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Fr Leslie makes the Abendblatt

Today's Hamburger Abendblatt carries an interview with our chaplain, Revd Canon Dr Leslie Nathaniel. (Just to set the record straight, ours is not the oldest Anglican church building in continental Europe, but we are one of the oldest Anglican congregations, and maybe even the oldest. The jury's still out on that one.)

Becket News out now

The latest edition of Becket News, our quarterly chaplaincy magazine, is just out. You can pick up a copy in church or find it on this website (download 752 kB).

Choral Evensong for Candlemas

This year we're having choral evensong once a month. We aim to make this wonderful service, unique to our Anglican tradition, an important and enduring element in the worshipping life of our church. Come and join us this Friday, 27 January at 6pm for a service with music by Tallis, Gibbons and Mendelssohn. Evensong is…

Dates to note

Choral Evensong | before Lent

6:00pm on Fri, 24th February

Hail gladdening light (John Stainer) Magnificat & Nunc dimittis (George Dyson) Song of Mary (Richard Shephard) Celebrant: Revd Canon Dr Leslie Nathaniel Anglican Choir directed by Yotin Tiewtrakul Jochim Trede, organ

About us

Sunday service at St Thomas Becket, the peace (photo Joyceline Anacoura-Schmidt)


Our main service is the Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion) on Sundays at 10:30 am. Our other regular services are Evensong and a Healing Service. You can find further information about this and all other services here.

Musical services


Music is an important part of our services, while the church hosts many concerts. If you’re coming regularly to worship at St Thomas Becket and love to sing you might consider joining the choir.

Photo: Roland Magunia

The Chaplain

The Revd Canon Dr Leslie Nathaniel (photo: Roland Magunia) is our Chaplain (our parish priest or minister). For details of how to reach him, please see Contact.


Please donate

St Thomas Becket Church is entirely reliant on donations and money raised through events to cover costs. Please help us continue to provide Christian ministry in English in Hamburg.


BRIDFAS Church Recording Project

Volunteers from BRIDFAS and St Thomas Becket are undertaking a complete record of the church.