Riverside Church Budapest is a casual, modern, family-oriented, church located in the heart of the city. You are invited to check out our church service this weekend for practical teaching, great music, amazing kids program! If there is anyway that we can serve you better, please feel free to contact us and someone on our staff will contact you.
Share Christ, Serve Others, Change the World.
Riverside Church Budapest exists to reach the lost through relevant teaching, passionate worship, and amazing kids & youth programs! We long to see people transformed by the Gospel and become fully devoted disciples of Christ Jesus!
What We Believe
David & Karmi Buckley
David and Karmi Buckley are from the Wisconsin/Pennsylvania area and they have two children: Weston and Jillaine. They have been serving as Assemblies of God Missionaries to Hungary since 1999. Together the Buckley’s felt a call to plant an English-speaking church on the Buda side of the city. In Spring 2014, they started a Bible study group and in Fall 2014 launched Riverside Church Budapest.
Chris & Lenee’ Oakley
Chris and Lenee’ Oakley are originally from North Carolina and they have 5 children: Nathan, Aaron, Matthew, Madelyn, & Abigail. They have been Assemblies of God missionaries in Central Europe since 2004. The Oakley’s have served with Riverside Church since 2015 as the associate pastor & youth leaders.
Events & Communication
Elyse Hill is from Washington State and has served with Riverside Church Budapest since 2018 assisting in a variety of areas around the church including young adults, events, & communications.
Sonia is from New Jersey and has served with Riverside Church Budapest since January 2021. She coordinates the many Life Groups offered here at Riverside.
Gretchen Rose is from New Jersey and has served with Riverside Church Budapest since January 2021. She does a variety of church administration tasks.
Kate & Mátyás Kondor
Worship & Sound
Kate & Mátyás and their two children Abner & Emese have served with Riverside Church Budapest since August 2022. They are leading our worship and sound teams.