Monthly Archives: March 2016

Traveling the Path of Refugees

International partners from the Presbyterian Church (USA) recently visited the RCH to deepen ecumenical ties between the American and Hungarian churches while tracing the path of refugees through Hungary, Greece and Germany. The delegation, led by the PCUSA Moderator, also consists of representatives from Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA), as well as local pastors and leaders …

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Good Friday Message from Hungary

Heath Rada, Moderator of the 221st General Assembly of the PCUSA’s message at Easter 2016 Today is Good Friday. How amazing it is to be followers of Christ, and to share in that experience with other followers around the world. Our delegation leaves Hungary today, a country and city (Budapest) which barely resembles the one …

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Love builds up

Love builds up is the website of the Outreach Ministry of Myers Park Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, USA. During Holy Week, The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)‘s Heath Rada, Moderator, and his wife Peggy, Derek Macleod, Taylor Stukes, Burkhard Paetzold and Laurie Kraus of PDA, are in Europe to travel the path of refugees, and to bring into focus …

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Closed Doors and Chocolate Bunnies

A closed door is nothing new to those seeking refuge right now across Europe.  As I write this news is unfolding in Brussels as yet another terrorist attack grips a city and shatters hearts and lives.  I pray for God’s grace and comfort for all who grieve right now. Many might feel that this act …

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CCME and 4 other Christian organisations send appeal to EU leaders prior to EU summit on migration

Ahead of a meeting of the European Council, five European ecumenical organisations have written to EU political leaders urging action on the refugee and migrant crisis. The Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME), the Conference of European Churches (CEC), Eurodiaconia, EU-CORD, and ACT Alliance EU call on European governments to fulfill their promises and …

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Housing program grant results to be released soon

We are eagerly waiting for the decisions on AMIF: to hear that hopefully our grant application – to provide rented homes and integration services for recognized refugees for the next 3 years – will receive a positive answer.