In a second ecumenical roundtable meeting convened by the World Council of Churches on 10 June in Bossey, Switzerland, senior representatives of WCC member churches from several European countries , including Bishop Zoltán Balog of RCH, gathered to consult each other on relevant developments.
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.
The Mission Service of the Reformed Church in Hungary has published an appeal in connection with the war in Ukraine and the refugees fleeing forced to leave their home due to the atrocities. They encourage Hungarian congregations to gather regularly for prayer and to sing the "hymn" of the Reformed Church in Transcarpathia. Read and join the call.
Sándor Zán Fábián, Bishop of the Reformed Church in Transcarpathia, Ukraine, has served as pastor of the reformed congregation in Mezővári for twenty-five years. The war and armed conflict will change the life of the region forever, including this small village. Since the outbreak of the war, he has been working continuously, spending his days helping those in need, including refugees and internally displaced persons. An interview.
"We will stay until we see smoke over the pass," my colleague in Transcarpathia, Ukraine, says resolutely into the phone. This is the story of a thirty-five year old Hungarian reformed family father, who recounts the day the war broke out in Ukraine.