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Welcome to the Anglican Church Freiburg! We’re thrilled to have you.We are a Church of England congregation in the Diocese in Europe, made up of people from 25 different nations from all over the world. Freiburg im Breisgau in south-west Germany is the (sometimes temporary) home of the wonderful individuals who worship with us. Our... Continue Reading →

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Our Weekly Newsletter

Midweek Meditations Advent has begun, and Daphne has put together some inspiration on how to think about and live during this very special season of the (church) year.Find the meditation here. Last Sunday's homily can be found here. Generosity this Advent The Bishop's Advent Appeal As every year, Bishop Robert of the Diocese in Europe... Continue Reading →

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Advent – The Season of Waiting

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- We have all have the experience of waiting and the feelings that come with it. What do you think of when you hear the word “waiting”? What memories come to you and are you like the most of us that hate waiting. Often Advent is... Continue Reading →

Advent Sunday

Homily - Sunday, the 27th November 2022 Reading: Isaiah 2:1-5 Download Service Outline Introduction Today is the 27th of November. It was on this day 79  years ago in 1944 Operation Tiger Fish, the Code name of the military operation on Freiburg ordered by General Eisenhower, devasted this beautiful city. Between 19:58 and 20:18 on... Continue Reading →

Divine Choreography 

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- It’s one year since we came to Freiburg. On hindsight I see a tapestry of Divine choreography at work.  Coming to Freiburg is a giant leap in faith for us. I had not even heard of  the town until one day in zoom the parish representatives... Continue Reading →

Christ the King

Homily - Sunday, the 20th November 2022 Reading: Luke 23: 33-43 View the Service Outline here Next Sunday is Advent Sunday. We usher in another Christmas. The Christmas markets are back after a break and people are looking forward to celebrate. We hope that the disruption in the rhythm of life that the Pandemic brought... Continue Reading →

November 11, 2022: Kurt Vonnegut jr, Centenary

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- Vonnegut was one of the most popular authors of the late 20th century. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana as the grandson of German immigrants, he survived the firebombing of Dresden in February 1945 as an American POW in the basement of Schlachthof 5 – the eponymous... Continue Reading →

Generosity & Stewardship

Homily - Sunday, the 13th November 2022 Reading: 1 Thess 3: 6-13 View Service Outline here On this generosity Sunday/ Stewardship Sunday we thank the Lord for all the people of God whose hard work and generous giving made this world a beautiful place to live in. In each of our lives we are indebted... Continue Reading →

On remembering

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal.Philippians 3:13-14 Especially in Germany, November is a month of remembrance. November 9 was the date of the abolition of the monarchy in 1918,... Continue Reading →

Zacchaeus

Homily - Sunday, the 30th October 2022 Reading: Luke 19:1-10 Download the Service Outline here Hannah Elizabeth Goslar passed away this weekend at the age of 94 in Jerusalem. She epitomised the Lost Train and was the survivor who told us firsthand stories of our own history. She was best known for her close friendship... Continue Reading →

Welcome home

--- Midweek Meditations:thoughts, inspiration and encouragementfrom ACF community members --- It has been a long journey, dusty roads, no real rest, the environment not familiar, not even inviting, but exhausting because too few moments of lighting up, of light-hearted joy and playfulness. Prognoses often were grim and if not you could never be sure how... Continue Reading →

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