HRCA Medical Team serves to Rohingyas

HRCA Medical Team serves to Rohingyas

The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid aims to help and serve among Rohingya refugees in Kutupalong, Bangladesh. The HRCA has launched a donation campaign in order to support this mission.

Our Church

Facts and Statistics

In Hungary, 1.15 million people claimed a Reformed affiliation in the 2011 Census, including 600,000 active in Reformed congregations.

 

Our Call

Following the call of Christ, the RCH aims to be a witness in the world, fulfilling a faithful mission and strives to live as an ever-reforming church.

 

History

For many centuries, our Reformed church has played a significant role in the historical and cultural development of Hungary.

 

Organisation

Congregations are considered the most fundamental unit of our church, based on the principle: "the church exists in its congregations."

 

Hungarian Reformed Community

The Hungarian Reformed Church is composed of the Hungarian-speaking Reformed churches in the Carpathian Basin.

 

Diaspora

The Hungarian Reformed Church (HRC) is the "mother" of many Hungarian Reformed churches and communities all over the world. 

 

Ecumenical Relations

The RCH works with different ecumenical organizations across Hungary to demonstrate its dedication to “Communion as unity in diversity."

Roma Ministry

God’s Kingdom Visible in Education

Kép: God’s Kingdom Visible in Education

Colleagues of the Reformed Church in Hungary’s Roma Mission and HEKS-RCH joint project organized a workshop on the Inclusive Reformed Primary Schools at the Synod Office.

Clinging to the talented ones like a thistle

In the primary school of Véménd, there are two groups of mostly Roma children, supported by HEKS (Swiss Interchurch Aid) for more than a year, where there has been an exemplary gifted children’s program.

Dreams Do Come True

Special Meeting of the Christian Roma Collegium Network took place at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences on the 20th of January, where former and current students of the RCH's instituions were present as well.

Church and Society

Mission to the People

Mission is a priority task in the life of the RCH. Through active mission, our church reaches out to every needy group in Hungarian society.

 

Diaconia

The diaconal service aims to reach people in need and motivate Reformed congregations to "Carry each other's burdens." (Gal. 6:2)

 

Institutions

The RCH fulfills its mission through maintaining certain institutions that serve not only their local communities, but people nationwide.

International Ecumenical Relations

Partnership and Co-operation

The partnership and cooperation with churches and organisations around the world, has always played a major role in the life of the RCH.

 

Coordination of Ecumenical Relations

The International and Ecumenical Committee, assisted by the Ecumenical Advisory Board, is responsible for the RCH’s ecumenical strategy.

 

Mission Coworkers

The RCH believes it is important to deepen the relationships with partner churches by inviting and welcoming mission coworkers.

 

Congregational Partnerships - Twinning

If you are interested in establishing a partnership with a Hungarian Reformed congregation, please contact us!

Witness, Justice, Hospitality: CEC Assembly has Finished

Kép: Witness, Justice, Hospitality: CEC Assembly has Finished
After nine full days of worship, listening and learning, the 2018 Novi Sad General Assembly of the Conference of European Churches has drawn to a close. Ms. Zsuzsanna Répás of the Hungarian Reformed Church was elected to the Governing Board of CEC.

Migrants in Hungary

WCRC Reaffirms Rights of Migrants

The WCRC is gravely concerned with the denial of the fundamental human rights of refugees and those seeking asylum at various borders across the world.

Erasmus+ TUT Meeting in Budapest

The RCH hosted the Erasmus+ TUT project meeting in Budapest, taking the lead by introducing the extensive work with refugees being done in Hungary. Participants also continued discussions of the future of the project.

Those who died on the journey of hope

On the occasion of the World Refugee Day, the Hungarian Sant'Egidio Community invites Christians to remember those fellow human beings who ’died on the journey of hope.


News

A Sign of Peace and Partnership

Kép: A Sign of Peace and Partnership

A delegation from the Church of Lippe, made a partnership visit to Hungary at the end of June.

15th Celebration of the Reformed Songs Festival

The Reformed Songs Festival celebrated their 15th annual concert on 7 July 2018. Hundreds joined in song as the choirs performed at the largest musical celebration of the Hungarian Reformed Church.

The One Body of Christ

Kép: The One Body of Christ

For a second time, the Korean Presbyterian Church of Minnesota (part of PCUSA) came to Transcarpathia on a Vision Trip. Steve Chung, member of the group shares his reflection on his service and experiences in Transcarpathia, Ukraine.

Support and Solidarity within and beyond Carpathian Basin

This year the Reformed Educational Fund supported various educational institutions in the Carpathian Basin and the Scholarship Program for the Church Schools in Syria.

Donation Campaign Finishes in June

Till the end of June we can still support the Syrian children who are living under difficult circumstances - even with the price of a scoop of ice-cream - reads in the final call for donations of the Church Aid.

From Budapest to Novi Sad

Five years after Budapest, the 2018 CEC General Assembly is being held in Novi Sad, Serbia, where participants will explore the concepts of justice, witness, and hospitality from a European Christian perspective. The RCH is actively participating in the Assembly.

Our Unity is Gift and Task

The General Convent called believers to truly follow and witness Christ, even against the misuse of “Christianity” by politicians.

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Reformed Church in Hungary

Address: H-1146 Budapest, Abonyi utca 21.   

PO Box: 1140 Budapest 70, Pf. 5

Phone/Fax: + 36 1 460 0708 

Email: oikumene@reformatus.hu





Our church through American eyes

 

We encourage you to read our  former GM intern Kearstin Bailey's blog about her time, spent in Hungary.