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. Gusztáv Bölcskei - Presiding Bishop of the General Synod of the RCH
Dr. Pál Huszár - Lay President of the General Synod of the RCH
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Reformed Church in Hungary
Abonyi utca 21
PO Box: 1140-Budapest, 70, Pf. 5
Phone: + 36 1 460 0708
Documents and Reports
English and German worship services in Budapest
If you speak English and you stay in Budapest, we invite you to visit the service of St. Columba's Presbyterian Church (The Scottish Mission).
Wenn Sie in Budapest verweilen und gerne an einem deutschsprachigen Gottesdienst teilnehmen, dann besuchen Sie die Deutschsprachige Evangelisch - Reformierte Kirchgemeinde in Budapest
Workers of the Reformed Deaf Mission reach out to hearing impaired Reformed people all around the country, cooperating with local congregations to integrate these disabled people into the life of the community.
Telephone and Skype Counselling
Those who are visually impaired or blind are reluctant to go out, they are reserved and rarely seek the company of others. The mission for the blind wishes to change all that through its training called Basic Rehabilitation Group of the Blind.
Many travellers arrive at the airport filled with anxiety, in an upset state of mind, as they are forced to give up control over their lives. In an altitude of ten thousand metres, somewhere between the earth and the sky, they have no choice but to rely on their fellow human beings. Rev. Andrea Krasznai is available at the airport to have pastoral counseling with travellers and employees, and she also meets various foreign and Hungarian groups and delegations. She prays and blesses those who embark on a journey.
In Hungary there are 17,000 prison inmates living in incarceration. Those who undergo a change are able to lead a life based on faith not only among the prison walls but also after their release.