Messages from the Worldwide Reformed Family

2017. április 12., tags: reformation jubilee

During the RCH’s Reformation Jubilee, members of the worldwide reformed church family recorded encouraging messages for the Hungarian church. To strengthen the global network of reformed churches, leaders from denominations in Asia and the Americas gathered to share inspirational words of wisdom with the RCH. 

Boys’ Choir to Help Celebrate Reformation

2017. március 07., tags: reformation jubilee

As part of the celebrations surrounding the 500th year of the Reformation, the St. Thomas Boys’ Choir of Leipzig will be performing on March 16 at the Great Church in Debrecen.  The concert is one of the highlights of the programming planned by the RCH’s Reformation Memorial Committee for 2017.

The Children of Reformation

2017. március 01., tags: reformation jubilee, reformation

The Transcarpathian Reformed Church has begun a new initiative during the Year of Reformation, titled The Children of Reformation, which aims to support family planning in local congregations. The program aims to celebrate the Reformation in a way that encourages familial growth and will bring new life to the region. 

Reformation Agora Brings People Together

2017. február 16., tags: reformation jubilee

During the 500th anniversary of the Reformation celebrations in Debrecen, guests both local and international gathered together to give testimony to the influence of the Reformation in their lives. Speakers from around the world reflected on the question, “What does Reformation mean for me and my community?”

A Year Focused on Reformation

2017. február 08., tags: reformation jubilee, Debrecen, debrecen

Guests from around the world gathered in Debrecen, Hungary at the end of January to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, as well as the 450th anniversary of the Debrecen Synod. The ecumenical program occurred side by side with the RCH programming, bringing an international perspective to the theme of Reformation. 

Celebrating an Always-Reforming Church

2017. január 27., tags: reformation jubilee

The end of January will see a large group of international church partners arriving in Hungary to join the celebrations for the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Those in attendance will travel to Debrecen for the opening of the RCH’s Reformation year and will participate in a full ecumenical program.

The Bible of Lajos Szalay

2017. január 27., tags: reformation jubilee

It is a historical fact that the Reformation movement had an ambiguous attitude towards works of fine art as a form of expressing faith, and yet, an art exhibition of the works of Lajos Szalay will be a core component to the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in Debrecen.

Reformation Ties to Debrecen

2017. január 27., tags: reformation jubilee

The story of the Reformation in Hungary is one 500 years in the making, and a new video from Debrecen Reformed Theological University spotlights this in the city of Debrecen. The city has been chosen as a City of Reformation for the 500-year anniversary of the Reformation due to its prominence in Reformed church life in Hungary. Here, the university spotlights important events in Hungarian Reformed history with ties to Debrecen.

Debrecen and the Movement of Reformation

2017. január 20., tags: reformation jubilee, reformation

In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Debrecen has been selected as a City of the Reformation. Debrecen’s rich connections to the Reformation date back to the 1520’s and continue to inform Hungarian reformed life today. A new website created by the RCH aims to showcase the historic roots of the Reformation in Debrecen through an interactive map of the city and a Reformation Walking Tour.

House Speaker Opens Reformation Memorial Year

2017. január 09., tags: reformation jubilee, reformation

House Speaker László Kövér opened Hungary’s memorial year marking the 500th anniversary of Reformation in Europe in Budapest’s Palace of Arts (Müpa) on Friday.

A Visual History of the Hungarian City of Reformation

2017. január 06., tags: reformation jubilee, city of reformation, reformation

Debrecen Reformed Theological University, in anticipation of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017 and Debrecen’s role as a City of the Reformation, has produced a video highlighting the connections between the city and the Reformation.

The City of Reformation

2016. december 15., tags: reformation jubilee, debrecen, city of reformation, Debrecen, rch, reformation

As 2017 comes closer, the RCH and the Hungarian city of Debrecen prepare for Reformation celebrations. Debrecen has been chosen as a City of Reformation for the 500-year anniversary of the Reformation and is busy preparing festivities for the coming year. The RCH is also preparing to celebrate the 450-year anniversary of the Hungarian Reformed Church in 2017, one that will tie into Reformation celebrations in Hungary.

Reformation Memorial Committee holds session

2016. október 15., tags: reformation jubilee

“The Reformation Memorial Committee held its autumn session on Thursday morning in the Parliament Building, chaired by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán”, the head of the Prime Minister’s press Office told Hungarian news agency MTI.

2014: Year of celebrations and changes

2014. január 29., tags: reformation jubilee, hungarian reformed church (hrc), unity, 2014, celebration, events

At the beginning of a new year, the Reformed Church in Hungary looks forward to the organization and implementation of some very important events in 2014, most notably the Hungarian Reformed World Summit, release of the new Hungarian Bible translation, Synod/church elections, unity jubilee of the Hungarian Reformed Church and preparations for the 500th reformation jubilee.

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