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 CHURCH IS RE-OPENING – ALBEIT GRADUALLY – SEE ‘REGULAR SERVICES’ BELOW
WEEKLY RECORDED SERVICES CONTINUE. These alternate between services with hymns and ‘ramblings’ with prayers. The churchyard remains open and provides a place for quiet reflection and prayer – with benches. Please do make use of it.

The latest changes to these pages:
*The next service in church will be on 4th July and the recorded service for 27th June, with music, led by Rev Peter Marsh, is now available on the blog post.
* There will be choral evensong at St Mary’s in Wotton next Sunday (27th June) at 6pm
*  Please see details of how you may wish to give thanks for your vaccination by helping Christian Aid

There is a new BLOG / POST for each Sunday with some notices.

 

 

 

Summary of Regular Services

From Wed 8th May
The church will be open for private prayer every Wednesday from 10am until 4 pm

From Sunday 6th June
Morning services will resume – initially fortnightly (alternating with the service in the Chapel at 10am). These will be short communion services at 9.30am with refreshements outside to follow.
Weekly services will resume sometime in September with the addition of a monthly 4pm ‘celebrate’ service

Every Sunday – a recorded service is available on this website.

 

Forthcoming ‘Events’

Sunday 27th June – Recorded service.  The chapel is holding a live service at 10am to which all are welcome. There is choral evensong at 6pm in St Mary’s, Wotton

Sunday 4th July – Service in church at 9.30am

 

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.   We are delighted that Cookie, Rev Rachel Cook, has just become our 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

Choir
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

Bells
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.

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

Sunday 27th June 2021

This week’s service is led by Rev Peter Marsh and is a service of the Word with hymns.

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

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Sunday 20th June 2021

Rev Morag Langley is leading this weeks ‘ ramblings’.

The pew sheet is here.

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Sunday 13th June 2021

Rev Rachel Cook (Cookie) leads this week’s service with hymns.

Please click on the links for the pew sheet and order of service

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Sunday 6th June 2021

There is a short communion service in church this week at 9.30am, to be followed by refreshments outside.

Rev Peter Marsh has also recorded a service for those who cannot attend – as well as for those that can!

Pew sheet

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Sunday 30th May 2021

This week’s service with music is led by Rev Peter Marsh

Pew Sheet           Order of Service

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Sunday 16th may 2021

This week’s service of the Word is led by Rev Peter Marsh.

We are sorry that there is no music this week. David Moss normally spends very many hours mixing the recordings to achieve the quality he produces. He is taking a very well earned break. Very many thanks, David, for all that you..

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Sunday 9th May 2021

This week’s ramblings are led by Sue Plant

Please do read the pew sheet – if only for the notices!

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Sunday 2nd May 2021

This week’s service with music is led by Rev Peter Marsh.
These are the links to the Pew sheet , the words of the hymns and anthem. and the order of service

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