The Presidency Council of RCH including Bishops and Lay Presidents of the four Church Districts announced the return to public worship. Churches should re-open and in-person worship and community life shall start on 2nd May, says the Communiqué.
Books have always been important allies of doctors in healing children in the Hospital of RCH. The Bethesda staff thought: why not allow books to play a role in making the facade of their building friendlier?
Since the winning of the Roman Juriga Award of the European Christian Environment Network (ECEN) in 2018 the Eco-congregation Hungary has been improving its foreign connections to share their experiences with like-minded churches across Europe.
Violetta Bella, a Reformed pastor from Győrszemere started a prayer group on Facebook, because she realized that doctors and nurses are reaching their limits due to the pandemic. We shall keep healthcare workers and their efforts in our thoughts and prayers.
At 23 years old Angela Canadey is serving as a coordinator for Kalunba Social Services, a translator for the immigration office, and a substitute member of The Christian Commission for Migrants of Europe (CCME) in Budapest. Originally from Pakistan, her family fled to Hungary because of the threat their Christian faith posed to their livelihood there.
The staff of Bethesda Children’s Hospital of the Reformed Church in Hungary joined Jerusalem Dance Challenge and wished a hopeful and safe Easter with an inspiring and encouraging video performance. "We will heal you. We send you hope. To you who are fighting on the front line…"
The Ecumenical Council of Churches in Hungary and the Hungarian Catholic Bishops’ Conference issued a joint Easter message inviting Christians to celebrate life, in the light of the Ressurection, even in the shadow of the Pandemic.
Together we will place our trust in the risen Lord, who promised, "…because I live, you also will live". Joint Easter message of the Bishops and Chief Elders of the General Convent of the Hungarian Reformed Church in the Carpathian Basin, within and without Hungary.
Bishop Zoltán Balog and Chief Elder János Molnár, Presidents of the Synod of the Reformed Church in Hungary, both believe that the two most important issues at present are making decisions together and standing up for the values based on Christian faith.
Ten children suffering from SMA has been treated at Bethesda Children Hospital. In the past one and a half year two Hungarian, four Slovakian, one Dutch, one Transylvanian, one Turkish and one Hungarian living in Serbia has been treated with gene theraphy.
The Communion of Protestant Churches in Europe expressed its commitment for the rights of national and linguistic minorities, and its concerns regarding the refusal of the citizens’ initiative “Minority SafePack”.
Churches shall remain closed during Easter. This is what the Presidency Council of RCH including Bishops and Lay Presidents of the four Church Districts asked from congregations in a Communiqué on 26 March.
The British mutation of the novel coronavirus is spreading faster than previous variants, which makes further restrictions necessary, says Dr. Miklós Szabó, a reformed elder, medical doctor and associate professor at Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest.
On Monday Hungary is celebrating the anniversary of its 1848-1849 revolution and war for independence. 15th March, starting date of the Revolution against the Austrian Empire, marks also the day of Free Press. Thoughts about freedom, press and responsible journalism.
The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (HRCA) announced its Easter campaign for the collection of donations. The aim is to support four hundred families with non-perishable food packages in a value of 6000 Euros.
The Presidency Council of RCH announced the suspension of in-person worship and community events for the period of 8 through 26 March as the country goes into lockdown once again. The hope is that churches will reopen before Easter.