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 13 January, The Baptism of Christ; The Second Sunday of Epiphany

Friday 11 January 2019

Parish notices for Sunday 13 January

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Sunday 6 January, The Epiphany

Friday 4 January 2019

Parish notices for Sunday 6 January

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Sunday 23 December, The Fourth Sunday of Advent, and Sunday 30 December, The First Sunday of Christmas

Thursday 20 December 2018

Parish notices for Sunday 23 December and Sunday 30 December

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Latest Podcasts

The Meaning of Obedience

Sunday 30 December 2018

Duration: 17:42
Recorded on: 30.12.2018
File Size: 16.22 MB

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What Changes – and What Doesn’t

Tuesday 25 December 2018

Duration: 11:06
Recorded on: 25.12.2018
File Size: 10.16 MB

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Trust Me

Tuesday 25 December 2018

Duration: 11:26
Recorded on: 24.12.2018
File Size: 10.48 MB

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Latest Sermons

Epiphany Carols

Sunday 6 January 2019

I’d gone to one of the best social enterprises in the city. It was widely known. I’d used it as a customer: they did a nice line in house removals and lawn care; and were a good source of picture frames. It was a great place to take students on my ethics and social engagement course: they could accommodate a lot of students at one go, tolerate their questions, and make their community open to scrutiny and enquiry.

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Epiphany Sunday

Sunday 6 January 2019

The poet Mary Oliver’s ‘Instructions for living a life’ from her poem Sometimes, will, I think, help to shape our reflections about this feast of the Epiphany which we celebrate today.  In a line from that poem, she says: “Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.

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First Sunday of Christmas

Sunday 30 December 2018

Christmas is a time when you often notice how much people have grown. Like my nephew who seems to have grown a foot since I last saw him only a few months ago, or like my niece who I can remember so clearly holding as a baby and now is almost 18.

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Latest Thought for the Week

See God in Christ

Friday 11 January 2019

‘No one has ever seen God. It is God the only Son, who close to the Father’s heart, who has made him known.’

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Thankfulness

Friday 4 January 2019

The feast of the Epiphany which we mark today recalls the visit of the Magi and their bringing of the gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh to lay at the feet of the Christ-child.

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The Message of the Angels

Thursday 20 December 2018

The Incarnation is the climax of God’s story. But what does this story tell us?

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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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