Sunday 24th September 2023

Here’s our Zoom link –

Topic: St Martin’s Sunday Worship. To Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 815 0869 6154
Passcode: 712158

A very warm welcome to all who worship with us this morning. Many thanks to Rev Hugh Perry for leading our service today. Rev Chris Elliot will be with us next Sunday.

REMEMBER Daylight Saving begins this Sunday 24th September – don’t forget to move your clocks forward!!

Anna will not be in the Parish Office this Thursday (28th September).

Please note: There will be a Retiring Offering next Sunday 1st October to support Your Sisters Orphanage in Tanzania.

STILL MISSING: If you were on door duty earlier in the year and still have the keys could you please return them to Irene. Thank you.

Today is your last chance to contribute articles for the next ‘Messenger’ – please email Charlotte & Sally (

Let us know your favourite spring hymn!! We have another hymn singing service planned for Sunday 8th October. All suggestion to Irene please 332 7306 by 29th September.

To all door duty personnel and morning tea servers: The rosters for 2024 are about to be drawn up.  If you would like to be taken off a roster or  – even better –  if you would like to be added to a roster please contact Allison Blackler – 332 0554 by the end of September. Many thanks.

Wednesday Walkers 27th September: Meet 9.30am in Beckenham on the corner of Malcolm Ave & Birdwood Ave. Coffee at the Birdwood Café.All welcome. Gerard 339 6242 & Thea 027 339 6361.

Clothing Drive – Waltham Cottage is collecting pre-loved clothes for a sale next month. If you have any items to donate please drop them off at 201 Hastings St East Mon-Thurs 9am-3pm. Ph 942 2173 for more information.

MOVIE NIGHT Saturday 30th September 5.15pm: “Saving Grace”  – a comedy about growth industries, joint ventures and budding friendships. BYO takeaway tea. Hot drinks provided. All are welcome. Irene 332 7306.

THIS WEEK AT ST MARTINS                                              

Tuesday 10am              South Elder Care (lounge) Jeannette 332 9869

Tuesday 7.15pm           Meditation Group (lounge) Dugald 021 161 7007

Wednesday 9.30am      Walking Group: Beckenham Gerard 339 6242

Wednesday 10am         Scottish Country Dancers (lounge) Irene 332 7306

Thursday 9.15am          Crafty Crafters’ Bus Trip Sally 332 4730

Thursday 1.30pm          Sit & Be Fit(church) Anneke 021 077 4065

Saturday 5.15pm           Movie Night: “Saving Grace” (lounge) Irene 332 7306