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“Greater Love” by Yotin Tiewtrakul premieres on 18th March

On Sunday 18 March 2018 at 6 pm the choir of the Anglican Church of St Thomas Becket in Hamburg is performing the premiere of “Greater Love”, a new piece for choir, organ, piano and two soloists. The composition by Yotin Tiewtrakul, the choirmaster at the “Englische Kirche”, tells the story of Christ’s Passion with…

Friederike Krum to sing at Christmas Family Service

We're excited to have Friederike Krum with us for our family service this year. Friederike is an award-winning Mezzo Soprano from Hamburg based in London. She is performing all over Europe and sang alongside incredible artists such as Plácido Domingo and Agnes Baltsa. Two weeks ago Friederike was asked to sing the National Anthem in the…

Victorian Christmas Market

This year's Victorian Christmas Market at the Baseler Hof Säle is on 2-3 December from noon to 6 pm. Our church has a stall where you can buy Christmas cards, jams, chutneys and other specialities. Details can be found on the event website.

Dates to note

Choral Evensong

6:00pm on Fri, 26th January

Lead me, Lord (Samuel Sebastian Wesley) Magnificat & Nunc dimittis in A (Charles Villiers Stanford) Blessed be the God and Father (Samuel Sebastian Wesley) Revd Canon Dr Leslie Nathaniel, Officiant Anglican Consort directed by Yotin Tiewtrakul Chloe Spreadborough, Soprano Jörg Schumann, Bass Jochim Trede, Organ

St Ansgar-Vesper: Ecumenical Service of all church families

7:00pm on Sat, 3rd February

54th ST.-ANSGAR-VESPER  Sermon: Erzbischof Dr. Stefan Heße Music: Schola Cantorum, directed by Regionalkantor Norbert Hoppermann; Chor der Russisch-Orthodoxen Kirche des heiligen Johannes v. Kronstadt, directed by Elena Stahl; Hamburger Bachchor St. Petri, directed by KMD Thomas Dahl – Lukas Henke (Organ) Organised by the ACKH (Arbeitskreis Christlicher Kirchen Hamburg)

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.