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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To partners of the Reformed Church in Hungary Dear friends, I would herewith like to present you the Emergency Response Plan of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid for the situation in Ukraine, and on its behalf, call you to prayerful solidarity with the reformed community in Sub-Carpathia. Many of you have asked for additional information, and I hope this document answers some of your questions. However, if you have more questions, I encourage you to contact the Reformed Church Aid directly, as they are staying abreast of the happenings in Ukraine and are much more informed than I. Rev. Barnabás Balogh, CEO firstname.lastname@example.org Dániel Osgyán, Head of International Department email@example.com If you wish to support the Church Aid through monetary donations, please use the following information found below. For more news on the situation in Ukraine, please click here. Thank you for your continued interest, prayers of support and solidarity. In Christ, Balázs Ódor Ecumenical Officer, Reformed Church in Hungary Donation Information Account holder: Magyar Református Szeretetszolgálat Alapítvány (Reformed Church Aid) Address of Church Aid: 1146 Budapest, Hungária krt. 200. Bank: CIB BANK Zrt Address of Bank: 1027 BUDAPEST, MEDVE U. 4-14., Hungary SWIFT: CIBHHUHB IBAN: HU59-1070-2019-8500-8898-5040-0003
“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free” (John 8:32)
During a discussion on 15th August 2014, Sub-Carpathian church leaders and representatives of the local government informed the leaders of HRCA about the actual political and social situation. In addition, the leaders of HRCA informed the local leaders about the possible assistance capacities. Based on this discussion we have assigned the following tasks.
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