WELCOME TO OUR WEBSITE!  Here you can find details of our usual services and events, the special services coming up and information about the Anglican presence in Izmir, past and present.  If you would like to find out more about us, do not hesitate to get in touch.   

REGULAR WORSHIP AT ST JOHN'S CHURCH, ALSANCAK  Our regular Sunday service, the Eucharist, is at 10.00 AM on Sundays. Whether you are a tourist or on business, or a resident of Izmir, you will be most welcome at our service, and for refreshments afterwards in the Church Hall.  Our congregation members come from many different walks of life and parts of the world, but our common language is English, which we use both in our worship and in our other meetingsSee separate page for more information about the Anglican Church of St Mary Magdalene, Bornova.  


The following services all take place at St John's Church Alsancak, except the Easter Vigil, which is at the Anglican Church of St Mary Magdalene, Bornova on 30 March, at 8.00 PM

ASH WEDNESDAY, 14 February 7.00 PM Holy Eucharist with Distribution of Ashes 

PALM SUNDAY, 24 March 10.00 AM Holy Eucharist with Procession of Palms and reading of the Passion according to Saint Mark 

MAUNDY THURSDAY, 28 March 7.00 PM Liturgy of the Last Supper with washing of feet in Bishop Collins Hall, followed by the Watch in the sanctuary of St John's Church

GOOD FRIDAY, 29 March 7.00 PM Proclamation of the Cross wiht songs and readings of the Passion

HOLY SATURDAY, 30 March 8.00 PM Paschal Vigil with holy fire and the first celebration of Easter at the Anglican Church of St Mary Magdalene, Bornova

EASTER DAY, 31 March 10.00 AM Holy Eucharist at St John’s Church

KEEPING IN TOUCH If you would like to receive our email bulletin please email us at izmiranglican@gmail.com. To see our posts, please 'like' our Facebook page:  www.facebook.com/izmiranglican/

DONATING TO ST JOHN'S CHURCH  The ministry of St John's Church relies on the generous support of congregation members and friends of the church around the world. Please consider making a regular donation online.  This is the most effective and reliable way of giving, and is incredibly helpful for us.  If you would like to discuss making a regular, or a one-off donation towards our ministry in Izmir, please contact us at izmiranglican@gmail.com

SAFEGUARDING We take our duty to protect children and other vulnerable persons very seriously at our churches in Izmir.  The St John's Church Safeguarding Officer may be contacted by email on izmiranglican.so@gmail.com  To view the Diocese in Europe safeguarding policy please go to https://europe.anglican.org/safeguarding/safeguarding; To contact the Diocesan Safeguarding Team please email europe.safeguarding@churchofengland.org  or call +44 (0)207 898 1163

VIEWING OUR CHURCHES  St John's Church is often open to the public on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons (from 3 to 6), and at times of worship on Sundays.  Please contact us for further information, or to arrange a private visit.  The church of St Mary Magdalene is currently closed whilst undergoing restoration. You can find some pictures of our churches on this website, and do 'like' our Facebook page, where you can see many images of our churches and our church life.  


 Above: The Church of Saint John the Evangelist, Alsancak, Izmir


Below: The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Bornova, Izmir