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Big ecumenical turnout for Hamburg induction

Ecumenical friends from near and far turned out in force for the Licensing on 17 September of Revd Canon Dr Leslie Nathaniel as new Chaplain of the Anglican Church of St Thomas Becket. Also there to welcome him was the British Honorary Consul, Nicholas Teller. Father Leslie, until recently the Archbishop of Canterbury’s International Ecumenical…

Faith leaders unite in call for UK action on refugees

The Primus of Scotland, the Archbishop of Wales and the former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams have called on the British government “urgently to revise its policy towards refugees”. They are amongst a large number of Anglican bishops and clergy from the UK who have put their name to an open letter to British Prime…

Celebrating 25 years of Meissen: Archibishop’s message

It is 25 years since the Meissen Agreement between the Church of England and the Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland was signed, with one of its goals the full visible unity between our churches. In a message to the Meissen Commission to mark the 25th anniversary, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby writes: "As we celebrate…

Dates to note

Sacred Harp Singing Workshop

3:00pm on Sun, 25th September

A small singing community has found a home in our church. Parishioners and friends come together to sing from a tunebook called "The Sacred Harp" just for the fun of it. This workshop is an introduction to this special notation system used in the tunebook. You don't need to register and the workshop is free.…

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.