Donation Campaign Finishes in June

2018. június 20., tags: heks, HEKS, middle east, Middle East

Till the end of June we can still support the Syrian children who are living under difficult circumstances - even with the price of a scoop of ice-cream - reads in the final call for donations of the Church Aid.

Donation Campaign Finishes in June

2018. június 20., tags: heks, HEKS, middle east, Middle East

Till the end of June we can still support the Syrian children who are living under difficult circumstances - even with the price of a scoop of ice-cream - reads in the final call for donations of the Church Aid.

God’s Kingdom Visible in Education

2018. május 30., tags: education, heks, HEKS, roma ministry

Colleagues of the Reformed Church in Hungary’s Roma Mission and HEKS-RCH joint project organized a workshop on the Inclusive Reformed Primary Schools at the Synod Office. The participants learned about the position of Hungarian primary education institutions regarding inclusion, discussed the topic during a roundtable session, and shared their practical experiences of the Inclusion Index.

God’s Kingdom Visible in Education

2018. május 30., tags: education, heks, HEKS, roma ministry

Colleagues of the Reformed Church in Hungary’s Roma Mission and HEKS-RCH joint project organized a workshop on the Inclusive Reformed Primary Schools at the Synod Office. The participants learned about the position of Hungarian primary education institutions regarding inclusion, discussed the topic during a roundtable session, and shared their practical experiences of the Inclusion Index.

Integration Country Program in Full Swing

2017. szeptember 13., tags: heks, HEKS, refugee ministry, refugee

In February 2017, the RCH and Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER) cooperated on a Country Program for Hungary, making refugee integration one of the main priorities. As the school year begins, the HEKS/EPER-funded project is in full swing, helping children at an after-school program and sensitizing the wider church about issues surrounding human migration.

Integration Country Program in Full Swing

2017. szeptember 13., tags: heks, HEKS, refugee ministry, refugee

In February 2017, the RCH and Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER) cooperated on a Country Program for Hungary, making refugee integration one of the main priorities. As the school year begins, the HEKS/EPER-funded project is in full swing, helping children at an after-school program and sensitizing the wider church about issues surrounding human migration.

Refugee Integration in Focus

2017. február 17., tags: refugee, refugee ministry, HEKS, heks

Following months of dedicated work, the RCH and Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER) have cooperated on a Country Program (CP) for Hungary to be in effect from 2017-2020. This is the second CP between the two organizations and will focus on the RCH’s Roma Mission as well as the Refugee Integration. 

Refugee Integration in Focus

2017. február 17., tags: refugee, refugee ministry, HEKS, heks

Following months of dedicated work, the RCH and Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER) have cooperated on a Country Program (CP) for Hungary to be in effect from 2017-2020. This is the second CP between the two organizations and will focus on the RCH’s Roma Mission as well as the Refugee Integration. 

Historic Support from Switzerland

2017. január 24., tags: partnership, HEKS, heks

Dr. István Szabó, Presiding Bishop of RCH, recently traveled to Switzerland to celebrate HEKS’ 29th annual Eastern Europe Day. Bishop Szabó gave the keynote speech, discussing social responsibility in light of the Reformation. 

Historic Support from Switzerland

2017. január 24., tags: partnership, HEKS, heks

Dr. István Szabó, Presiding Bishop of RCH, recently traveled to Switzerland to celebrate HEKS’ 29th annual Eastern Europe Day. Bishop Szabó gave the keynote speech, discussing social responsibility in light of the Reformation. 

HEKS Helps to Strengthen Communities in Transcarpathia

2016. november 08., tags: reformed church in subcarpathia, hungarian reformed church (hrc), heks, Ukraine, HEKS, ukraine, Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc)

Visitors from HEKS recently traveled to Transcarpathia with members of the RCH to attend a consultation in coordination with the Diaconal Coordination Center (DCO) of the Transcarpathian Reformed Church (TRC). The group was in Transcarpathia from October 24-27 to see what the DCO is doing in the area and to show support for the projects done in mutual cooperation with HEKS. 

