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 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:
*  Ramblings added for Sunday 28th February – led by Cookie, Rev Racchel Cook
*  Please see details of the Women led World day of prayer  and an idea to give thanks for your vaccination by helping Christian Aid
*  Please see ‘forthcoming events’ below for details of an on-line Lent Course. Also Wotton Churches Together are holding a number of discussion groups in which you may be interested. Please see here for details and how to book

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’

Want to do something extra during Lent?
We’ve come across a Lent Study course we think others might like to share during Lent. It’s based on a Gospel rewritten in verse and can be accessed via Churches Together Britain & Ireland website




Friday 5th March 2021 at 7pm
Please click on the link to see information about the Women led World day of prayer 2021


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

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 21st Feb 2021

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

Please click for the pew sheet and order of service


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Give thanks for you Covid vaccination! – and help Christian Aid

The Diocese of Gloucester has partnered with aid and development charity Christian Aid to enable people to give thanks for their Covid-19 vaccine and help others in crisis across the world.

Listen to Chine MacDonald, Head of Community Fundraising and Public Engagement at Christian Aid speaking..

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Sunday 14th February 2021

The ‘ramblings’ this week are led by  Rev Rachel Cook  (aka Cookie), our new vicar.

Please click on the link to find the pew sheet


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Sunday 7th February 2021

This week’s service is led by Rev Peter Marsh

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


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Sunday 24th January 2021

The service this week is led by Sue Plant. 
The Order of Service and pew sheet can be seen by following the links


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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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