Reverend Sebastian Feydt

Sebastian Feydt was born in Cottbus in 1965 and later attended the Kreuzschule (School of the Cross) in Dresden. He studied Theology in Leipzig and as part of his period of ministry training, he spent a year in the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Jerusalem belonging to the Evangelical-Lutheran Church in the Holy Land. After successfully completing the second examination in Theology in 1995, he was ordained to the Church of Bethlehem in Leipzig where he remained pastor until 2007.

In 2007, Sebastian Feydt was appointed to the Church of our Lady in Dresden. As one of the two pastors in this house of prayer, he regularly holds sermons, wedding and christening services, organises the many different facets of spiritual life within the Church of our Lady and also carries out peace work.

Sebastian Feydt regularly publishes homiletic meditations and studies (Kreuzverlag Stuttgart) und is co-author of the book “Devotions from the Church of Our Lady. Words from beneath the dome”. (Evangelical publishing house). He is also a member of the jury which awards the Saxony Citizen's Award presented annually in the Church of Our Lady.

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.