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New Becket News published

The latest edition of Becket News, our chaplaincy magazine, is out. Read about our 180th anniversary exhibition and meet a special visitor to our Remembrance Sunday service. Meanwhile, our churchwarden Madeleine goes on a quest to locate Henry Canning's body. You can read or download the latest edition here.

Advent & Christmas Services at St Thomas Becket

As well as our usual 10.30 service on Sundays, December sees two carol services, the children's nativity play and Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services. The first is a service of lessons and carols for Advent with our own chamber choir, the Anglican Consort, this Saturday, 1 December at 18.30. Our traditional Service of Nine…

Young Families Initiative meets 2 December

The second gathering of the Young Families Initiative will be on 2 December at the Seemansheim after the morning service. Anyone interested in coming along should contact Gert and Sara van der Jagt (gertvdjagt [at] hotmail.com)

Dates to note

A visible sign of enduring friendship – exhibition

6:00pm on Sat, 24th November

Celebrating 180 years of the English Church on Zeughausmarkt: 1838 – 2018 The Anglican Church of St Thomas Becket welcomes you to visit an exhibition in the church presenting a history of the church building and the community that founded it. Download the exhibition flyer here Individual and group visits can be arranged by emailing…

About us


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.

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.


Arts Society Church Recording Project

Volunteers from The Arts Society Hamburg and St Thomas Becket are undertaking a complete record of the church.