No Growth without Revival

2019. április 12., tags: synod, statement, Synod

“Without the renewal of hearts and reformation of our lives, every tradition fades away and new initiatives turns out to be empty,” said Presiding Bishop István in his opening address at the recent Synod meeting, where the Statement on Marriage, Family and Sexuality was reaffirmed.

Statement on Parliamentary Elections

2018. január 18., tags: statement, elections

RCH Presidium encourages for participation and self-moderation during the campaign season toward the day of the national elecetion.

Accessible Church

2016. december 08., tags: synod, ministry to people with disabilities, statement, Synod

RCH Synod met on 16-17th November and discussed the importance of welcoming people with disabilities into the church.

Statement of the General Convent on the European Migration Crisis

2015. november 13., tags: Hungarian Reformed Church (hrc), hungarian reformed church (hrc), statement, refugee

The Presidium of the General Convent of the Hungarian Reformed Church (HRC) held its meeting on the 10th-11th November in Balatonfüred. The following statement on the European migration crisis has been issued.

Synod Issued a Declaration on the Armenian Genocide

2015. április 22., tags: armenian genocide, synod of rch, synod, statement, Synod

The Synod of the RCH issued a declaration on the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and on the Protection of the Christians Currently Suffering Persecution at its meeting on 22 April 2015.

Joint statement against religious violence

2015. március 04., tags: statement, ecumenical council of churches in hungary (ecch)

The Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hungary and the Catholic Church in Hungary issued a joint statement referring to the outrage in Copenhagen as well as to the execution of Egyptian Christians in Libya.

Closing Statement of the Second European Synod Meeting

2015. február 04., tags: communion of protestant churches in europe (cpce/geke), statement, Second European Synod Meeting

Together on the Way: Closing Statement of the Second European Synod Meeting,  Budapest 2015, January 30-February 1

Statement on the 2015 January 7-8 Acts of Terror in Paris

2015. február 03., tags: ECCH, HCBC, Charlie Hebdo, charlie hebdo, statement, ecumenical council of churches in hungary

The Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hungary and Hungarian Catholic Bishops’ Conference has issued a joint statement regarding the Acts of Terror in Paris.

The Reformed Church in Sub-Carpathia, Ukraine issues peace statement

2014. szeptember 04., tags: hungarian reformed church (hrc), ukraine, reformed church in sub-carpathia, statement

The leadership of the Reformed Church in Sub-Carpathia has issued a statement of peace, protesting any form of violence and war, and striving instead for the peaceful co-existence of all nations living in Ukraine. The statement is sent to each congregation of RCSC, to the leaders of Ukraine and Hungary, as well as European decision-makers.

The HRC's General Convent declaration regarding the Reformed Christian Calvinist Church in Croatia

2014. április 02., tags: statement, gaw, hungarian reformed church (hrc)

The leadership of Gustav Adolf Werk, President Dr. Wilhelm Hüffmeier and General Secretary Enno Haaks, paid a visit to the Reformed Christian Calvinist Church in Croatia on 5-7 March. After consulting Bishop Lajos Csáti Szabó and Lay President József Kel and visiting congregations, the organizations decided to re-establish their co-operation. The General Convent of the Hungarian Reformed Church welcomed the decision and issued the following declaration stating its support.

Statement on Parliamentary Elections

2014. március 17., tags: statement, church/state relations

The Presidium of the Reformed Church in Hungary has issued a statement about the parliamentary election to be held on 6 April. 

Anything but war!

2014. március 10., tags: statement, hungarian reformed church (hrc), ukraine, solidarity, sándor zán fábián

“I've just received a message on the phone: our deputy bishop has received his summons” – with this dramatic announcement, Sándor Zán Fábián opened his report on the Ukrainian crisis at  the General Convent’s presidency session of the Hungarian Reformed Church held on 7 March in Beregdaróc. Zán, the bishop in Subcarpathia, said that it is not only the pastor in Ungvár that this has happened to in the last few days. Fear and anxiety dwells in the hearts of the people, the women and mothers are worried about their husbands and sons.

Statement of Solidarity with the Reformed Church in Ukraine

2014. március 04., tags: solidarity, királyhágómellék, ukraine, hungarian reformed church (hrc), statement

The bishop and lay president of the Királyhágómellék District of the Reformed Church in Romania, a member of the Hungarian Reformed Church in the Carpathian Basin, have released the following statement of solidarity for the Reformed Church in Ukraine.

Statement of the Hungarian Council of Christians and Jews

2014. február 27., tags: protestant/jewish relations, council for christians and jews, holocaust, statement

In response to the controversy surrounding the Holocaust Memorial Year in Hungary, the Council of Christians and Jews, representing the member Jewish organizations and Christian churches in Hungary, has released a statement.

Statement of the World Communion of Reformed Churches on the death of His Excellency, Nelson Mandela

2013. december 10., tags: world communion of reformed churches, nelson mandela, statement, Nelson Mandela, wcrc

We received the news of the passing on from this life of his Excellency Nelson "Madiba" Mandela with a deep sense of sorrow and at the same time with gratitude to God for giving such a remarkable man to the world for 95 years. The World Communion of Reformed Churches stands together with his family, with South Africans and with millions of people all over the world in mourning his death.

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.

Statement of Bishop Szabó Concerning Horthy Statue Unveiling

2013. november 07., tags: statement, szabó istván, horthy miklós, szabadság square

Statement of Bishop István Szabó (Danubian District of the Reformed Church in Hungary) in relation to the unveiling of the statue of Governor Miklós Horthy at the Budapest-Szabadság square Reformed Congregation.

“This chaos is yelling all around us…”

2013. április 15., tags: presidium, synod, loránt hegedűs, statement, Synod

The presidium of the Reformed Church in Hungary released a statement on 10 April after the national meeting of deans and elders condemning both recent cemetery vandalism and the statement of Rev. Loránt Hegedűs Jr. calling for an anti-Zionist rally in Budapest.

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