The new official Hymnbook of the Reformed Church in Hungary is now out. The publication contains 210 new hymns and will be available from 27 September. The volume marks the end of a more than ten-year process.
Suicide is the third most common cause of death among 15-19 year old young people Hungary. The school year has barely started and a 16-year-old boy has already given up his life because he was bullied by his classmates. Interview with Attila Gecse, grief therapist and hospital chaplain about the Church's responsibility.
The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid organised a complex emergency management exercise. During the large-scale training, the medical team and the search and rescue team had to solve theoretical and practical tasks.
The Reformed Church District of Királyhágómellék celebrates a bittersweet anniversary: the centenary of its forced foundation is being commemorated in Oradea on 17-18 September. The General Convent of the Hungarian Reformed Church mandated ministerial president of the Synod of RCH as its acting president.
Entering the life of a town is a slow process for us, which is a conscious aim of ours, as we hope to achieve organic development, says Lívia Böröcz, Head of the Development and Integration Programme of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid.
“The visit of Pope Francis to Hungary strengthens us in the indescribable gift of God, Jesus Christ, in our Christian faith, culture, order and Christian ministry,” said József Steinbach, President of the Ecumenical Council of Churches (ECCH) in Hungary at a meeting with Pope Francis with representatives of the ECCH and the Jewish communities.
Reformed and Catholics must defend Europe's Christian values together, echoed a panel discussion of the 30th Economic Forum in Karpacz on Thursday afternoon. Bishop Zoltán Balog, Ministerial President of the Synod of RCH, was invited to the large-scale forum on behalf of the European churches.
Reproductive medicine has made significant progress in recent decades, which gives childless couples new hope and prospects. But do spouses have the right to defy biological infertility by artificial means? An interview with Rev. Enikő Lakatos, hospital chaplain at the Assisted Reproduction Centre.
Mrs. Ferenc Gondi, host of the Morning Star After-School, an institution for Roma children in Kecskemét, is a real angel in everyday life. The National Roma Ministry of RCH recognized her ministry granting her the 2021 Reformed Roma Pedagogical Assistant of the Year Award.
"Keep the faith, and your faith will keep you", said Bishop Zoltán Balog, President of the Synod of RCH in his sermon at the ecumenical worship service on the eve of the State Foundation Day on August 20.
The National Reformed Roma Ministry organised a seminar on Reconciliation among Nations from 6 to 8 August. During the event, which focused on the mutual reconciliation of Roma and non-Roma, lectures, dramas and small group discussions paved to way for participants to journey together from recognition of pain to mutual forgiveness.
A delegation of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid travelled to Beregszász, a city near the Hungarian border, on last Tuesday. They did not arrive empty-handed. They delivered one hundred schoolbags filled with school supplies and one hundred thousand surgical masks.
The renovation of the headquarters of the Danubian Reformed Church District and the reconstruction of the seminary and dormitory on Ráday street, which burnt down in 2019, are being rebuild in the moment in Budapest.
The Soli Deo Gloria (SDG - Glory to God alone) - Alliance of Reformed Students just turned 100 years old. The Alliance’s birthday was celebrated on the anniversary, July 10th, in Balatonszárszó, where the movement really reached its full potential.
5 days, 150 program events, 3 keynote speeches. Spiritual deepening, worship, dance, and joy, all without alcohol, yet with total liberation. An encounter with the loving God and with 2500 open, loving people who became brothers and sisters by the end of the fifth day - this was the 10th Starpoint, the festival of freedom.
Thousands of participants, including many Hungarian youngsters from across the border, are expected to attend the Starpoint Reformed Youth Festival in Debrecen, which began on Tuesday. The theme of this year's festival is freedom.