From The Revd James Buxton, Chaplain

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.

UPDATE (20 July 2022)

The Feast of St Mary Magdalene is on Friday 22 July. You are welcome to join us for the Eucharist at the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Bornova, at 1900.


Our regular Sunday service, the Eucharist, is at 1000 AM on Sundays. A warm welcome to all!

Our congregation members come from many different parts of the world, but our common language is English, which we use both in our worship and in our other meetings.

In normal times we meet weekly for Evening Prayer on Tuesday afternoons at St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church, Bornova. However, during the current restoration of St Mary's Church, the service is suspended. We meet on-line instead.

See separate page for more information about the Anglican Church of St Mary Magdalene, Bornova.


If you would like to receive our email bulletin please email the Chaplain at james.buxton@mtsmail.org

To see our posts, please 'like' our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/izmiranglican/


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


St John's Church open to the public on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons, and at times of worship on Sundays. Please contact the chaplain 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