The Broken but Repaired Mug

2018. január 26., tags: reformation, interview, reformation jubilee

A seemingly ordinary couple, but there is something extraordinary about them. They both belong to two different realms: natural sciences and theology. The guests of the ‘Faces of Reformation’ series were Tamás Kodácsy and his wife, Eszter Kodácsy-Simon.

Reformation Jubilee through Catholic eyes

2017. december 14., tags: reformation jubilee

“The excommunication of Martin Luther could have been resolved on the 500th anniversary of the reformation” said Máté András Tóth Catholic theologian, religious studies researcher and doctor at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Publishing Releases for Reformation Celebration

2017. december 13., tags: reformation jubilee

Three books were presented by the Hungarian Bible Society Foundation (HBSF) and the John Calvin Publishing House of RCH on October 24th in Budapest, at the publisher’s headquarters.

Representing the Truth Together

2017. november 17., tags: reformation jubilee

On October 31, many gathered at the László Papp Sports Arena in celebration of the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. Words of faith, renewal, thanksgiving, and love were shared by many Church leaders, including Prime Minister Viktor Orbán who said, “Reformation can be celebrated, not just as an issue of the community of a few denominations, but as a part of the common vocation that has been entrusted to all of us.”

Reformation worship in Ludovica

2017. november 03., tags: reformation jubilee

The reformed and protestant heroes of the First World War were remembered by the Protestant Military Chaplaincy and the Ministry of Defense (MD) on October 17th in the renovated chapel of the Royal Hungarian Ludovica Defense Academy.

We need governance that follows Christian values

2017. november 01., tags: reformation jubilee

In the Papp László Budapest Sports Arena, at the official national event commemorating the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán argued for Christian values in governance.

Reformation Memorial Committee Meeting

2017. október 18., tags: reformation jubilee

The Reformation Memorial Committee held a commemorative session in the Upper House Hall of the House of Parliament Building on the 5th October.

Joint Synod Meeting of the Reformed Church and the Lutheran Church in Hungary

2017. október 13., tags: joint synod meeting, evangelical-lutheran church in hungary, reformation jubilee

On the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the Reformed Church in Hungary and the Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Hungary held a joint Synod meeting and worship service in Budapest.

The Significance of 450 Years’ Heritage

2017. szeptember 25., tags: reformation jubilee

The Common Synod of the Hungarian Reformed Church was held this summer in Debrecen, and the RCH sat down to talk with church scholars about its significance. Pastors and historians were asked to talk about the importance of this year being the 450th anniversary of the foundation of the Hungarian Reformed Church in the Carpathian Basin.

Hungarian Days in Wittenberg

2017. augusztus 24., tags: reformation jubilee

Wittenberg, Germany will host Hungarian Days the week of August 21 as a part of their celebrations for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. At the Hungarian Reformed Church’s recent synod meeting, President János Áder noted that the Reformation has not only become a part of Hungarians’ lives over the past centuries but it is also a support for their shared national identity.

Reformation Jubilee in Trancarpathia

2017. augusztus 22., tags: refomred church in sub-carpathia, reformation jubilee

Minister of Human Capacities visited Transcarpathia at the occasion of the Family Day organised under the motto „Reformation – On the Path of Blessing for 500 Years”. Minister Balog stressed that community should be built and should gain in strength in Transcarpathia.

Academics Spark Discussion in Debrecen

2017. július 20., tags: reformation jubilee

A high-level conference recently took place in Debrecen, Hungary as part of the city’s Reformation celebrations. Prominent church leaders were in attendance, as well as many important academics who received honorary doctorates from the Debrecen Reformed Theological University in the past. 

Solidarity Across the Continent

2017. június 23., tags: world communion of reformed churches (wcrc), reformation jubilee, pertnership

Members of the European Reformed church family send messages of support and reformation to the Hungarian church as the WCRC General Council draws closer. To strengthen the network of Reformed churches in Europe, leaders from denominations in Ireland and Italy, as well as a WCRC representative, gathered to share inspirational words of wisdom with the RCH. 

Reformation Inspiration Underfoot

2017. június 09., tags: reformation jubilee

In honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, a permanent installation has been created at Kalvin square in Budapest. 95 new paver stones have been added to the busy pedestrian area, paying tribute both to early reformers and prominent Hungarians. 

The Trinity of Past, Present, and Future

2017. május 17., tags: reformation jubilee

The exhibition of the Hungarian National Museum titled „Ige-idők”, celebrating the anniversary of the Reformation, opened April 26th in Budapest. The exhibition gives us a thorough look at the past 500 years of Reformation, showing that the Reformation has not reached its end – it is an ongoing process, developing in our congregations.

The Scripture on the Road

2017. május 05., tags: reformation jubilee

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. This will continue through the year as the Bible is eventually passed through all the congregations in the Transtibiscan Church District.

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?”

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