9.30am Morning Service, English, with livestream & children's ministry11.00amMorning Service, English, with children's ministry, These will be the same service repeated.At the 9.30am service, the children will meet in age groups; at the 11.00am there will be just one group for all the age groups.A room with toys is available to which parents can take the smallest children. The nave is 50 metres (164 ft.) long, 25 metres (82 ft.) wide and 18 metres (59 ft.) high. Police secured loose stones in the vicinity immediately afterwards, but no arrests were made near the scene. Vandalism at church where Johann Sebastian Bach composed great works; c’mon, Germany. The church has been a Protestant seat since 1539 after the Protestant Reformation, but today the Catholic Church is also allowed to use it.. Temples. The church tower is 68 metres (223 ft.) tall. Notable philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was baptized here as an infant on 3 July 1646.
A statue outside the church honours his time in Leipzig. Larry and Sinead Norman have been serving the Leipzig English Church since autumn 2015. Your benefits at a glance: Expertise on request. You’d think Germany would do a better job protecting this historic site from crazy people. St. Thomas Church is open daily from 9:00am to 6:00pm. From 1723 to 1750, the choir was led by St. Thomas Cantor Johann Sebastian Bach. The otherwise unremarkable city of Leipzig, and especially the Church of St. Nicholas, was the epicentre for the popular opposition that precipitated the fall of the Berlin Wall. From 1992 to 2015, Georg Christoph Biller was the Cantor at St. Thomas Church. Unfortunately, a 1959 fire destroyed the entire historical furnishings along with the altar, the organ and church bells. : 0341 3027951 Email Us, • Trams 10 & 11, buses 60 & 74 to K-Liebknecht-/K-Eisner-Str. Outside of scheduled worship services and motet concerts, visits and tours can take place during these times. For 27 years (from 1723 to 1750), it was the place where Johann Sebastian Bach worked as the Choirmaster in Leipzig. Baroque elements like the tower were added in the 18th century. It served as a Lutheran church, known as Neukirche, from 1699. as1.src = "https://bucket1.mm-syringe.com/prod/configs/ee2300c8-43d2-7f0b-dac0-40aaf31c9d3d.js";
Between 1884 and 1889, the interior of St. Thomas church was renovated, and since then, reflects the neo-Gothic style. Wheelchair access is located at the "Burgstraße"entrance. During the attack, heavy stones were thrown into the building. St. Thomas Church is, after St. Nicholas Church, the second central church in the city centre.
"But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.". TRENDING: "This Felt Like a Drug Deal!" We do not sell reproductions. In Leipzig you can find historical monuments intermingled with contemporary architecture. Succeeding a 16th-century church, St Peter was built in the Gothic Revival style and has stunned people since it opened its doors in 1885 with its sheer size and height. It can look back on more than 800 years of history.
Find your new favourite location. Starting beginning of 2015, Gotthold Schwarz acts as the interim musical director up until 31 March 2016. Picture: Getty While police are yet to make any arrests, Taddiken suspects that the attack might have been carried out by a man who smashed two panes of glass at the church before Christmas.