The inaugural meeting of the Synod will take place at the Károli Gáspár University of RCH – as decided at the joint meeting of the outgoing, continuing and incoming members of the Presidency Council on Wednesday.
“God’s love exceeds the limits of earthly life, and places every moment of our reality in the breadth of eternal life,” said József Steinbach, reformed Bishop and president of the Ecumenical Council at the opening service of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
As we welcome the New Year 2021, we reflect on the events of 2020: we grieve our losses and give thanks for the blessings we experienced. For this occaison we collected the top articles and the most viewed videos of 2020 from our website.
Over the past year, we have had to face unexpected situations month after month, yet we have experienced that our Heavenly Father has not left us alone. Newly elected Lay Presidents of RCH about their hope for the year 2021.
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.
The Reformed Christian Calvinist Church in Croatia opened their out of use parishes for the victim families of the earthquake in Petrinja. The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) launched a fundraising campaign to support reconstruction works.
Over the past year, we have had to face unexpected situations month after month, yet we have experienced that our Heavenly Father has not left us alone. Newly elected Bishops of RCH about their hope for the year 2021.
"Do not worry, even if we are struggling in the arena, the angels barrack for us from the grandstand." Now he can meet and join them. Ferenc Szűcs, reformed pastor, Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology, passed away at the age of 79 years.
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.
On December 16, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received the keys of the building which the Government of Hungary gave to the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate to administer as a Syriac Center for the period of 50 years.
RCH is preparing for Christmas with a unique virtual advent calendar. The short, heart-warming daily messages help people realize: even if they in physical distance from their loved ones and friends, they are not alone.
The European Commission launched a call for applications to set up an expert group on the views of migrants in the fields of migration, asylum and integration policies. Parviz Khyber former client and than colleague of the Refugee Ministry of RCH and its implementing partner, the Kalunba Non-Profit organization was accepted to the expert group.
In the past months congregations of the four Church Districts of RCH elected Bishops and Lay Presidents. The new Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary will be constituted on 17th February 2021. It will elect the the Ordained and Lay President of RCH.
The Reformed Roma Special College in Budapest (RefoRom) launched a campaign to help disadvantaged roma students in their studies and living. The College is collecting donations so the students are able to buy the right quality and amount of food, notes, books and clothing for themselves.
‘Real integration is only possible if we prepare not only the people with disabilities for indipendent living, but also their environment to embrace a helping attitude,' reminded the head of the Diaconal Office at the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
The Wishlist project of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) proved to be a success: 1800 donors offered support to fulfill Christmas wishes of 2020 children in a total value of 50 000 EUR. One of the gifts came all the way from Australia.