WCRC Executive Committee met in Seoul

WCRC Executive Committee met in Seoul

Representing Europe, Diána Erdélyi, ecumenical secretary of RCH, also attended the meeting.

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!

Healing Wounds

Kép: Healing Wounds
During her visit to Hungary, Rev. Najla Kassab, President of the WCRC, shared her thoughts and experiences on the life of the Hungarian Reformed community, the current situation in Syria, and the cooperation within the Communion, especially between RCH and NESSL.

Migrants in Hungary

RCH Presiding Bishop visits Jordan

Rev. István Szabó, the Presiding Bishop of the Reformed Church in Hungary, accompanied the Hungarian Minister of Justice on his official visit to Jordan. During their stay, they visited Christian communities, as well as shared conversations of terrorism and 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.

CCME Executive Committee meets and elects new General Secretary

The Executive Committee of the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) gathered for its second meeting since its election at the CCME General Assembly 2017 from 22 to 23 March in Brussels.

Hungarian Refugee Open Choir opens in Hungary

Kép: Hungarian Refugee Open Choir opens in Hungary

An initiative for cross-cultural development has been inaugurated in Hungary with the establishment of the Hungarian Refugee Open Choir.


News

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.

Religious Leaders met in Budapest

Europe’s Religious Leaders call on communities to overcome prejudice and discrimination in a statement issued at their meeting in Budapest.

Bridge of Love

Kép: Bridge of Love

The aim of the event that is organized for the 10th time is to show that the Reformed people can work together and help others

Youngsters about youth work

Everyone can be an example - that was the topic of the RCH Youth Assembly held on 6-7 April 2018, where more than forty Reformed students, high school and college, came from different parts of the country to discuss the Youth Ministry.

Global Ministries Pray for Hungary

This week the congregations of the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) offer prayers for Hungary.

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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.