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 February, The Third Sunday before Lent

Friday 15 February 2019

Parish notices for Sunday 17 February

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Sunday 10 February, The Fourth Sunday before Lent

Friday 8 February 2019

Parish notices for Sunday 10 February

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Sunday 3 February, The Presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemas)

Friday 1 February 2019

Parish notices for Sunday 3 February

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Latest Podcasts

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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The Joy of the Lord is My Strength

Sunday 27 January 2019

Duration: 12:48
Recorded on: 27.01.2019
File Size: 11.73 MB

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Latest Sermons

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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Funeral Address for Anne Duffin RIP

Thursday 31 January 2019

Funeral Address for Anne Duffin by Revd Richard Carter, given on 31 January at St Michael’s Chiswick. 

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Latest Thought for the Week

A sense of place

Friday 15 February 2019

The Gospel reading (Luke 6: 17-26) for this Sunday’s Eucharist is sometimes referred to as the Sermon on the Plain. It may be compared with the longer Sermon on the Mount described in Matthew’s Gospel.

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Depart in peace

Friday 8 February 2019

The New Year brought me a funeral per week, perhaps not unusual for a priest, perhaps not unusual for the time of year. Too much loss can feel overwhelming and leave you feeling winded.

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Nunc Dimittis

Friday 1 February 2019

Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word. These are words of Simeon from today’s Gospel as we celebrate Candlemas.

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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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