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Café in the Crypt

Les Routiers Café of the Year 2012, the Café in the Crypt is the ideal spot for affordable dining in central London.

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Church

Church St Martin – Open and inclusive

Welcome to St Martin-in-the-Fields, a vibrant, open and inclusive church at the heart of London.With thriving English and Chinese speaking congregations, St Martin’s is a diverse community, with a rich life of worship and prayer, including our regular services, a stimulating education programme serving the wider Church, a commitment to social justice and international links around the world.

Music and the arts are celebrated here and are at the heart of our worship and welcome.

We seek through our sermons, our faith courses, our community life and pastoral care to make the Christian faith relevant and accessible for the world today.  As a community we are used to accepting paradox creatively.  Our aim is not to provide simple answers but to uphold one another in living with the questions, to seek the deeper truths, and to be a place of encounter between people and God.

Our ministry is rooted in the care of the vulnerable and disadvantaged.  Today that is expressed through our support of The Connection at St Martin-in-the-Fields, working with those who are homeless in London, and through the help we give to those in need around the country through the Christmas Appeal.  The life and ministry of St Martin’s is supported and underpinned by an award-winning Café in the Crypt, a shop, a world-renowned concerts programme, and many other activities, that extend hospitality to over 700,000 visitors a year.  

Our Mission Statement:

St Martin-in-the-Fields exists to honour God by being an open and inclusive church that enables people to question and discover for themselves the significance of Jesus Christ.  

 

Lent and Easter 2014

Our theme for Lent God of Surprises is explored in our worship each Sunday at the 6.30pm Evening Services, as members of the St Martin’s clergy and those in our community share their...

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Belief

We strive to be a place where the diversity of Christian belief and understanding can flourish so that we can witness with authority and integrity to the love of Jesus...

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Worship

Worship is at the heart of our life as a faith community. There are more than twenty services each week at St Martin's ranging from small reflective gatherings to large...

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Sermons

Each week the sermons preached at the 10.00am Sunday Sung Eucharist, and other special services, are posted on our website together with the references for the lectionary readings, providing a...

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Community

Today at St Martin’s you will find a lively and active worshipping community.  Prayer, music, education, the caring service of others and the building of international relationships are the pillars around...

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Music in worship

Music has always played a central part in the life of our church. There has been an organ here since before 1500; Handel and possibly even Mozart both played on...

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Pastoral care

St Martin's is a city centre church with very widely drawn congregations and we  aim to do our best to offer helpful and appropriate pastoral care to all of our...

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Baptism and Marriage

If you live in the parish of St Martin’s, have a close pastoral connection with this church, or regularly attend services here then do please make contact with us about...

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Memorials and Special Services

We are glad to receive enquiries from organisations and individuals who wish to mark a special occasion or commemoration with a service in church.

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International

Our international focus stems from our location in the heart of a multicultural city, our history of social engagement, our diverse congregations and visitors, and long-standing partnerships. The St Martin’s International...

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