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.

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.

Staying True amidst Changing Context

2018. november 23., tags: synod, partnership, Synod, dutch reformed church (drc)

The General Secretary of the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC), Gustav Claassen visited Hungary, in his speech at the Synod he emphasized: similarly to the Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) DRC is also continuously trying to find the answer to the question of what it means to stay true to the Reformed confessional basis amidst changing contexts. The South African church leader mentioned three practical examples.

Staying True amidst Changing Context

2018. november 23., tags: synod, partnership, Synod, dutch reformed church (drc)

The General Secretary of the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC), Gustav Claassen visited Hungary, in his speech at the Synod he emphasized: similarly to the Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) DRC is also continuously trying to find the answer to the question of what it means to stay true to the Reformed confessional basis amidst changing contexts. The South African church leader mentioned three practical examples.

Synod Meeting Closing the Reformation Memorial Year

2017. november 23., tags: Synod, synod, synod of rch

On November 22-23, the Synod Meeting of the Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) was held in the in Budapest. The agenda of the meeting included a report on the Starpoint Youth Festival and the celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Voluntary Diaconal Year Program. The beneficiary congregation of the 2018 National Collection was also announced.

Synod Meeting Closing the Reformation Memorial Year

2017. november 23., tags: Synod, synod, synod of rch

On November 22-23, the Synod Meeting of the Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) was held in the in Budapest. The agenda of the meeting included a report on the Starpoint Youth Festival and the celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Voluntary Diaconal Year Program. The beneficiary congregation of the 2018 National Collection was also announced.

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.

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.

Welcoming Those of all Abilities

2016. november 17., tags: reformation, synod, Synod, starpoint

RCH Synod met for the sixth meeting of the 14th cycle on 16-17th November. They discussed the importance of welcoming people with disabilities into the church, appointing new members to the HRCA Board of Trustees, the upcoming Reformation Jubilee, as well as the Starpoint Youth Festival.

Welcoming Those of all Abilities

2016. november 17., tags: reformation, synod, Synod, starpoint

RCH Synod met for the sixth meeting of the 14th cycle on 16-17th November. They discussed the importance of welcoming people with disabilities into the church, appointing new members to the HRCA Board of Trustees, the upcoming Reformation Jubilee, as well as the Starpoint Youth Festival.

A Synod of Remembrance

2016. október 12., tags: Synod, synod, 1956, revolution

2016 marks the 60th anniversary of Hungary’s 1956 Revolution. In memoriam of these events, the RCH Synod held a special session meeting, a Synod of Remembrance, which was attended by prominent leaders in the community. During the Synod meeting, the RCH approved a special memorandum to commemorate the Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight of 1956.

A Synod of Remembrance

2016. október 12., tags: Synod, synod, 1956, revolution

2016 marks the 60th anniversary of Hungary’s 1956 Revolution. In memoriam of these events, the RCH Synod held a special session meeting, a Synod of Remembrance, which was attended by prominent leaders in the community. During the Synod meeting, the RCH approved a special memorandum to commemorate the Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight of 1956.

RCH Synod Legally Recognizes the Scottish Mission in Budapest

2016. május 11., tags: Synod, 175, scottish mission, synod, anniversary, Scottish Mission, CofS

On May 11, 2016, members of RCH Synod met for the first time in the new year to discuss the legal recognition of the Scottish Mission in Budapest, as well as other topics such as youth gatherings, an updated translation of the Second Helvetic Confession, and the Reformation Jubilee.

RCH Synod Legally Recognizes the Scottish Mission in Budapest

2016. május 11., tags: Synod, 175, scottish mission, synod, anniversary, Scottish Mission, CofS

On May 11, 2016, members of RCH Synod met for the first time in the new year to discuss the legal recognition of the Scottish Mission in Budapest, as well as other topics such as youth gatherings, an updated translation of the Second Helvetic Confession, and the Reformation Jubilee.

Looking back at 2015

2015. december 17., tags: Ukraine, week of creation, ukraine, starpoint, community of protestant churches in europe (cpce), partnership, synod, 2015, Synod

We look back at the last year, full of gratitude for the things that happened within the Reformed Church in Hungary during this vibrant and vital time. 

Looking back at 2015

2015. december 17., tags: Ukraine, week of creation, ukraine, starpoint, community of protestant churches in europe (cpce), partnership, synod, 2015, Synod

We look back at the last year, full of gratitude for the things that happened within the Reformed Church in Hungary during this vibrant and vital time. 

The Importance of Encouragement

2015. december 14., tags: partnership, Synod, synod, interview, presbyterian church in ireland (pci)

The connection that Very Rev. Dr. Ivan Patterson and Mrs. Maureen Patterson, of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, have with Hungary has been 20 years in the making, culminating with their current trip to Budapest to encourage and learn from students and ministers here. The RCH sat down with the two of them after the November 2015 Synod meeting to discuss the end of their time here, how it will continue to impact them in the future, and the Very Rev. Dr. Patterson’s thoughts on the role that the church will play in the coming year. 

The Importance of Encouragement

2015. december 14., tags: partnership, Synod, synod, interview, presbyterian church in ireland (pci)

The connection that Very Rev. Dr. Ivan Patterson and Mrs. Maureen Patterson, of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, have with Hungary has been 20 years in the making, culminating with their current trip to Budapest to encourage and learn from students and ministers here. The RCH sat down with the two of them after the November 2015 Synod meeting to discuss the end of their time here, how it will continue to impact them in the future, and the Very Rev. Dr. Patterson’s thoughts on the role that the church will play in the coming year. 

RCH Synod Elected New General Secretary

2015. november 20., tags: synod, Synod, partner churches, general secretary

On 18 and 19 November, members of RCH Synod met for the second ordianry session since the New Synod was constituted in April 2015. The new General Secretary was elected. Mission co-workers represented the RCH partner churches.

RCH Synod Elected New General Secretary

2015. november 20., tags: synod, Synod, partner churches, general secretary

On 18 and 19 November, members of RCH Synod met for the second ordianry session since the New Synod was constituted in April 2015. The new General Secretary was elected. Mission co-workers represented the RCH partner churches.

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