The Nazareth Community launched at St Martin-in-the-Fields
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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Sunday 16 December, The Third Sunday of Advent
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Sunday 9 December, The Second Sunday of Advent
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Sunday 2 December, The First Sunday of Advent
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The Second Sunday of Advent
Picture a massive road building project cutting through hills and valleys to create a new straight, level road. The vision from Isaiah that John the Baptist quotes in our Gospel reading is one that seems to require bulldozers. It reads like the specification for a new motorway or by-pass. “Get the road ready … make a straight path for travel.” “Every valley must be filled up” and “every hill and mountain levelled off.” It doesn’t sound very environmentally friendly but, like the current project on the A14, may result in major archaeological finds.
Advent Sunday Carol Service
There’s an improvisation game that actors play, called Headteacher, which goes like this. The teacher arrives late carrying the register and a pair of glasses. He starts to quieten down the class, but when he puts his glasses on he sees not a class but the school governors. He rapidly heads to the door, but the door sticks and he struggles to open it. Eventually he escapes, but re-enters the room a short while later, taking it to be the staff room.
Christ the King
“Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice” Jesus tells Pilate to which Pilate responds: “What is truth?” Indeed that question seems particularly relevant for our world today. What does it mean to belong to the truth?
Latest Thought for the Week
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.
Never Failed Me Yet
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.
Christianity Encountering Islam
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.