BUILDING BRIDGES

  Here’s a recent article that I wrote about the fantastic Roma outreach program that I work with in Budapest. Part of my job as an English Communications Associate for the Reformed Church… Continue reading

REFUGE

  Living in Budapest is not easy. The work I do, the isolation and loneliness I sometimes feel, and the language that I do not understand all makes for some rough days. What… Continue reading

GMI SPRING NEWSLETTER

  Blessings and peace to you, I have been living in Budapest, Hungary for almost four months now, experiencing life, in all of its ups and downs, with the Hungarian people. I live… Continue reading

GO

  As many of you know, the local congregation that I attend here in Budapest, Hungary is a Church of Scotland. As soon as I arrived at the church I got as involved… Continue reading

SOLIDARITY WITH SUB-CARPATHIA

  Recently, I joined a group from the Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) and from the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK) to visit Béla Nagy, the Lay President of the Sub-Carpathian Reformed… Continue reading

BURNS SUPPER

  This past week I had my first experience with a Burns Supper, held at St. Columba’s Church of Scotland where I attend services. When I first heard about the dinner I honestly… Continue reading

FINALLY FEELING AT HOME

  I remember the moment quite clearly, the instant in which I finally felt at home at St. Columba’s Scottish Mission, the church I attend weekly and also volunteer at multiple days a… Continue reading

RECIPE: HUNGARIAN POGÁCSA

  If you’ve been following along with me on social media, then you may have already guessed that I’m not a huge fan of traditional Hungarian cuisine. Call me picky, but it all… Continue reading

AN INTERNATIONAL CHRISTMAS

    A few days before the Christmas holidays, an international group gathered at St. Columba’s Scottish Mission in Budapest for an interfaith community celebration of Christmas. The event was organized by Dóra… Continue reading

SUPPORT SYSTEMS

  Having a solid support system is vital in mission work: the rate of burnout is high, the emotional toll can be overwhelming, and it’s easy to feel alienated when living in another… Continue reading