Today/Crèche at St Martin’s. For the 0-4 age group, with trained childcare leaders, takes place in the Austen Williams Room every Sunday. Please ask a steward to show you where to go.
Today/Children’s Programme. C-Club will be meeting as usual, in the Dick Sheppard Chapel from 11:30am-12noon. Through the readings and craft, we will be exploring how we can trust in God.
Today/At the 10.00am Eucharist we will be commissioning Lay Assistants of Holy Communion, who administer communion at our services. This will take place following the prayers and before the Peace. We pray for them as they take up or continue in this role.
Today/Disability Advisory Group, 12.00-2.00pm, Austen Williams Room. This termly open meeting gathers people with insight or experience of physical, sensory, cognitive or mental health issues to help shape our vision and work. All are welcome to join us, including our brilliant bring & share lunch. If you’d like to know more please speak to Fiona MacMillan or Jonathan Evens, or email email@example.com.
Today/Three Choirs Evensong, 5.00pm, with the combined choirs of St Martin’s, All Saints’, Fulham and St Luke’s, Chelsea. This year features Darke’s Evening Service in F, and Sanders’ haunting Reproaches.
Contemplative Prayer, 6.55–8.00am, Mon-Thurs (7.55–9.00am Sat). Meet outside the North East door. If you would like to join this group, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This week/Meditation Group, Tuesday 27 February, 6.30pm in the Dick Sheppard Chapel. The meditation group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month. All welcome.
This Week/Lent Course 2018: Abiding. Based on Ben Quash’s wonderful Lent Book: Abiding. Wednesdays in Lent and Holy Week until 28 March from 6.30-8.45pm. This week author Ben Quash leads the reflection “Abiding in the Mind”. Books and study materials are still available from the vergers’ vestry (£15) or you can collect your book and study material at the next session. For further information and for final chance to register please contact email@example.com / 020 7766 1143.
This week/Connection with Choral Classics, Thursday 1 March, 6.00–10.30pm. The Friends of the Connection are hosting what promises to be an really informative and enjoyable evening, including a talk in the Connection, a meal in the Crypt and a late concert in the church. £40 all included! See flyers in the church porch, go to www.friendsoftheconnection.org.uk/events or ring the Friends office on 020 7766 5522.
This week/Time to Talk, Saturday 3 March, 10.30am. A service of reflection for those affected by suicide, featuring words and music to offer space, solidarity and opportunity to reflect and connect. The service will be followed by a reception with refreshments and an opportunity to link with organisations offering advice and support.
Confirmation at St Martin’s. Preparation for adults will take place on Sundays 12noon-1.15pm on 25 February, 4, 18, March, 15, 22 April, 13, 27 May, 3 June in the Benenson Room. The Confirmation service will take place on Sunday 10 June with our new Bishop of London, the Rt Revd Sarah Mullally. If you would like to join the group please contact Revd Katherine Hedderly: firstname.lastname@example.org / 0207 766 1102.
Silent Retreat: 2-4 March will be led by Revd Richard Carter, Brother Sam SSF and Georgie Illingworth. All places have now been taken but please keep those participating in your prayers.
Wednesday 7 March, Club Wednesday meet for lunch after the 1.00pm Choral Eucharist followed by a talk by Kristine Wellington with photos: My Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2018 For more information contact email@example.com.
The first meeting of the Nazareth Community will take place on Saturday 10 March with Morning Prayer at 9.00am at St Martin-in-the-Fields. For all those who are interested in finding out more please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Sunday 18 March, Inspired to Follow: Art and the Bible Story, 12.00pm in the Austen Williams Room, looking at Heinrich Olivier’s ‘Abraham and Isaac’. An opportunity to engage with a painting from the National Gallery’s collection, Biblical story and a theological reflection, in conversation with others. These sessions are intended to deepen an understanding of the Christian faith and to help you reflect on what it means to follow Jesus today. Speak with Alastair McKay for further information.
PCC and Churchwarden Elections. At the Annual Meeting of Parishioners and Annual Parochial Church Meeting on Sunday 29 April this year there will be elections for churchwardens (who are elected for one year, up to a maximum of six) and PCC members (who are elected for three years, renewable once). Adrian Harris, after two years as churchwarden, has indicated he does not plan to stand again this year. Two PCC members’ terms expire this year. If you are interested in standing as churchwarden or as PCC member, please speak to the vicar or the current churchwardens.
The changing monthly display by the artists and craftspeoples group in the Foyer of the Crypt for February is by Jonathan Kearney. Each month a different member of the group will show an example of their work, so do look regularly to see the changing display.
Choral Classics at St Stephen Walbrook, 1.00pm, Mondays until 19 March. A new choral series at St Stephen Walbrook. A 30 minute sequence of beautiful music with readings, led by Alastair McKay with the Choral Scholars of St Martin’s. All welcome.
The Parish Pipeline email goes out once a week with stories and information from around St Martin’s. Subscribe on www.smitf.org or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sacred Moments. A weekly podcast from St Martin-in-the-Fields. Each Monday Revd Dr Sam Wells offers a short reflection, followed by a hymn or choral piece sung by St Martin’s Voices. To listen, visit SoundCloud or subscribe via iTunes podcasts.