándor Zán Fábián was held in a packed church on Saturday, January 28. In addition to the bishops and lay presidents from the Reformed Church of the Carpathian Basin, the event was attended by leaders of state and civil organizations from Hungary and Transcarpathia.