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.

Drawing Club/today, 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.

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.

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 4 October Next week the series continues with Neil MacGregor, Issam Kourbaj, Ruth Padel, and Lucy Winkett. 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 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

Being With the Church/Wednesday 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

Congratulations to Sabu Koshy who has been appointed as the new Being With Coordinator Sabu will be coordinating the development of the Being With courses as they expand through the Church of England and beyond.

Media and Wider Ministry
Revd Richard Carter led the BBC Radio 4 Daily Service on Thursday 30 September, Learning to Trust. Click here to listen again.