More Than Just a Game

More Than Just a Game

The Rácz siblings have been volunteering at the Immanuel Home, a ministry to people with disabilities, in Debrecen since they can remember.

Our Church

Facts and Statistics

In Hungary, 1.15 million people claimed a Reformed affiliation in the 2011 Census, including 600,000 active in Reformed congregations.

 

Our Call

Following the call of Christ, the RCH aims to be a witness in the world, fulfilling a faithful mission and strives to live as an ever-reforming church.

 

History

For many centuries, our Reformed church has played a significant role in the historical and cultural development of Hungary.

 

Organisation

Congregations are considered the most fundamental unit of our church, based on the principle: "the church exists in its congregations."

 

Hungarian Reformed Community

The Hungarian Reformed Church is composed of the Hungarian-speaking Reformed churches in the Carpathian Basin.

 

Diaspora

The Hungarian Reformed Church (HRC) is the "mother" of many Hungarian Reformed churches and communities all over the world. 

 

Ecumenical Relations

The RCH works with different ecumenical organizations across Hungary to demonstrate its dedication to “Communion as unity in diversity."

Roma Ministry

God Sees Under the Surface

Kép: God Sees Under the Surface

On April 8, 2017, International Roma Day, many people gathered together in the Reformed Church in Káposztásmegyer for a day of common prayer.

Closing the Gap

Krisztina Nagy shares her first-hand experiences of Reformed schools and congregations helping disadvantaged students throughout the country.

Church and Society

Mission to the People

Mission is a priority task in the life of the RCH. Through active mission, our church reaches out to every needy group in Hungarian society.

 

Diaconia

The diaconal service aims to reach people in need and motivate Reformed congregations to "Carry each other's burdens." (Gal. 6:2)

 

Institutions

The RCH fulfills its mission through maintaining certain institutions that serve not only their local communities, but people nationwide.

International Ecumenical Relations

Partnership and Co-operation

The partnership and cooperation with churches and organisations around the world, has always played a major role in the life of the RCH.

 

Coordination of Ecumenical Relations

The International and Ecumenical Committee, assisted by the Ecumenical Advisory Board, is responsible for the RCH’s ecumenical strategy.

 

Mission Coworkers

The RCH believes it is important to deepen the relationships with partner churches by inviting and welcoming mission coworkers.

 

Congregational Partnerships - Twinning

If you are interested in establishing a partnership with a Hungarian Reformed congregation, please contact us!

Reformation Jubilee

The Scripture on the Road

On the first day of 2017, the congregation of the Great Church in Debrecen read a section of the Bible and afterwards they carried it over to the next church in town.

Migrants in Hungary

Working Among Refugees: Challenges and Opportunities

Martina Wasserloos-Strunk, a German political scientist and member of many WCRC groups, lead participants in Budapest in a seminar about human migration.

Children at the Forefront

Members of the Eurodiaconia Marginalization and Exclusion network gathered in Budapest for their meeting hosted by the Reformed Church in Hungary.

Integration Work Spotlighted in New Case Study

The RCH’s refugee integration work, done in partnership with Kalunba Nonprofit Ltd, has been spotlighted in a recent Social Platform case study report regarding “social investment.”

Refugee Integration in Focus

Following months of dedicated work, the RCH and Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER) have cooperated on a Country Program (CP) for Hungary to be in effect from 2017-2020.


News

Faith Communities and Environmental Activism

Rev Tamás Kodácsy, Head of the Eco-Congregation Council of RCH and member of the CEC Thematic Reference Group on Economic and Environmental Justice attended on behalf of RCH the recent ECEN consultation.

Re:form!

Kép: Re:form!

Preparations are well underway for Starpoint, a biannual gathering for Reformed youth in the Carpathian Basin that will take place this summer.

More Than Just a Game

The Rácz siblings have been volunteering at the Immanuel Home, a ministry to people with disabilities, in Debrecen since they can remember.

Bringing Home the Spark

Participants at a meeting for reformed university students were recently reminded that they are not alone in their faith and that God has a plan for all of us.

Contact us

Click here if you are interested in twinning.

 

Reformed Church in Hungary

Address: H-1146 Budapest, Abonyi utca 21.   

PO Box: 1140 Budapest 70, Pf. 5

Phone/Fax: + 36 1 460 0708 

Email: oikumene@reformatus.hu




Our church through American eyes

 

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