Entries by Laszlo Adamik

Remembering the Roma Victims of the Holocaust

There was a Memorial Day of the Roma Victims of the Holocaust held in Békés. According to the decision of The Roma World Alliance at Paris in 1972 the world remembers the deported Roma during the Holocaust on 2 August every year. “It is impossible to change the past, but we must remember the times […]

With bread in one of our hands and a Bible in the other

HGMI has been receiving and caring for the Hungarian-speaking Roma people fleeing from the Subcarpathian region of Ukraine since the beginning of the Russo-Ukrainian war. For our colleagues it was not a question since the first day of the war that we needed to act, to go and help. Hungarian Gypsy Missions had no separate […]

Children’s camp – Mezőberény

Hungarian Gypsy Missions International organizes camps for children every year. This year there are 6 camps in 6 different locations, including 120 children, from 20 June to 12 August. The first camp was held in Mezőberény, 20–27 June, 2022. The organizers were expecting applications from young children aged 5–10 from the nearby Delhi. Delhi is […]

Art for Self-awareness

This year has not been a tedious one in our school. In addition to the talent development activities of the existing Elementary Art School (EAS), Hungarian Gypsy Missions International – Reményhír Educational Operations Centre started a complex art therapy program. The program, which has been in operation since last autumn, provides for the simultaneous development […]

Diocesan Council Meeting in Bekes

In addition to discussing current issues, attendees renewed the leader offices at the council meeting of the 5th Diocese of the Hungarian Pentecostal Church at the HGMI center in Bekes. Albert Durko shared the Word of God after a praise and worship time. In his message he focused on the need for us to be […]

Cooperation with the University of Miskolc for the Benefit of the Roma

Hungarian Gypsy Missions International made a cooperation agreement with the University of Miskolc on the campus primarily about the areas of education, research and social work. The participants of the ceremonial signing were Prof. Dr. Zita Horváth, Rector of the university; Albert Durkó, Presindent of HGMI; and the deans of faculties involved in professional coordination: […]

A Temple Built From Poems

On January 9, 2018, God gave me a dream. In my vision, I was driving down a long, dusty road. I saw a temple standing at the end of the street. I immediately understood God’s idea. I recognized that area so I knew there was an empty plot standing where I imagined the temple. “I […]

Born to be free

Many of us cannot even imagine what we would do if we had to leave our homes behind. The home that gives us comfort, safety and warmth. The ordinary weekdays which, in their own way, offer comfort to the weary soul. Many of us do not have to live from one day to the next […]

From Kharkiv to Israel

The Testimony of Natalia from Ukraine My name is Natalia, I’m a war refugee from Ukraine. My hometown, Harkiv is on the Ukrainian–Russian border. On February 24th we woke up to some strange noise. Looking out the window I realized everyone was running in the direction of the metro station seeking shelter. We knew this […]

Twenty-fifth anniversary of Hungarian Gypsy Missions International

Hungarian Pentecostal Church established Hungarian Gypsy Missions International in 1996 as an independent mission branch. The Gypsy Mission’s areas of activity cover the entire territory of the country. The organization helps underprivileged people, especially the Roma. The Mission gives mental, spiritual, educational, physical and financial support, along with life management counseling. Through its national network, […]