Welcome to the South-East Ministry


Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Church
in Sydenham



St Albans & Luton


St Marien with St Georg
in Central London

A hearty welcome to the new Web pages of the German Lutheran / Reformed Ministry of South-East England. Here you will find information about the congregations St Mary with St George, St Albans with Luton and Dietrich Bonhoeffer with its points of presence in CanterburyHaywards Heath and Sevenoaks. Events in our current programme may be found under the Event Calendar. Have fun and browse around!

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Latest

Family Retreat 29th Sept-1st Oct

Details here!

New Pastoral Assistant from 1st September

A farewell service for Rev Dagmar Balser took place on 6th August 2017. Her successor introduces herself below.

Barbara Killat

I am looking forward to being there for you. I plan to serve in your congregation from 1st September. I am equipped for this task by the experiences of nearly 55 years of a life joyously lived, 20 of these in the ordained ministry. I studied in Berlin and have been a pastor ever since. For a number of years I managed various public service institutions of my church in central Germany and later its department for Ecumenism, Public Service and Spiritual Welfare.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Centre London (DBCL)

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-45), a significant theologian and resistance fighter against Nazi injustice, was the minister of the German congregation in Sydenham/Forest Hill from 1933 to 1935. At this time, he lived in the clergy house at 2 Manor Mount, Forest Hill. The congregation feels a special responsibility to cherish his spiritual and ethical legacy to this day.

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Chairperson elected

Sven Griesenbeck Lena Levy

During July's council meeting of the Bonhoeffer church, there was a change at the top: after more than seven years, Sven Griesenbeck voluntarily stepped down from his post after a lengthy period of notice. Lena Levy was unanimously elected to take the chair. Sven deserves enormous gratitude for his loyal service!

 

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Watchword for 2017:
God says: I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you.
(Ezekiel 36,26)