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Church Wanderers in Kiel

It is now time to sign up for the long-awaited August walk on Saturday 11 August!  This is an outing to the coastal area round Kiel, brilliantly organized by Lee Shaw and offering plenty of walking, pleasant breaks and even the possibility of a ferry ride on the Kieler Förde. MEETING POINT:  Hamburg Hauptbahnhof in…

Becket News coming soon

The long-awaited next edition of Becket News should hit the virtual presses in July. There's still time to contribute articles, reviews and photographs. Please e-mail becketnews [at] dawescom.de.

Dates to note

Choral Evensong

6:00pm on Fri, 26th October

If ye love me (Thomas Tallis) Magnificat & Nunc dimittis Fauxbourdon Setting (Jeremy Woodside) Prayer of Desmond Tutu (Whitbourn) Revd Canon Dr Leslie Nathaniel, Officiant Anglican Choir and Children's Choir directed by Yotin Tiewtrakul Jochim Trede, Organ

Arts Society Lecture: The Secret Language of Sacred Spaces

7:30pm on Thu, 15th November

The Arts Society Hamburg e.V (previously BRIDFAS of Hamburg) is presenting its November lecture in St Thomas Becket Church as a fund-raising event in aid of the church. “The Secret Language of Sacred Spaces:  religious architecture of the world” by Jon Cannon From Chartres Cathedral to Angkor Wat, religion has been the inspiration for many…

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.