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.

OUR WEEKLY RECORDED SERVICES CONTINUE.  The church is open during the day and the churchyard is always open and provides a place for quiet reflection and prayer – with benches. Please do make use of it.

We send out a weekly email regarding forthcoming services and events and giving relevant updates. To subscribe, please see this document and send us an email

The latest changes to these pages:
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Blog for 14th April 2024 has been added.  Please see the latest blog for details of services and forthcoming events, the recorded service and some links we hope you will find useful.

Summary of Regular Services

The church is now open daily for visitors and private prayer

The monthly pattern of services in St Martin’s is as follows:
Weeks 1 and 3. Family Service  at 0930
Weeks 2 and 4. Communion at 09.30
5th Sunday, A  service for the whole benefice in one of its churches

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

 

Forthcoming ‘Events’

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

About us

The Benefice
The parish of North Nibley is part of the Tyndale Benefice.   We are  delighted that Rev Lesley Hewish is now licensed (22 May 2022) as our Priest-in-Charge  for a period of 3 years. 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

Music
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 church has excellent acoustics for musical performances

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 28th February 2024 – Candlemas

Sunday 28th January 2024
There will be a communion service in church at 9.30am led by Rev Lesley Hewish

The recorded service is available.
The pew sheet  will be available.

Sunday 4th February 2024
There will be a family service in church at 9.30am led by Rev Lesley..

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Sunday 21st January 2024

Sunday 21st January 2024
There will be a family service in church at 9.30am led by Rev Peter Marsh

The recorded service is available.
The pew sheet  will be available.

Sunday 28th January 2024
There will be a communion service in church at 9.30am led by Rev Lesley..

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Music in St Martin’s

Our church has excellent acoustics for concerts!

This video was made in the church as part of one concert organised by Emily White. It is track 1 of an album entitled ‘A Cry Was Heard’.

Apart from being wonderful music, we think it make the church look amazing.

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Sunday 14th January 2024

Sunday 14th January 2024
There will be a communion service in church at 9.30am led by Rev Peter Marsh

The recorded service is available.
The pew sheet  will be available.

Sunday 21st January 2024
There will be a family service in church at 9.30am led by Rev Peter Marsh

The..

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Sunday 7th January 2024 – Epiphany

Sunday 7th January 2024 – Epiphany
There will be a family service in church at 9.30am led by Rev Lesley Hewish

The recorded service will be available.
The pew sheet  is available.

Sunday 14th January 2024
There will be a communion service in church at 9.30am led..

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Sunday 31st December 2023

Sunday 31st December 2023

*   There will be a communion service for the whole benefice at 11am in St Mary’s, Wotton. The preacher will be Rev Pauline Godfrey who is the Head of Discipleship at the Gloucester Diocese
*   There will not be a service in St Martin’s

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Christmas Day 2023

Dear All

Sunday 24th December 2023 – Christmas Eve.
*   There will not be a 9.30 service in church
*    The procession with a donkey will leave the church at 10am and head to the chapel
*    The Christingle service in church will be at 6pm. All donations will be..

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Sunday 17th December 2023 and a look ahead to Christmas

Sunday 17th December 2023
*   The service in church at 9.30am will be family service led by Canon Jane Kenchington
*   The Christmas carol service will be in church at 6pm.

The recorded service is now available.
The pew sheet  will be available.

Sunday 24th December..

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Sunday 10th December 2023

Sunday 10th December 2023
*   The service in church at 9.30am will be communion service led by Rev Lesley Hewish

The recorded service will be available.
The pew sheet  will be available.

Sunday 17th December 2023
*   The service in church at 9.30am will be family..

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Sunday 3rd December 2023 – Advent Sunday

Sunday 3rd December 2023 – Advent Sunday.
*   The service in church at 9.30am will be family service led by Rev Peter Marsh
*   The Advent Carol Service will be in church at 4pm.

The recorded service is available here.
The pew sheet  will be available here

Sunday..

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