Religion is a part of everyday life for many people in Bremerhaven. A variety of religions denominations are practiced in places such as churches, mosques or temples.
Religious Freedom is legally guaranteed in Germany. This means, that a person is free to choose and practice his or her religion. It is unlawful to discriminate a person because of his religion. All religiouns are welcome. In Germany it is also normal to not belong to or practice any religion.
Frequently asked questions
Bremerhaven is a city of many religions. Many people are Christian, but also Muslims, Buddhists and followers of other religions live here. Some people do not belong to any religion (“konfessionslos”).
You can receive information directly from the religious communities themselves:
There is no general answer to this. Some people are members of a religious community, but don’t take part in religious community practices.
Other people are no formal member to any religious community, but identify as believers.
Every person is free to decide, how they want to practice their religion.
The Intercultural Calendar shows you the most important Holidays of the different religious that exist in Bremerhaven. You will also find explanations about each Holiday. If it is a “legal Holiday” it means that it is a free day without work or school.