An overview of church services

More information about our church services:

Services calendar (in German)

Regular services


10.00 am and 9.00 pm (Sundays only at 12.00 pm): Tower warden chorales
12.00 to 12.15 p.m.: Midday prayer service with organ music

Every Saturday (from Easter to the end of September): 'Pedal point' every Saturday

12.00 to 12.40 p.m.: In place of the midday prayer service
Pedal point organ concert (Orgelpunkt) – short organ concert
with brief spiritual message

Every Sunday:

10.00 a.m.: Evangelical mass with children’s church
12.00 p.m.: Midday prayer service with organ music
12.30 p.m.: Baptism service
  6.00 p.m.: Sunday evening church service

The church services at St. Michael’s form the core of the parish work.

Evangelical masses:
The Evangelical mass is usually held at 10.00 a.m. on Sunday mornings – a practice in line with lutheran Tradition.

Sunday evening:
Alternating monthly church services are held at 6 p.m. on Sunday evenings:

1st Sunday: Praytime – church service for young adults

2nd Sunday: Musical vespers with Communion
The evening church service features voice and instrument soloists, choirs and organists, and administers Communion.

3rd Sunday: Prayer à la Taizé
Soloists and instrumentalists encourage those present to sing along to the traditional songs originating from Taizé.

4th Sunday: Evensong
This special offer expands the musical vespers to include elements of the ‘complet’, the liturgical evening prayer. If no choir is available, a musical vespers is offered.


Bank account for donations

Hauptkirche St. Michaelis
IBAN: DE49 20050550 1226 1252 25
Bank: Hamburger Sparkasse


Hauptkirche St. Michaelis zu Hamburg
Englische Planke 1
20459 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 (0)40 376 780
Fax: +49 (0)40 3767 8310
Email: infost-michaelisde

Opening times

November toApril
Daily from 10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

May to October
Daily from 9.00 a.m. to 7.30 p.m.