Sunday 24th May 2020


Under Level 2 Covid-19 restrictions the St Martins facilities are available to be used by groups of no more than 10, with strict guidelines in place.

Parish Office Re-Opens this week: Anna will be back on site from Wednesday 27th May and normal Office hours will resume (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday mornings). Pop in and say hello, whilst maintaining physical distancing!

Contact Tracing: If you are on the church premises you MUST fill in the contact tracing form. Groups using the facilities may record their own details and then email a copy to Anna at the parish office.

Sunday Service: on our website ( Many thanks to Rev Anne Stewart and the team from Village Presbyterian Church for making this available to the people of St Martins.

Moderator’s live streaming of devotions every Sunday at 9am.

Watch Sunday’s service from Beckenham Methodist: the video link/s are available after 11am from their webpage:  Services/Reflections

Cleaning Roster: volunteers required please – email the Office if you can help!

Foot Clinic Monday 8th June 1-4pm.

NO Fireside meeting this month.

The Garage Series

Here are this week’s episodes of “The Garage Series.” This is where we go out and about and find out what questions people are asking.  

#5 – Lyn from Greymouth – Apologies for the audio issues near the end of this clip, keep listening and do not adjust your sets!

#6 – Phyllis from Lincoln,

You may want to subscribe to the Alpine Presbytery YouTube channel while you are there. Maybe you have the same questions? Maybe you can talk about them in your congregation leadership meetings? Please share with us what solutions and ideas, and maybe further questions you come up with.

From the Council: Unite Against Covid-19

Under Alert Level 2 you can go out and about, but remember to maintain physical distancing and good hygiene practices. Keep a record of where you’ve been and who you’ve seen. Gatherings of up to 10 people are permitted. Stay home if you are sick.

For health advice, contact Healthline 0800 358 5453. If you are feeling unwell, call your GP before you visit.

Keep an eye on the official website – – for updates.