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.

All are invited to celebrate the Feast of St Mary Magdalene at our Church in Bornova at 7.00 pm on Wednesday 22 July.  It will be the first time we have worshipped together there for 18 weeks.  Suitable health an safety measures will be in place.  To locate our church in Bornova, please see the map (information panel on the left side of this page).  

UPDATE (Monday 20 July 2020)
The Church of St John the Evangelist is currently open for worship on Sundays at 10.00 am for the Holy Eucharist.  Special measures are in place to make this a safe and secure event.  We look forward to welcoming you.   Evening prayer on Tuesdays is at 5.00 pm, and continues to be a service held on Zoom.  We have Bible Study on Wednesdays at 2.00, currently this is also a Zoom event. Please email the Chaplain ( if you would like to join us.    

In normal times we welcome all visitors to the Eucharist on Sunday mornings, at 10.00 am at St John's Church, Alsancak.  Our usual pattern is to have refreshments together in the Church Hall after the service.  
We usually meet weekly on Tuesday afternoons at  St. Mary Magdelene Anglican Church, Bornova, but once again this service is suspended during the health crisis.   
See separate page for more information about the Anglican Church of St Mary Magdalene, Bornova.  

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To view the Diocese in Europe safeguarding policy please go to
To contact the diocesan safeguarding team please email:
For all enquiries of a safeguarding nature, please call: 
+44 (0)207 898 1163

Both our churches are currently closed to visitors.  Come back and visit us when the restrictions are over! 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