Upon the proposal and request of the Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary, the Senate of Károli Gáspár University at its session on 22 February 2021 endorsed unanimously that vice rector for educational affairs Dr Ágnes Czine shall continue her service as acting rector.
Looking back on the past six years we collected highlights of the life and ministry of the Church under the guidance of the outgoing Synod. We focus, in a sense of gratitude to God and to our partners, on those moments and priorities which involved international cooperation.
Najla Kassab, President of the World Communion of Reformed Churches and reformed pastor in the Middle East shared her heartfelt wishes and words of appreciation to Bishop Dr. István Szabó, outgoing ministerial President of the Synod of RCH.
The Reformed Roma Special College in Budapest (RefoRom) launched a campaign to help disadvantaged roma students, collecting donations so the students are able to buy the right quality and amount of food, notes, books and clothing for themselves.
The job is done well when refugee students are constantly starting classes and leaving. If the teaching is good, the acknowledgment is appreciated by the teacher. Inteview with Ákos Urbán, teacher at the Refugee Ministry.
Parviz Khyber former client and than colleague of the Refugee Ministry and its implementing partner, the Kalunba Non-Profit was accepted to the expert group of the European Commission on the views of migrants on asylum and integration.
RCH joined the initiative of the Christian Solidarity International (CSI) urging to stop sanctions against Syria. Bishop István Szabó supports the appeal and signed the open letter to presidents of the US and the European Council.
RCH joined the initiative of the Karachi based Tehillim School of Church Music & Worship in partnership with the Presbyterian Church of Pakistan to support the reformed families in the country as they prepare for Christmas and witness about Christ's love for all.
The church didn’t receive its mandate from the world, this is why the outgoing ministerial president of the Synod of Reformed Church in Hungary didn’t care about the expectations of society during his long service. Interview about 18 years in office with Bishop István Szabó.
In the past months congregations of the four Church Districts of RCH elected Bishops and Lay Presidents. The new Synod will be constituted on 17th February 2021 and will elect the Ordained and Lay President of RCH. All the candidates at a glance.
“The consequence of forgiveness is that we can invite each other – into our congregations, our church and our Christianity” – said at his inauguration the Bishop of the Danubian Reformed Church District on January 25.
The newly elected Assembly of the Transtibiscan Church District was constituted in Debrecen in form of a video conference on 30 January. Members confirmed the result of the elections and chose new officers.
Each member of the new Synod of RCH will have a free mandate and can choose presidents and vice-presidents of the highest decisions making body freely. Communique on the election of the Presidents of RCH correcting false press statements.
The constituting meeting of the newly elected General Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary elected Bishop Zoltán Balog as Ministerial President and Chief Elder János Molnár as Lay President of the Synod.