The Dialogue Continues

2014. január 17., tags: church revision, mission committee, mission

The Church Revision Committee recently met to discuss the continuation of the RCH's revision process. It has decided to team up with the Synod Mission Committee and developed a working plan for this cooperation, which includes some 20 consultations based upon the suggestions of the Revision Committee’s submission that the Synod accepted in November.

The Celebration of Chance

2013. november 21., tags: homeless ministry, mission, award, mission to the people, reformed mission centre (rmc), ceremony, refugee ministry

Zoltán Balog, minister of Human Resources, presented several awards on 11 November, the Day of Social Work. The heads of the RCH's Homeless Ministry and Refugee Ministry as well as the Mohács-Kölked congregation social home and its director were among the recipients.

Discussing the Hungarian Perspective on World Mission

2013. november 08., tags: interview, world council of churches (wcc), general assembly, mission, laszlo gonda, statement, wcc

Rev. Dr. László Gonda has been a member of the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism since 2006 and together with his fellow commissioners, helped develop the new mission statement of the World Council of Churches (WCC) entitled, Together Towards Life: Mission and Evangelism in Changing Landscapes.

Reflections on Mission

2013. szeptember 18., tags: mission co-worker, roma ministry, mission, ucc

Rev. Keith Kraft, a United Church of Christ pastor from Mobridge, South Dakota (USA), alongside his wife Debbie served for a month this summer at a summer camp for Roma children at the Reformed Roma Center in Csonkapapi, Ukraine. The camp provides weeklong programs from June through July for nearly 400 youth from several surrounding communities. Below, Rev. Kraft has presented us with some reflections from his mission in Ukraine.

From South Dakota to Ukraine: UCC Pastor and His Wife Volunteering at Roma Camp

2013. június 18., tags: ucc, mission

Keith Kraft, a United Church of Christ pastor from Mobridge, South Dakota (USA), arrived last week with his wife Debbie, a family and consumer science instructor, to serve at a summer camp for Roma children alongside Attila and Livia Tomes from the Reformed Roma Center in Csonkapapi, Ukraine. The camp provides weeklong programs from June through July for nearly 400 youth from several surrounding communities.

Redefining Mission

2013. február 28., tags: South Africa, poverty, Dutch Reformed Church, Attie van Niekerk, interview, mission

The Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa and the Reformed Church in Hungary signed a partnership agreement in 2011 to symbolize the churches' commitment to share and learn with one another as sister churches. Dr. Attie van Niekerk, founding member and managing director of the NOVA Institute as well as a theological professor at the University of Pretoria, recently represented the DRC in Budapest with a series of lectures on poverty and the redefinition of mission and held meetings with the RCH's Roma Ministry, Diaconia, Eco-Congregation as well as László Gonda, missiology professor.

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