WELCOME / HERZLICH WILLKOMMEN!
On this website, you can find information about our various church activities and services. Please have a look around and get to know us a bit and then plan to come for a visit. We are always excited to have visitors! Der Besuch unseres Gotteshauses sowie der Gottesdienste und anderer Veranstaltungen steht allen Menschen offen. Beachten Sie bitte, dass alle Gottesdienste und Veranstaltungen in englischer Sprache abgehalten werden!
Christ Church, the Anglican Church in Vienna (Church of England), seeks to be a welcoming and caring church, providing a spiritual home for all generations that respects diversity and invites people from every walk of life to worship God, to grow as Christians in faith and understanding as well as to participate in God’s mission to the world as disciples of Jesus and stewards of God’s creation.
Led by God's grace, we aim to:
2 September 2023
Although there has been an Anglican priest in Vienna, acting as honorary chaplain to the British ambassador and ministering to the Anglican resident community at least since the late 17th century, there has only been a permanent building since 1877. And from 1877 until the present, Christ Church has grown from a small embassy community to a thriving and diverse church in the heart of a great city. For much more information about the fascinating history of this Church and its church building, please download Christ Church: Our History.
Christ Church: Our History [pdf, 1.8mb]
|OUR CHURCH AND DIOCESE
Christ Church in Vienna is part of the Church of England's Diocese in Europe.
|CHRIST CHURCH SUPPORT ASSOCIATION (CCSA)
Christ Church Vienna, indeed the Church of England, has no legal personality in Austria and is not one of the religious groups explicitly recognized by law (Religionsgesetz). We operate as a private charitable association (Verein), incorporated on 15 October 1995, reg. No. (ZVR-Zahl) 368988936. Our full official title is Verein für die Förderung und Unterstützung der anglikanischen Kirche in Österreich – Christ Church Support Association.
The CCSA’s officers are:
We are also connected to other congregations of the Church of England (Diocese in Europe) and their leaders: