Reverend Angelika Behnke


Angelika Behnke was born in Wriezen in 1973. She studied Theology in Berlin. From 2002 to 2005 she worked at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin.

Prior to her ordination in 2010, she was a research associate at the Department of Practical Theology at the University of Göttingen. She then became a pastor in Frankfurt (Oder) and in the diaconal institutions of the Luther-Stift Frankfurt (Oder) -Seelow. In 2013, she became project manager for courses introducing adults to questions of faith in the Protestant Church of Berlin-Brandenburg and in the Order of Saint John.

In 2016, Angelika Behnke was appointed to the Frauenkirche Dresden. She is responsible for many aspects of the spiritual life such as faith courses, pastoral care, contacts to other Nail Cross communities and ecumenical partners.

Angelika Behnke is a volunteer at the German Evangelical Church Day, has been a guest lecturer for several years at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin and at the Berlin Cathedral, and is a member of the board of trustees of the Carl-Hans Graf von Hardenberg-Foundation.