Worship at ACB

The Anglican Church offers a variety of services to meet the needs of a dynamic community.

We do not own a church building - our Sunday services are held in two different locations in the city.
Click on the links below to find out more about each of our services.

Current calendar of services


Due to the Coronavirus pandemic
our services are taking place subject to some restrictions
Services are also available on Zoom

See below for information about the venues and how to register to attend.

Contact the church office for details of how to join on-line.

Please read this protocol before attending services at ACB during the COVID-19 pandemic

10:30 Service

Our mid-morning service takes place at the Adventhaus  at Rümelinbachweg 60, Basel.The service is non-traditional in style and designed with families in mind.

In order to attend you must register with Church Office by email or phone (061 321 7477) as attendance is limited to around 40 people.  If you are unsuccessful in your application, you will be given priority the following week.  Confirmation of your booking (or addition to the reserve list) will be sent out prior to each service.

Please read this protocol before attending ACB services during the COVID-19 pandemic

Children’s ministry is currently meeting using Zoom.
There is a crèche room adjacent to the church where parents can see and hear the service whilst their toddlers play.

Refreshments are not being served after the service at present due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Pattern of Services:
First Sunday     - Morning Worship
Second Sunday - Holy Communion
Third Sunday    - Morning Worship
Fourth Sunday  - Holy Communion

Getting there:

The 10.30 service is held at the Adventhaus, this is located at Rümelinbachweg 60, Basel.

It's close to the lower level entrance of the Rialto swimming pool and the Zoo car park.

Access: 

Wheelchair access to worship area, ground floor and disabled toilet.

Nearest tram stops:

Zoo Bachletten, trams 1 & 8

Zoo, tram 10

Parking: 

Zoo car park (2 minutes),

Elizabethan car park  (8 minutes)

18:00 Service

Our traditional style evening services are temporarily taking place at the
Eglise du Sacré Coeur,  Feierabendstrasse 68, 4051 Basel

Services alternate between:
-  Holy Communion - Common Worship
(1st and 3rd Sundays in the month)
-  Evening Prayer - Book of Common Prayer
(normally 2nd and 4th Sundays in the month),

In order to attend you must register with Church Office by email or phone (061 321 7477) as attendance is limited to 50 people.  If you are unsuccessful in your application, you will be given priority the following week.  Confirmation of your booking (or addition to the reserve list) will be sent out prior to each service.

Please read this protocol before attending ACB services during the COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the pandemic:
- Refreshments are not being served after the service.
- and our normal choir is not currently singing at services
More Information about our choir 

Although there is no Children’s Ministry at the Evening Service, all ages are welcome and the congregation includes children and young people.

Getting there:

Nearest Tram / Bus stops:

Schützenhaus     Trams 1 & 8     Buses 33, 34 & 48

Schützenmattstrasse    Tram: 6

Parking:

On street parking in the surrounding area only

08:00 Monthly Holy Communion

These services are suspended during the coronavirus pandemic

 

This is a traditional, spoken, Holy Communion service according to the Book of Common Prayer which takes place at the St. Nicholas Chapel on the first Sunday of the month only.

Getting there:

The St Nicholas Chapel is situated at the back of the Cathedral cloisters, to the right of the front of the Münster, just off the Münsterplatz on Rittergasse.
The Chapel door is at the centre back of this picture.

Access:  

Ramp into the cloisters,
and one step into Chapel

Nearest Tram stops:

Kunstmuseum: trams 2 & 15
Bankverein trams: 3, 8, 10, 11 & 14
Barfüsserplatz trams: 6 & 16

Parking:

There is no parking at the Chapel

Mid-Week Holy Communion


This is a traditional, spoken, Holy Communion service according to the Book of Common Prayer.
It usually takes place in the Church House on the third Thursday of the month and is followed by a light lunch.

 

Getting there: 

Church House
St. Johanns-RIng 92
4056 Basel

 

Access:

There are 6 steps up into the house from the road

 

Public Transport:

  • Trams 1 & 3 to Burgfeldenplatz

  • Buses 31, 36, & 38 to Metzerstrasse

Parking: 

Limited on street parking only