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Pianist Clare Hammond will be giving a recital in church on 29 March 2017 at 19:30. Recently awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society's 'Young Artist' Award, she is forging a reputation as a presenter of brilliantly imaginative concert programmes. For details and tickets, please click the box "Clare Hammond" on the start page.

Wanderers in search of spring

On 11 March Church Wanderers will be walking from Ohlstedt to Poppenbüttel. This is approx. 9 kilometres  of woodland, water, park landscape and hills. With luck we will see the first signs of spring! Meeting point is the U-1 Station at  Ohlstedt at 10:53.  This means taking the U1 which leaves Hauptbahnhof Süd at 10:18. (If we all get into…

We’ve joined RSCM

Our choir and church community have become affiliate members of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) and thus “committed to making the best use of music in the service and worship of God”. It says so on the certificate. The RSCM provides ideas and resources for doing just that.

Dates to note

Piano Recital with Clare Hammond

7:30pm on Wed, 29th March

Download the leaflet Klavierabend mit der britischen Pianistin und Preisträgerin des „Young Artist Award 2016“ der Royal Philharmonic Society Clare Hammond Programm Jacquet De La Guerre – Suite Nr. 6 G-Dur Beethoven - Klaviersonate Nr. 4 Es-Dur op. 7 Debussy – L’Isle Joyeuse Pause Dutilleux – Au gré des ondes Adès - Mazurkas, op. 27…

Choral Evensong | all music by Thomas Tallis

6:00pm on Fri, 31st March

O Lord, in thee is all my trust Magnificat & Nunc dimittis from the Dorian Service Remember not, O Lord God Celebrant: Revd Canon Dr Leslie Nathaniel Anglican Consort directed by Yotin Tiewtrakul Isabella Recorder Consort directed by Nina Riegler

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.