St Martin’s Church, North Nibley

Welcome to St Martin’s pages. This page acts as our focus and summarises our events and activities, providing links to more details about them, about our church, our people and how to contact us.


The latest changes to these pages:
*  Sunday 17th January 2021 – Rev Peter Marsh has recorded his ‘ramblings’
*  Another treat from North Nibley Churches Together – a recorded video for Epiphany

The churchyard remains open and provides a place for quiet reflection and prayer – with benches. Please do make use of it.

There is a new BLOG / POST for each Sunday with some notices.  We alternate between full services with music  and ‘ramblings’, with prayers.  

Rev Peter Marsh will be taking communion every Sunday in his woodworking shed.

Please feel free to join in with prayer!


Summary of Regular Services

There are currently no services in church

Every Sunday – a recorded service is available on this website. It alternates between a service of the word with music, and a service of ‘ramblings’ with prayers and , sometimes, music.

Forthcoming ‘Events’

 We are sad to have to report that, as from the beginning of 2021, the church will be closed until further notice. Recorded services will be available every Sunday…





The Church of England web site gives more information and will signpost Christian resources available on line.

The term ‘Spiritual Communion’ has been used historically to describe the means of grace by which a person, prevented for some serious reason from sharing in a celebration of the Eucharist, nonetheless shares in the communion of Jesus Christ.



About us

The Benefice
The parish of North Nibley is part of the Tyndale Benefice, which has just appointed a new vicar. The Benefice Profile gives an overview of the churches, their aspirations and the environment in which they reside.

Churches Together
We work closely with the Chapel in the village, sharing services and other events throughout the year

We have a dedicated choir which sings at all the 9.30 communion services, as well as at ‘special’ services. It is always keen to welcome  new members

The bellringers are looking for new ringers!

Village School
We have very close links with our village C of E primary school, which holds many services in the Church, as well as ‘experience’ events, supported by members of the congregation. We help with ‘open the book’ and hold joint fundraising events with the Friends of the school – FONNS.
We also work with the village nursery and playgroup.

Please see our safeguarding page for more information and the policies page for formal documentation

Sunday 10th January 2021

It is a service with music this week for Epiphany
There is a pew sheet available and an order of service


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Epiphany 2021

Another treat from Churches Together in North Nibley: a video for Epiphany


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Sunday 3rd January 2021

This week’s ‘ramblings’ are led by Rev Peter Marsh.

The pew sheet should be available soon


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Sunday 27th December

Rev Peter marsh has recorded another set of ‘Ramblings’ for this Sunday


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Christmas Day 2020

We have a recorded communion service this week.
We hope you all manage to have a really happy Christmas.


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Sunday 20th December 2020

We have ‘Ramblings’ this week, led by Rev Peter Marsh.  The pew sheet can be found here.
If you have not found it already, we have a real treat for you – the North Nibley Churches Together Alternative Christmas Service – It really is worth watching – do give it..

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Sunday 13th December 2020

The service this week is with music and led by Rev Peter Marsh

The service sheet and pew sheets can be found by following the links


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Sunday 6th December 2020

‘Ramblings’ this week are led by Rev Peter Marsh.

The pew sheet is usually uploaded sometime on Friday and available here.


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Sunday 29th November 2020 – Advent Sunday

It is the advent carol service this week

These links take you to the order of service and pew sheet

Looking ahead to the Christmas Carol Service by Zoom. Please send an email to to book your place and request the relevant codes.
We expect to be..

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