Facts and Statistics
General information of the Reformed Church in Hungary in figures
In Hungary, 1.15 million people claimed a Reformed religious affiliation in the 2011 Census.
Of this 1.15 million, 600,000 are active members of a Reformed congregation.
According to the 2011 Census, the RCH is the second largest denomination in Hungary after the Roman Catholic Church.
There are 2.5 million Reformed Hungarians living in Hungary’s seven neighbouring countries (the so-called Carpathian Basin) as well as the diaspora into Western Europe, North America and Australia.
The Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) has 1,249 congregations divided into 27 presbyteries, belonging to 4 districts.
The RCH has 7,500 employees, of which 1,550 are ministers.
The RCH operates 129 educational institutions from kindergarten to university level, including 4 theological seminaries (Debrecen, Budapest, Sárospatak, Pápa) and a hospital.
The RCH has around 390 Reformed diaconal services, serving 22,800 people in need.
The current Presidium of the General Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary:
Dr. István Szabó - Presiding Bishop of the General Synod of the RCH
Dr. Pál Huszár - Lay President of the General Synod of the RCH
English, German and Korean language services in Budapest
The moderator of the GA of the Church of Scotland has delivered a speech in Debrecen on the occasion of the 150 Years Jubilee of the Scottish-Hungarian Bursary Scheme.
On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Church of Scotland Bursary programme, the Church of Scotland and the Reformed Church in Hungary has signed the memorandum of commitment.
The National Council of Churches in Korea calls the global Christian family for joint-prayer for reconciliation and reunification of the Korean Peninsula. NCCK shared the story, told by a former senior officer of the Council, as an example for the pain of many separated families.