God’s Kingdom Visible in Education

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.

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

Clinging to the talented ones like a thistle

Kép: 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.

I Stand by You

Theatre performances can overwhelm and shake the audience, all the while being educational.

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

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.

RCH Presiding Bishop visits Jordan

Bogárdi István Szabó, the Presiding Bishop of the RCH visited Christian communities and shared conversations of international cooperation.

WCRC Europe Council met in Budapest

The Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches in Europe gathered for its annual meeting to conclude certain projects and gain direction for ongoing and future programs.


News

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

Kép: 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.

The Power Center of Christian-Democracy

Bishop Dr. István Bogárdi Szabó represented RCH at the inauguration of the conference and training centre of the Hungarian Scout Association.

RCH's Contribution to Year of Young People

The Church of Scotland is dedicating the year 2018 to the Young People. It began creating Prayer Cards, and the RCH has contributed with prayers of four youngsters.

WCRC Executive Committee met in Seoul

The Executive Committee of the WCRC met in Seoul. Representing Europe, Diána Erdélyi, ecumenical secretary of RCH, also attended the meeting.

Attack on Reformed Church leaders is indefensible and unjustifiable

Miklós Soltész, Minister of State for Church Relations issued a statement regarding the atrocities against leaders of the RCH who attended the inaugural meeting of the newly elected parliament.

Károli offers new MTh program in English

Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary is offering a new Master's of Theology program in English, called Biblical Perspectives in Our Society.

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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.