St Martin & St Paul

 An Inclusive Parish – A Place to Belong!

Welcome to our Parish of St Martin & St Paul – two churches in the city and diocese of Canterbury.
Before you read on, do watch our short welcome video which gives you a sense of our Christian life together – one to which you too can belong.
Whoever you are, we offer a space for you to draw nearer to God and walk with us.

Explore our Worshipping Communities

The 9am Said Eucharist at St Martin’s

At 9am we make the most of our special space in the form of a quiet, reflective said Eucharist. We have a sung Eucharist on the 1st Sunday.

The 10.30 Sung Parish Eucharist with Sunday Zone at St Paul’s

At our largest service, all ages enthusiastically gather together celebrate the Eucharist with music, prayer, preaching and fellowship.

The 3.30 TeaTime Service at St Paul’s

Held on the second Sunday of the month, Teatime is an informal service for all the family, from 15.30 – 17.00.

The 5pm Choral Evensong and Supper at St Paul’s

Held on the third Sunday of the month, Choral Evensong & Supper is a very special service comprised of three parts…

The Wednesday Midweek Eucharist and Coffee at St Paul’s

On Wednesdays at 10.30, around 15-20 gather together for a short service of Holy Communion from the Prayer Book…

Our Other Worshipping
Communities

Know more about our Morning Prayer, Quiet Prayers, Midday Prayers, Hang outs for Teenagers, Growing in Faith for Young Adults…

WATCH US ONLINE

Our 10.30 Sung Parish Eucharist service at St Paul’s is live streamed on our YouTube channel each Sunday.

Worship Times – join us!

Come join us in our regular services during the week, Sunday or monthly services. Click the button below to find out more.

What’s on – News & Magazine

Please check out our publications page for news, events and services, and any changes to our service times.

An invitation from our Rector

A warm welcome to St Martin’s & St Paul’s, two buildings – one church!

As part of the Diocese of Canterbury, we are a parish with a long tradition – a place where you can belong wherever you are on the journey of faith or whatever questions you have.

As members of Inclusive Church, we are a diverse group of people committed to being an open, inclusive and welcoming Christian community, journeying together and growing in faith. We hope everyone feels at home here and you can play a full part in the life of the parish, regardless of disability, economic power, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, learning disability, mental health, or sexuality.

Please watch our video and explore our website to find details of all our activities and services. If you need anything at all, especially if you want prayer, pastoral support or to know more about our life and faith please feel free to contact us, we are here to help and to talk, about our Christian life together.

Every blessing,

Mark Griffin, Rector – and all the team at St Martin’s and St Paul’s