Church Life/We are gradually bringing back elements we reduced over the pandemic. For live-stream services please use our Facebook page or St Martin’s Digital.

Showing Care in Covid/We are inviting everyone to continue to care for each other by wearing a mask indoors and following other social distancing measures. Rapid flow tests are available from the stewards in order to test ourselves before coming into church.

Saturday 9 October 11am there will be a memorial service in church for Annie Blaber who founded the asylum seekers’ choir, Woven Gold, and did so much to support our Sunday International Group. Woven Gold will be singing. All are welcome.

All Souls Day/ 5pm Sunday 31 October If you would like the name of a loved one who has died in the past year to be remembered in our All Souls service please email by Sunday 24 October to be included in the order of service.

Being With the Church/Wednesdays 7.45pm on Zoom There are a limited number of places available for this ten-week follow-on course to the Being With course. If you would like to understand the church more, particularly if you are new, please contact

Fortnightly Children’s Church returns next Sunday when they will be meeting weekly on Sundays in the Ho Ming Wah Centre 12-12.45pm. For children aged 4-12. For more information email Registration will be open from 11.50am next week for a 12noon start.

A casual vacancy has arisen on the PCC When this happens between annual meetings the procedure is for candidates to be nominated and the PCC itself to elect a replacement. If you would like to know more about what the role involves and/or would wish to put yourself forward, please contact the Vicar or Churchwardens as soon as possible and before 10 October at the latest as the election will be at the next PCC meeting on 11 October.

Sanctuary in the City/Wednesdays A time of prayer, music, silence and contemplation hosted by the Nazareth Community. 1pm Choral Eucharist, 4pm Choral Evensong, 5-6pm a silent hour for contemplation, 6.30pm Bread for the World, 7.30-8.30pm reflective listening groups.

Autumn Lecture Series/Monday 18 October Tickets for those wanting to attend in-person and who want to watch online are available from There is the chance both to buy a ticket which helps to make this programme possible, make a donation, or request a free ticket so this series can be open to all.

Join a Team/Stewarding online or in the building, helping others access worship, email for more details.

Disability & Church Conference/Saturday 16 October Please click here for more details and tickets.

Media and Wider Ministry
Jonathan Evens has interviewed the Dean of Chester Cathedral for a Church Times article about their art exhibition ‘Global Images of Christ: Challenging Perceptions’. The exhibition is about diversity in art. Click here to read more.