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Come and visit us for Nacht der Kirchen 2021 on 18 September

We are excited to participate in Hamburg's "Nacht der Kirchen" again, which is going to take place on 18 September this year. We will be open from 5pm to 10pm. Please find details below: From 5pm: Open Church Our church will be open for tours from 5pm to 10pm continuously. Just come and visit! Parishioners…

Banker, Bankrupt, Builder – Henry Canning Esquire

A short illustrated biography researched and written by Dr. Madeleine Resuehr is available now. It is thanks to Henry Canning, British Consul General to Hamburg from 1823-1841 that we have the historic building in Zeughausmarkt, and can still worship there as STB church today. Henry succeeded in persuading the Hamburg Senate to give the British community a plot of land on…

Dates to note

Open Church (Nacht der Kirchen)

5:00pm on Sat, 18th September

Our church will be open for tours from 17:00-22:00 continuously. Just come and visit! Parishioners will be present and happy to answer your questions (in German or English). Unsere Kirche wird von 17:00-22:00 durchgehend für Besichtigungen geöffnet sein. Kommen Sie einfach vorbei! Gemeindemitglieder werden anwesend sein und gerne für Ihre Fragen (auf deutsch oder englisch)…

Compline (Nacht der Kirchen)

9:00pm on Sat, 18th September

"Compline" derives its name from a Latin word meaning "completion" (completorium). It is primarily a service of silence and reflection before rest at the end of the day. Led by Revd Jules A. Barnes. "Compline" leitet seinen Namen von einem lateinischen Wort ab, das "Vollendung" bedeutet (completorium). Es ist vor allem ein Gottesdienst der Stille…

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Services

Our main service is the Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion) on Sundays at 10:30 am. You can find further information about this and all other services here.

Musical services

Music

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.

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The Chaplain

In Hamburg, as in many churches in the Diocese, the minister is called the chaplain. Our Chaplain is Revd Jules A. Barnes. For details of how to reach her and our churchwardens, please see Contact.

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St Thomas à 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.

Film: On Tour with Henry and Mabel

On Tour with Henry and Mabel – a film about the History of the Anglican Church of St Thomas à Becket by Birgit Kiupel and Andre Piontek