Latest News

A Jazz Celebration for Pentecost

Friday 27 April 2018

St Martin’s hosts this year’s live BBC One worship broadcast for Pentecost on Sunday 20 May.

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A Celebration of Ascension Day

Friday 27 April 2018

Reserve your free ticket for this live BBC Radio 4 broadcast for Ascension Day, featuring guest preacher Rt Revd June Osborne.

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The Nazareth Community launched at St Martin-in-the-Fields

Monday 19 March 2018

On Sunday 18 March 2018 47 people made their promises and were blessed by the vicar, Revd Dr Sam Wells, as a new community was formed at St Martin-in-the-Fields.

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Latest Parish Notices

Sunday 17 March, The Second Sunday of Lent

Friday 15 March 2019

Parish notices for Sunday 17 March

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Sunday 10 March, The First Sunday of Lent

Friday 8 March 2019

Parish notices for Sunday 10 March

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Sunday 3 March, The Sunday next before Lent

Friday 1 March 2019

Parish notices for Sunday 3 March

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Latest Podcasts

Our Duty and Our Joy

Sunday 17 February 2019

Duration: 15:29
Recorded on: 17.02.2019
File Size: 14.19 MB

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Bigger fish to fry

Sunday 10 February 2019

Duration: 12:15
Recorded on: 10.02.2019
File Size: 11.23 MB

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You never know when it will bloom

Sunday 3 February 2019

Duration: 12:44
Recorded on: 03/02/2019
File Size: 11.67 MB

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Latest Sermons

Giving Sunday

Sunday 17 February 2019

Our Gospel today is from Luke and Jesus is presented at his most outspoken and challenging. He presents us with stark contrasts. First the poor and then the rich. Notice unlike in Matthew’s Gospel he doesn’t say “blessed are the poor in spirit.” He is much more direct than that. He says: “Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of heaven.

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The Fourth Sunday before Lent

Sunday 10 February 2019

I want you to imagine that you’re having a bad day. Not the kind of bad day where you lose your keys, leave your phone on the bus, forget to post the red-letter bill payment and spill coffee all over your clothes the moment you get to work. I mean the kind of bad day when the frailty of existence all crowds in on you

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Candlemas

Sunday 3 February 2019

‘Outside my house is a cactus plant / They call the century tree / Only once in a hundred years / It flowers gracefully / And you never know when it will bloom’

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Latest Thought for the Week

The Crossway

Friday 15 March 2019

I have just finished reading The Crossway by Guy Stagg. It is a deeply personal account of a 5550-kilometre pilgrimage from Canterbury to Jerusalem via Rome, which took Stagg 10 months to complete.

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When the statistics are right

Friday 8 March 2019

Our main headline from the Connection is that we are very busy indeed. I expect you’ve noticed the number of people in a desperate situation around the Church, around central London and beyond.

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We live in a world of stories

Friday 1 March 2019

History is tricky. I don’t mean the memorizing dates and remembering ‘important’ people kind of history that many of us learned in school.

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Latest Videos

Encountering God

Wednesday 5 December 2018

Duration: Duration: 1:22:15. In the last of our Encounter Series Revd Dr Sam Wells, Vicar of St Martin’s asks  the Most Revd Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, about  how he has encountered God, in his own life.

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Never Failed Me Yet

Tuesday 27 November 2018

Duration: 7:02 The Commemoration for those who have Died Homeless in the Last Year On the 8 November at St Martin-in-the-Fields remembered 169 people who had died homeless or vulnerably housed in London in the last year.

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Christianity Encountering Islam

Thursday 22 November 2018

Duration: 01:26:41 For the first time one of our autumn lectures has been hosted by a different faith community. Christianity Encountering Islam was hosted by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community at Baitul Futuh Mosque in Morden, the largest mosque in Western Europe.

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