HEKS Helps to Strengthen Communities in Transcarpathia

2016. november 08., tags: reformed church in subcarpathia, hungarian reformed church (hrc), heks, Ukraine, HEKS, ukraine, Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc)

Visitors from HEKS recently traveled to Transcarpathia with members of the RCH to attend a consultation in coordination with the Diaconal Coordination Center (DCO) of the Transcarpathian Reformed Church (TRC). The group was in Transcarpathia from October 24-27 to see what the DCO is doing in the area and to show support for the projects done in mutual cooperation with HEKS. 

New Focus, Same Commitment

2016. szeptember 05., tags: partnership, HEKS, heks

Following a June meeting with Swiss Interchurch Aid (HEKS), HEKS and RCH have signed a memorandum of commitment for another three-year country program (CP) in Hungary. This CP will focus on continued Roma outreach as well as on the integration and inclusion of refugees.

New Focus, Same Commitment

2016. szeptember 05., tags: partnership, HEKS, heks

Following a June meeting with Swiss Interchurch Aid (HEKS), HEKS and RCH have signed a memorandum of commitment for another three-year country program (CP) in Hungary. This CP will focus on continued Roma outreach as well as on the integration and inclusion of refugees.

Renewed Commitment for Cooperation

2016. június 24., tags: partnership, HEKS, heks

The historic partnership between Swiss Interchurch Aid (HEKS) and the Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) continues as members of both organizations gathered in Budapest June 23-24 to discuss their ongoing partnership work in the region. The meeting focused on the wildly successful three-year Country Program (CP) in Hungary and the future priorities for continuing it for the next four years.

Renewed Commitment for Cooperation

2016. június 24., tags: partnership, HEKS, heks

The historic partnership between Swiss Interchurch Aid (HEKS) and the Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) continues as members of both organizations gathered in Budapest June 23-24 to discuss their ongoing partnership work in the region. The meeting focused on the wildly successful three-year Country Program (CP) in Hungary and the future priorities for continuing it for the next four years.

Even One Hour Can Help

2016. február 19., tags: roma mission, HEKS, interview, roma ministry, Roma, roma, róma, heks

Rev István Lakó, the Assistant Pastor and Roma Mission Leader of the Reformed Congregation in Salétrom Street, in the eighth District of Budapest, talks to the RCH about the unique ministry happening there. He discusses the set-up of the Roma ministry that takes place there, the special draw that this work has for volunteers, and the importance of making volunteering something that is easy for people to do.

Even One Hour Can Help

2016. február 19., tags: roma mission, HEKS, interview, roma ministry, Roma, roma, róma, heks

Rev István Lakó, the Assistant Pastor and Roma Mission Leader of the Reformed Congregation in Salétrom Street, in the eighth District of Budapest, talks to the RCH about the unique ministry happening there. He discusses the set-up of the Roma ministry that takes place there, the special draw that this work has for volunteers, and the importance of making volunteering something that is easy for people to do.

Steps Toward Social Inclusion

2014. július 02., tags: roma ministry, report, HEKS, heks

The Swiss Interchurch Aid (HEKS) Regional Partner Meeting of Eastern Europe and Western Balkans was organised in Kosovo and Serbia on inclusion of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians at the beginning of June 2014. The Reformed Church in Hungary, as a partner organization of HEKS since September 2013, was represented by the Roma Mission Office of the General Synod's Mission Department.

Steps Toward Social Inclusion

2014. július 02., tags: roma ministry, report, HEKS, heks

The Swiss Interchurch Aid (HEKS) Regional Partner Meeting of Eastern Europe and Western Balkans was organised in Kosovo and Serbia on inclusion of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians at the beginning of June 2014. The Reformed Church in Hungary, as a partner organization of HEKS since September 2013, was represented by the Roma Mission Office of the General Synod's Mission Department.

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We encourage you to read our  former GM intern Kearstin Bailey's blog about her time, spent in Hungary.