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 19 May, Fifth Sunday of Easter

Friday 17 May 2019

Parish notices for Sunday 19 May

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Sunday 12 May, Fourth Sunday of Easter

Friday 10 May 2019

Parish notices for Sunday 12 May

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Sunday 5 May, Third Sunday of Easter

Friday 3 May 2019

Parish notices for Sunday 28 April

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Latest Podcasts

Re-inhabiting and re-interpreting wrongs

Sunday 5 May 2019

Duration: 13:12
Recorded on: 05/05/2019
File Size: 12.09 MB

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The Magnificent Seven

Sunday 21 April 2019

Duration: 11:35
Recorded on: 21/04/2019
File Size: 10.62 MB

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I am About to Do a New Thing

Sunday 7 April 2019

Duration: 11:56
Recorded on: 07.09.2019
File Size: 10.93 MB

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Latest Sermons

The Fifth Sunday of Easter

Sunday 19 May 2019

After the life, death and resurrection of Jesus, what event has changed the world more than anything else? Pentecost and the creation of the church? Maybe – but without our New Testament reading today most of us wouldn’t be sitting here, St Martin’s and most churches around the world wouldn’t have been built, and the church would still be a tiny sect within Judaism only reaching out to other Jewish people. Imagine a world without the global church. Today’s Gospel reading is probably the most important event we never think about.

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The Third Sunday of Easter

Sunday 5 May 2019

The Singing Detective’ is a TV drama serial by Dennis Potter that was first shown in the 1980s. The story concerns Philip Marlow, a writer of detective novelettes in the style of Raymond Chandler including one also called ‘The Singing Detective’. At the beginning of the series Philip is confined to a hospital bed because of psoriasis, the skin and joint disease, which has affected every part of his body.

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The Vicar’s Address

Sunday 28 April 2019

St Martin-in-the-Fields Annual Parochial Church Meeting,
28 April 2019

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Latest Thought for the Week

What a welcome!

Friday 17 May 2019

Fiona and I have been bowled over by how kind and thoughtful everyone has been to us in our first couple of weeks here.

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The Community of the Resurrection

Friday 10 May 2019

I’ve always found the Sundays after Easter tricky.

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Cast the net on the right side

Friday 3 May 2019

Today I saw a map of the West Bank – a patchwork of Palestinian communities fractured by Israeli settlements, connecting roads forbidden with the threat of being shot.

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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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