In light of the increased tensions on the Korean peninsula, the RCH congregation from the Great Church in Debrecen has communicated a statement of support for all of those struggling with the present uncertainty between North and South Korea.
It is fitting that the RCH's Roma Council is meeting to debate its Roma Concept today, 8 April, because it coincides with the International Roma Day. It is a day to celebrate Roma culture but also draw attention to continued discrimination that the Roma community faces.
The venue is set, theme chosen, bands lined up and speakers scheduled. Starpoint is coming! It's hard to imagine that this year's festival in Mezőtúr is only 109 days away, but rest easy, the team has been working around the clock to ensure that this Starpoint will be the best one yet!
If we honestly look inside us, it turns out that we are afraid of many things. What wakes us up from our dreams? What causes pain in our thoughts? How could we secure ourselves? We can feel our vulnerability, our fear, because we often experience our weaknesses.
The use of the cross as a symbol is considered taboo in Reformed traditions, although it is not forbidden. "The cross is not responsible for anything," however it can awaken some "painful historical memories," says Károly Fekete, rector of the Reformed Theological University of Debrecen.
The Lenten season is a time of great importance for Christians around the world. For the Reformed Church in Hungary the solemnness of Holy Week and celebration of Easter is reflected in the community's traditions.
The 2013 Easter message of the Reformed Church in Hungary is a video that examines what Easter means to 8-year-olds from class 2 B at Julianna Reformed Primary School. The students discuss why Jesus' death and resurrection is significant to them.
On 23 March, the Evangelical Reformed Church in Lithuania, a member of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, held an extraordinary Synod attended by Balázs Ódor, Ecumenical Officer of the RCH, as the representative of WCRC Europe.
On the 18th of March during a conference held at the Evangelical-Lutheran Theological University, Reformed and Lutheran bishops commemorated the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Leuenberg Concord and Protestant unity.
The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) recently organized a conference to discuss the challenges facing disabled people in Reformed congregations as well as different ways churches have attempted to address these issues.
Hungarian President János Áder announced Wednesday night in a public television address that he will sign the fourth amendment to the Constitution, which was accepted in Parliament Monday afternoon by 265 votes to 11 with 33 abstentions.
Word has finally arrived from the Reformed Christian Church in Serbia on the church's tumultuous bishop election. Béla Halász has become the bishop of the RCCS now that the final appeal period officially ended with no further appeals.
The RCH has launched a new visual marketing campaign to remind Hungarian people of the church's presence in society and motivate taxpayers to support the Reformed church when allocating 1% of their annual income tax for churches and NGOs.
The Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hungary released a statement on behalf of its member churches in response the Constitutional Court's decision on 26 February that annulled the Law on the Right to Freedom of Conscience and Religion, and on Churches, Religions and Religious Communities.
Recently, different memorials have been held remembering Rev. Endre Gyökössy, who introduced psychology and pastoral care to pastoral services in Hungary. The first was held on in the Synod Hall of the RCH and the other at Károli Gáspár Reformed University.
An interview with Dr. Attie van Niekerk of the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa. Dr. Niekerk is a founding member and managing director of the NOVA institute. He recently visited Budapest to give a series of lectures on poverty and the redefinition of mission for today's Church.