Afternoon Tea 11 October 2022

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At St Martin’s we recently enjoyed an excellent afternoon tea. We savoured homemade sandwiches, cakes, refreshments, lively conversation and a piano player. During the afternoon Shirley Anna shared how Jesus had given her peace in life. We also watched a brief video explaining how Jesus can offer us real hope in the face of death. The afternoon was enjoyed by … Read More

Monthly Musing September 2022

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Dear Brothers and Sisters, This Sunday, we begin a new sermon series looking at Acts 6-9. This series picks up on where we left Acts at the end of last year. The book helps us see how the good news of Jesus spread from Jerusalem and Judea to Samaria, and out to the ends of the earth (Acts 1:8). The … Read More

Plant and Cake Fundraiser for Local Hospice

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On Saturday 21st May, St Martin’s held a plant and cake sale to raise money for St Raphael’s Hospice in North Cheam. There was a selection of plants, homemade cakes and jams for sale along with served refreshments. The event raised over £1,500. A big thank you to all those who grew plants or baked cakes and for those of … Read More

St Martin’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

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St Martin’s joined in with the national celebration of the Queen’s platinum jubilee, starting with a community fun day on the 3rd June. Children were able to enjoy a bouncy castle and a crown-making competition, while the young at heart were treated to a royal-themed quiz and an afternoon tea fit for… well, a queen! A massive thank you to … Read More

Real Lives : Stories of Real Change

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A few weeks ago, we got to hear from people whose lives had been transformed by Jesus. Well known speaker and author Roger Carswell also came along to interview them and share with us the life-changing message of the gospel. All the evenings were recorded. If you missed any of our Real Lives events, you can still access videos of … Read More

The lifting of COVID restrictions

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In light of the government lifting restrictions the DCC has agreed to implement changes slowly and cautiously over the coming months. This is because the virus is still out there and, at present, case numbers are rising. Working through the risk assessment provided by the Church of England and, along with the wardens, and one other member of St Martin’s … Read More

Recovering, regathering and pointing people to Jesus

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35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. 36 Simon and his companions went to look for him, 37 and when they found him, they exclaimed: ‘Everyone is looking for you!’ 38 Jesus replied, ‘Let us go somewhere else – to … Read More