In Germany there is a separation of religion and state. Everyone is free to choose and practice their religion. There are many religious communities in Hamburg.

Here you can find a selection of communities, associations and cultural centres which you can contact.

The opening hours can differ due to the corona pandemic. It is possible that you need to preregister.

 

Islamic communities
  • The Islamic centre Al-Nour and the Al-Nour mosque are part of SCHURA – The Counsel of Islamic Communities in Hamburg: www.al-nour.de, Sievekingsallee 191, 22111 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 28 05 39 14, E-Mail: info@al-nour.de (Islamisches Zentrum), info@schurahamburg.de (SCHURA).
Christian communities
  • St. Michaelis-Kirche (St. Michaelis-Church) is part of the Evangelical Lutheran church in Northern Germany: www.st-michaelis.de, Englische Planke 1, 20459 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 37 67 80, E-Mail: info@st-michaelis.de, Monday to Sunday: 10 am – 11:45 am and 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm.
  • St. Petri-Kirche (St. Petri church) with the counselling and pastoral care centre is part of the Evangelical Lutheran church in Northern Germany: Bei der Petrikirche 2, 20095 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 325 74 00, E-Mail: info@sankt-petri.de; Opening times: Monday to Friday 10 am – 6:30 pm, Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday 9 am – 8 pm (church); Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 11 am – 6 pm, Wednesday 11 am – 9 pm, Sunday and holidays 11:30 am – 3 pm (counselling and pastoral care centre); Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 11 am – 1 pm, Thursday 3 pm – 5 pm (office).

You can find additional Evangelical-Lutheran churches here: www.kirche-hamburg.de.

  • The St.-Marien-Dom (St. Mary’s Cathedral in Hamburg) belongs to the Hamburg Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church: https://mariendomhamburg.de/, Am Mariendom 7, 20099 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 28 49 90 70,
    Email: pfarrbuero@mariendomhamburg.de, opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9 am – 7 pm (church); Monday to Friday 10 am – 1 pm, Tuesday to Thursday 3 pm – 5 pm (office); pastoral care appointments on appointment.
  • The St. Maria & St. Shmuni parish (Winsener Str. 187, 21077 Hamburg, tel.: +49 40 796 27 13) and the St. Dimet parish (Im Neugrabener Dorf 40, 21147 Hamburg, tel.: +49 40 790 37 62) belong to the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch.
  • The church of St. Petrus the last martyr is a part of the Coptic Orthodox Church: https://kopten.de/gemeinden/hamburg/, Schröderstiftstraße 34, 20146 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 53 24 784.
  • The HafenCity Ecumenical Forum is supported by various Christian churches: Shanghaiallee 12, 20457 Hamburg, https://oekumenisches-forum-hafencity.de/, Tel: +49 40 36 90 02 780, E-Mail: info@oefh.de. Opening hours: 11 am – 6 pm (chapel).

The listed websites often provide further dates for events such as prayer services.

Alevi communities
  • The Altona Alevi Community is a part of the Alevi Community in Hamburg (HAKM) – Hamburg Alevi Kültür Merkezi: Nobistor 33-35, 22767 Hamburg. Tel:+49 40 389 27 24, hhalevikulturzentrum@googlemail.com
Jewish communities
  • The Jewish community in Hamburg is part of the Central Council of Jews in Germany: Grindelhof 30, 20146 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 440 94 40, E-Mail: info@jghh.org, https://www.jghh.org/.
  • Liberal Jewish Community Hamburg: Große Johannisstraße 13, 20457 Hamburg. Tel: +49 40 32 08 66 77, E-Mail: gemeinde@davidstern.de. Opening hours: Tuesday and Friday 10 am – 2 pm (office).
Hindu communities
Buddhist community
  • Tibetan Centre: www.tibet.de, Tel:+49 40 29 84 34 100, E-Mail: tz@tibet.de,
    Hermann-Balk-Str. 106, 22147 Hamburg (central office, Hamburg Berne) and Gütherstraße 39, 22087 (City)

You can check the webpage, Facebook and the newsletter for information on the current opening hours.

Bahá‘í community

Last Updated: 12.01.2022

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