Church Life/We are gradually bringing back elements we reduced over the pandemic.This week we see the return of; the choir processing in while singing the opening hymn and out during the organ voluntary and the stewards bringing forth the bread and wine on behalf of the congregation for the Eucharist. For live-stream services please use our Facebook page or St Martin’s Digital.

Today we join with the Bishop of London to celebrate the baptism, confirmation and welcoming of twelve members of our English and Chinese speaking congregations at our 10am service. This will be followed by a Theology Group with the Bishop as our special guest at 12 noon in the Hall. All welcome.

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.

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/starting Monday 27 September Next week the series begins with Most Revd Stephen Cottrell, Archbishop of York. 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.

Sermon Preparation Workshop/Tuesday 28 September, 4.30-5.30pm, livestream.
Join here. Discussion of preaching and the lectionary readings for the coming Sunday with Sam Wells and Sally Hitchiner.

Drawing Club/Sunday 3 October, 12-2pm Austen Williams & George Richards rooms. Each month the drawing club meets to draw together. Materials, objects to draw and step-by-step help for those who would like it are all provided. No previous experience is necessary. Much thanks to Vicky Howard for restarting this.

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

Fortnightly Children’s Church returns on Sunday 17 October 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