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Amplifying the Word of Life

It was back in 2015 that Transtibiscan Bishop Károly Fekete launched the programme entitled ‘Spread the Word of God’, he visited the congregations of his church district, and during the third wave of the coronavirus pandemic he made use of modern technology to engage local pastors in a discussion on Lent.

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Dancing Message from Őrbottyán Charity Home

The residents and staff of Juhász Zsófia Reformed Charity Home danced to South African songs. The Jerusalema challenge has travelled the world and now it has reached Őrbottyán, a town in Pest county, 16 miles from the center of Budapest.

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We Need To Be More Innovative

Bridge of Love, Reformed Volunteering Day in and around Hungary will take place on 14 and 15 May, and has to be adopted to the situation created by the Coronavirus pandemic. Lilla Vad, head of the volunteer program of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) talked about the details.

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Farewell to Graduating Students

The Presidium of the Synod of RCH, Presiding Bishop Zoltán Balog and Chief Elder János Molnár, have sent a letter to students graduating from secondary schools, expressing its hope and prayers that the outgoing students will find their own way in their community, family and life.

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Interviews

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Confessional Prayer For Doctors and Nurses

Violetta Bella, a Reformed pastor from Győrszemere started a prayer group on Facebook, because she realized that doctors and nurses are reaching their limits due to the pandemic. We shall keep healthcare workers and their efforts in our thoughts and prayers.

Angela Canadey

Putting Her Plans in God’s Hands

At 23 years old Angela Canadey is serving as a coordinator for Kalunba Social Services, and member of the Churches' Commission for Migrants of Europe (CCME). Originally from Pakistan, her family fled to Hungary because of the threat their Christian faith posed to their livelihood there.

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Our Protection is in God's Hands

Bishop Zoltán Balog and Chief Elder János Molnár, Presidents of the Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary, both believe that the two most important issues at present are making decisions together and standing up for the values based on Christian faith.

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Church with Others

Roma Ministry

„Lets be open to what God is telling us!”

In 2021, the third four-year support period of HEKS (Swiss Protestant Church Aid Organization) and the Hungarian Reformed Inter-Church Agreement began. In the framework of the cooperation the Swiss organization supports the mission among Roma and disadvantaged.

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Migration and Refugee

Budapest - The City Of Light

Annamaria Apelt finished high school in 2019 and shortly after that she found herself in Budapest, as part of her social voluntary year. She volunteered with the Refugee Ministry of RCH, supporting the daily operation of RCH's implementing partner, the Kalunba Social Services Non-Profit.

Putting Her Plans in God’s Hands

At 23 years old Angela Canadey is serving as a coordinator for Kalunba Social Services, and member of the Churches' Commission for Migrants of Europe (CCME). Originally from Pakistan, her family fled to Hungary because of the threat their Christian faith posed to their livelihood there.

We Are Citizens Of God's Kingdom

Pakistani and Hungarian, but above all: Christian. This is how Angela Canadey, coordinator of the Refugee Ministry of RCH - who arrived in Hungary as a refugee with her family - speaks about herself.

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Christians in Minority

The Hungarian Support Saved Reformed Schools in Lebanon

Two partner churches of the Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) received aid through the Hungary Helps Program in the past two years, the project period closed on the end of 2020. The Hungarian help served Reformed institutions of the country which are in critical condition and made bigger investments possible.

Supporting the Near East School of Theology

During a video conference on December 22nd, the Debrecen Reformed Theological University (DRHE), the Transtibiscan Diocese and the Both Antal Theological and Cultural Foundation delivered their joint donation to the Protestant theological school in Beirut, which suffered damage in the explosions on August 4th.

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Elections 2020

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The Watershed

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.

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Election Almost Complete

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.

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Zoltán Balog Inaugurated as Bishop

“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.

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Károly Fekete Confirmed as Bishop

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.

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Committed to Serve in Unity

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.

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