"There was nothing left to do but raise my hands and beg God. " - Meet the person and learn the story behind the face of this year's 1% campaign.
In Hungary, 1.15 million people claimed a Reformed affiliation in the 2011 Census, including 600,000 active in Reformed congregations.
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.
For many centuries, our Reformed church has played a significant role in the historical and cultural development of Hungary.
Congregations are considered the most fundamental unit of our church, based on the principle: "the church exists in its congregations."
The Hungarian Reformed Church is composed of the Hungarian-speaking Reformed churches in the Carpathian Basin.
The Hungarian Reformed Church (HRC) is the "mother" of many Hungarian Reformed churches and communities all over the world.
The RCH works with different ecumenical organizations across Hungary to demonstrate its dedication to “Communion as unity in diversity."
Partnership is an invaluable asset for today’s global church, but it is also a broad term that encompasses many different forms of agreement and cooperation. Never is this more evident than the partnership between the Reformed Church in Hungary and Global Ministries in the USA.
Church and Society
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.
The diaconal service aims to reach people in need and motivate Reformed congregations to "Carry each other's burdens." (Gal. 6:2)
The RCH fulfills its mission through maintaining certain institutions that serve not only their local communities, but people nationwide.
International Ecumenical Relations
The partnership and cooperation with sister churches and organisations around the world, has always played a major role in the life of the RCH.
The International and Ecumenical (Relations) Committee, assisted by the Ecumenical Advisory Board, is responsible for the RCH’s ecumenical strategy.
The RCH believes it is important to deepen the relationships with partner churches by inviting and welcoming mission coworkers.
If you are interested in establishing a partnership with a Hungarian Reformed congregation, please contact us!
The RCH's 1% campaign would like to show conversion and the inner and outer change that comes with it. We have looked for real life stories with real flesh and blood people behind them, whose lives have completely turned around by receiving the gospel and through the service of the Reformed Church.
The bishop and lay president of the Királyhágómellék District of the Reformed Church in Romania, a member of the Hungarian Reformed Church in the Carpathian Basin, have released the following statement of solidarity for the Reformed Church in Ukraine.
Park One Ho, the senior pastor of the Lord Church in Seoul, South Korea, was a recent guest of the Reformed Church in Hungary. With more than 12,000 active members, his congregation, Lord Church, is one of the largest congregations of the Presbyterian Church in Korea.
The RCH hosted a conference about childhood trauma - what is it, what are its effects, and how to work with traumatized children. The keynote speaker was Eamon Anderson, a social worker working with American Indian tribes and childhood trauma researcher at the University of Montana.
In response to the controversy surrounding the Holocaust Memorial Year in Hungary, the Council of Christians and Jews, representing the member Jewish organizations and Christian churches in Hungary, has released a statement.
What is the connection between a European Youth Presbytery Meeting of the Church of Scotland and the Reformed Church in Hungary?
The second trial regarding the unveiling the Miklós Horthy statue at Szabadság Square was held on 20 February. The Church's legal advisor and the legal representation of Loránt Hegedűs Jr. have both given their closing arguments. The verdict will be announced on 7 March.
Statement of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid regarding the situation in Ukraine: For a week now the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid has been following the situation in Ukraine closely and has taken preparatory measures in the case of humanitarian disaster.
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Reformed Church in Hungary
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PO Box: 1140-Budapest, 70, Pf. 5
Phone: + 36 1 460 0708