From the Revd James Buxton, Chaplain
Welcome to our website!  Here you can find details of our regular 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, or best of all come and join us.    

We warmly invite you to join us for the Eucharist on Sunday mornings at 10.00 am at St John's Church, Alsancak.  The Eucharist is followed by refreshments in the Church Hall.  
We also meet weekly in Bornova, at St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church.  We invite you to join us there on Tuesday afternoons at 5.00 pm, for a short service of evening prayer.  See separate page for more information about the Anglican Church of St Mary Magdalene, Bornova.  

We invite you to join us for our special services and events in the Christmas season: 

At the Church of St John the Evangelist, Alsancak: 

Saturday 7 December, 10 am - 3 pm: Our annual Christmas Fair (Kermes).  A warm welcome and a wide variety of stalls.  

Sunday 15 December, 7.00 pm: Traditional Christmas Carol Service

Tuesday 24 December, 8.00 pm: Christmas Eve Eucharist

Wednesday 25 December, 10.00 am: Christmas Day Eucharist 

At the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Bornova:

Wednesday 25 December, 12.30 pm: Christmas Day Eucharist 

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For all enquiries of a safeguarding nature, please call: 
+44 (0)207 898 1163

We welcome anyone who would like to see our beautiful churches.  St John's is often open on weekday and weekend afternoons.  St Mary Magdalene Church is usually open from 5-6 on Tuesdays (when our evening prayer service takes place). To check when it is possible to visit, please email us at

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

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