Protest against Ban of National Anthem in Slovakia

2019. április 11., tags: general convent, reformed christian church in slovakia, General Convent, hungarian reformed church

The Synod Council of the Reformed Christian Church in Slovakia and the Presidium of the General Convent issued statements in protest of a recent amendment criminalizing the playing of any national anthem other than the Slovak. The statements call for congregations and Reformed institutions to continue singing the Hungarian anthem as a prayer of our nation.

Protest against Ban of National Anthem in Slovakia

2019. április 11., tags: general convent, reformed christian church in slovakia, General Convent, hungarian reformed church

The Synod Council of the Reformed Christian Church in Slovakia and the Presidium of the General Convent issued statements in protest of a recent amendment criminalizing the playing of any national anthem other than the Slovak. The statements call for congregations and Reformed institutions to continue singing the Hungarian anthem as a prayer of our nation.

Unity Day and Diaspora in Focus

2019. február 22., tags: general convent, General Convent

The February meeting of the Presidium of the General Convent was hosted by the Transtibiscan Reformed Church District, where the Bishops and Lay Presidents discussed preparations for the Unity Day Celebration in May and the current situation of the Hungarian Reformed Diaspora.

Unity Day and Diaspora in Focus

2019. február 22., tags: general convent, General Convent

The February meeting of the Presidium of the General Convent was hosted by the Transtibiscan Reformed Church District, where the Bishops and Lay Presidents discussed preparations for the Unity Day Celebration in May and the current situation of the Hungarian Reformed Diaspora.

Christmas Message from the General Convent of the Hungarian Reformed Church

2018. december 17., tags: christmas, general convent, hungarian reformed church, General Convent

Christmas circular letter to all congregations and institutions of the Hungarian Reformed Church

Christmas Message from the General Convent of the Hungarian Reformed Church

2018. december 17., tags: christmas, general convent, hungarian reformed church, General Convent

Christmas circular letter to all congregations and institutions of the Hungarian Reformed Church

Our Unity is Gift and Task

2018. május 27., tags: general convent, hungarian reformed church (hrc), Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc), General Convent

The General Convent, the consulting body of the Hungarian Reformed Church, at its annual meeting on 24-25 May in Lillafüred, near Miskolc, issued a closing statement calling believers to truly follow and witness Christ, even against the misuse of “Christianity” by politicians.

Our Unity is Gift and Task

2018. május 27., tags: general convent, hungarian reformed church (hrc), Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc), General Convent

The General Convent, the consulting body of the Hungarian Reformed Church, at its annual meeting on 24-25 May in Lillafüred, near Miskolc, issued a closing statement calling believers to truly follow and witness Christ, even against the misuse of “Christianity” by politicians.

In Celebration of Edict of Torda

2018. január 25., tags: general convent, transylvanian reformed church district, királyhágómellék reformed church district, hungarian reformed church (hrc), Transylvanian Reformed Church District, Királyhágómellék Reformed Church District, ecumenism, General Convent

13 January 2018 marked the 450th Anniversary of the Edict of Torda, an unprecedented first step towards religious tolerance and denominational diversity. In celebration of the Anniversary, leaders of the Transylvanian Saxon and Hungarian Evangelical-Lutheran, Reformed and Unitarian churches wrote a proposal to the Parliaments to declare the 13th of January a day to honor religious freedom.

In Celebration of Edict of Torda

2018. január 25., tags: general convent, transylvanian reformed church district, királyhágómellék reformed church district, hungarian reformed church (hrc), Transylvanian Reformed Church District, Királyhágómellék Reformed Church District, ecumenism, General Convent

13 January 2018 marked the 450th Anniversary of the Edict of Torda, an unprecedented first step towards religious tolerance and denominational diversity. In celebration of the Anniversary, leaders of the Transylvanian Saxon and Hungarian Evangelical-Lutheran, Reformed and Unitarian churches wrote a proposal to the Parliaments to declare the 13th of January a day to honor religious freedom.

Christmas Message of the General Convent

2016. december 15., tags: hungarian reformed church, general convent, christmas

Christmas Message to the Congregations and Institutions of the Hungarian Reformed Church.

Lovingly Challenging

2016. július 12., tags: wcrc, chris ferguson, general convent, WCRC, world communion of reformed churches (wcrc)

Rev Chris Ferguson, General Secretary of the WCRC, was recently invited to address the General Convent of the Hungarian Reformed Churches in Slovakia and then continued on to Budapest to talk with the RCH about ecumenical accompaniment and the vital work of the church in the wider world.

General Convent met in Slovakia

2016. július 01., tags: confession, Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc), hungarian reformed church (hrc), general convent, world communion of reformed churches (wcrc)

The General Convent of the Hungarian Reformed Church announced in its meeting in Kosice, Slovakia that a new translation of the Second Helvetic Confession is on its way. Rev Chris Ferguson, General Secretary of WCRC, was also present at the meeting to address the plenary on matters of joint importance to the HRC and the WCRC.

Receive the Gift of the Spirit

2015. május 25., tags: general convent, hungarian reformed church (hrc), pentecost

The Presidium of the General Convent, including the Church Leaderships of the Hungarian speaking reformed churches, sent a message to the congregations of the Hungarian Reformed Church which celebrate Pentecost within and without the Carpathian Basin.

Bishops and Lay Presidents met in Ukraine

2015. március 25., tags: general convent, hungarian reformed church (hrc), Ukraine, ukraine

The Presidium of the General Convent (GC) held its regular meeting in Berehove as part of the solidarity shown to the local reformed church. Almost all the Bishops and Lay Presidents from Hungarian speaking reformed churches from Hungary and the neighboring countries were present.

Reformed Church leaders met from the Carpathian Basin

2013. december 10., tags: reformation, carpathian basin, hungarian reformed church (hrc), general convent, 2017

The Presidium of the General Convent of the Hungarian Reformed Church (HRC) met on 19-20 November to discuss the work of the wider Hungarian community in the coming year.

Common Synod to be held in June

2012. november 23., tags: general convent, heidelberg cathechism, transylvanian church district

The Presidium of the General Convent, operational body of the Hungarian Reformed church leaders in the Carpathian Basin met on Tuesday to discuss the most relevant upcoming events of the church. The agenda included the scheduling of the Common Synod of the Hungarian churches of the region for 2013; a more active cultivation of friendship with the Reformed Christian (Calvinist) Church in Croatia and the announcement of a knowledge quiz on the Heidelberg Catechism for the youth of the Carpathian basin.

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