Sunday Worship Service
Join us in for our worship service every Sunday at 10.30am! 
May 14th
No service in Altona Come to our church retreat at Lake Plön!
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Schillerstrasse 31 in Altona, Hamburg
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About Hamburg International Church
As an international congregation in Hamburg, Germany, our calling is to encounter God, grow community and live missionally. (For more about HIC´s vision and values please click here.) 
Hamburg International Church is a small but growing community with a strong focus on children and young people. We are an intercultural, English speaking church with members from various denominational backgrounds, and are affiliated with the United Methodist Church
We meet in Altona, on the west side of Hamburg. To find us, please scroll down.

We warmly invite you to join us on Sundays at 10.30am for our worship service!

We would love to welcome you next Sunday. We hope to see you soon!


Pastor Edgar Lüken

Pastor Edgar lived and ministered in Africa for 11 years before he came to Hamburg in 2015.

Having served in an international City Mission Church in Windhoek, Namibia and after (literally) building churches in Malawi he comes with a deep understanding for intercultural challenges.
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Encountering the greatness of God in the diversity of people is his passion.

He is married to Inke Johannsen and they have two children, aged 9 and 12. Edgar enjoys hot summer days, canoeing, vintage cars, football, glamping, and is a chocolate addict…

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Associate Pastor Edward Owen
While on a missions trip to Zambia, Edward felt called into full time ministry and then went on to study applied theology at Moorlands Bible college in South England. He graduated in summer 2016 and is excited to be part of the ministry team here in Hamburg.

Originally from the UK, Edward has served in churches in South Africa, Zambia, England and Wales.

He has a heart to see people grow in their faith and is expectant for what God will do this coming year in and through him.

Edward’s passions are kayaking and classic cars. He is partial to a bit of ironing for relaxation. If you want to make Edward smile, just give him a cup of tea (milk no sugar).
Ministry Intern Rachel Lyons
After working in Germany as an au pair for 18 months, we are glad to have Rachel Lyons as a ministry intern!
Rachel has a heart for worship and a passion to lead others into the presence of God. She began leading worship in children´s church in her home church in the States when she was in the fourth grade!
In her free time, Rachel loves to run, sing, workout, play piano and hangout with friends.  
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Welcome to Hamburg International Church!
We would love to welcome you at our family friendly worship service!
We hope you feel at home in our vibrant and welcoming church family with a broad cross section of people from five different continents. We meet on Sundays at 10.30am every week.
The church is easy to reach by public transport and is about 5 minutes walk from the bus and S-bahn stations in Altona. Scroll down for map and address or click here.
What to expect? 

Our worship services last around an hour. Please come as you are. No dress code! We worship in English with a mix of traditional and modern music.

Children are welcome to stay in the service, or are invited to an age specific Sunday School class. 
Please find out more by following the link to our Kids Church.
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Join us on Sunday mornings! 
We would love to welcome you to our worship service at 10.30am.
The children will be invited to go upstairs for Kids Church after the children´s talk.
Refreshments will be available between the services.


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Where to find us
We are conveniently located in Hamburg, Altona, within walking distance of the S-bahn and bus station.
We meet in the Adventist building at Schillerstrasse 31.
We do not have our own car park, but there is plenty of free parking available in the side streets around the building.
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Church Address:

Schillerstraße 31

22767 Hamburg

Church Mailing Address:

Carl-Petersen-Straße 59A

20535 Hamburg

Service Times:
Worship Service Sunday 10.30am
Kids Church takes place during the service.

We take Holy Communion once a month at our family service.

Refreshments are served upstairs after the service, so please stay and join us!
Contact Pastor Edgar:
Mobile number: 0173 279 1283
Contact Pastor Edward:
Church Office: +49 (0) 40 56 22 55


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Hamburg International Church I Edgar Lüken I Carl-Petersen-Strasse 59a I 20535 I Hamburg I 040-562255 I
Hamburg International is one of the International Congregations in Germany and is a part of the Evangelisch-Methodistische-Kirche.