The Great Birmingham Run takes place this Sunday 13th October 2018 and there will be a number of road closures around our building. Please bear this in mind when making your journey to church and leave plenty of time. Full details on the route below:
Worship at St. Martin in the Bull Ring Every Sunday at 9.30am, 11am & 5pm. Every Tuesday at 12.30pm and Thursday at 12.30pm w/c Sunday 13 October Psalm 51 Create in me a clean heart w/c Sunday 20 October Psalm 137 By the rivers of Babylon w/c Sunday 27 October Psalm 119 Honey to my mouth Light to my feet w/c Sunday 3 November Psalm 84 Gatekeeper in the house of my God w/c Sunday 10 November Remembrance Sunday Psalm 20 In times of trouble w/c Sunday 17 November Psalm 98 Victory of God w/c Sunday 24 November Psalm 46 God is our Refuge
Join us this and every Sunday in September at 9.30, 11am & 5pm as we delve into God’s Wonderful World with our new sermon series “God’s Wonderful World” This will also continue in our lunchtime services on Tuesdays and Thursday’s at 12.30pm.
Guided tours of St. Martin in the Bull Ring with explanations of the stained glass windows, including those by Burns-Jones and Craigie Aitchison; the Guild Chapel; Birmingham’s oldest monument; the contemporary font and prayer sculpture; and several quirky and unexpected features…. Thurs 12 September: at 11am , 2pm, 3pm Fri 13 September: at 11am, noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm Sat 14 September: at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm Sun 15 September: at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm Visits to the Bell Ringing Chamber including the history of bell ringing at St. Martin’s; an explanation of the ringing tradition; a demonstration of ringing; and an opportunity to participate with hand bells. Tours on the hour and half hour Thurs 12 September: between 11am and 3pm Fri 13 September: between 11am and 3pm Sat 14 September: between 1.30pm and 3pm Please note: the tour of the bell ringing chamber requires walking 50 uneven steps up a spiral, stone staircase. Appropriate footwear needs to be worn.
St. Martin’s has the very great privilege of hosting an evening with the highly acclaimed and award winning writer and speaker Philip Yancey. During an evening that honours the legacy of famous leprosy surgeon Dr Paul Brand, Philip will reflect on how their friendship became the single greatest influence in his life and career, and consider what can be done to shine a light on leprosy today. Philip Yancey and Dr. Paul Brand Philip Yancey’s life was profoundly affected by his time with the renowned Leprosy Mission surgeon Dr Paul Brand, who pioneered the tendon-transfer techniques that make it possible for people affected by leprosy to once again use their hands and feet. Philip cites Dr Brand’s faith as a milestone in his own spiritual journey. Observing the self-sacrificial work of Dr Brand, Philip was amazed that his life and experiences were not shared about more widely. Taking the initiative, the two of them embarked on what turned into three co-written books, offering reflections
Strawberry Jam Summer evening ‘jam’ sessions of relaxing music in a variety of genres and styles from a range of talented musicians and vocalists to refresh the soul, inspire our prayer, accompanied by scones and jam, soft drinks etc and all in the beautiful setting of St. Martin in the Bull Ring 5pm 4 August – Shu Jiang and friends Chinese zithers (zheng and qin) 5pm 11 August – Kevin Jones accoustic guitar, piano & vocals 5pm 18 August – Paul Raybould clarinet 5pm 25 August – John Gerighty classical guitar St. Martin in the Bull Ring, Edgbaston St B5 2BB
Worship at St. Martin in the Bull Ring Every Sunday at 9.30am and 11am Every Tuesday at 12.30pm and Thursday at 12.30pm Great Women of the Bible w/c 28 July Mary and Martha – soul sisters w/c 4 August Ruth – faithful to family w/c 11 August Hannah – persevering in prayer w/c 18 August Abigail – savvy survivor w/c 25 August Esther – courageous queen For details of our Sunday 5pm services during August please see separate publicity
Many apologies but the church will be closed to the public from Monday 8th – Wednesday 10th July due to a private event we are hosting. We will open as usual on Thursday 11th July. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Our usual Cuppa and Chat will take place on Monday 8th July from 10am – 12noon in the Tea Lounge and our Tea Lounge will be open all from 10am – 3pm on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th July as usual. If you have any queries please contact the church office on 0121 600 60120, option 1 or email email@example.com
Join us for a Memorial Service at St Martin in the Bull Ring on June 16th 2019 at 1pm. We invite you to join us in this special occasion of thanksgiving and remembrance of the life of your loved ones. More details can be found at our event pages links here: http://bit.ly/2IlxbKL or here: http://bit.ly/31f7l3q
HSBC UK Let’s Ride Birmingham takes place this Sunday 9th June 2018. Please allow extra time for your journey to church as many of the roads will be closed around our building from 6:00am – 8:00pm. Full details on their website: http://bit.ly/2WrT1WP and road closures can be found in the map below:
Join us for a day of Prayer and Fasting for People and Places this Friday 24th May. We will be praying for our city. We will be praying for our diocese. We will be offering ourselves as living stones. There will be services of simple prayer held in the side chapel at 8am and 6pm. The church will be open between these times with three prayer stations to inspire and focus our prayers. Please join us if you can!
We hold our monthly all age worship service this Sunday 26th May 2019. Come and be part of our community as we sing, pray, read the Bible and learn together. Everybody is welcome as we continue the sermon series – ‘Unexpected Encounters with Jesus’ This week the theme is ‘On the Beach’ . Come and join us. All ages welcome!
Join us for the Cadbury Lectures with renowned theologian Miroslav Volf from 28 – 30 May 2019. The Edward Cadbury centre and Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham would like to warmly invite you to the upcoming Edward Cadbury Lectures with Professor Miroslav Volf tiltled The World as God’s Home. The event is free of charge and from 6pm—7.30pm here at St Martin’s followed by refreshments from 7.30pm—8.30pm. Register at this link: http://bit.ly/2Jh4Fwx
Smithfield Development at the Bullring is set to bring a new public square, leisure, shops, 2,000 homes and a vibrant market. CIGB Workplace Chaplaincy and St Martins in the Bullring have had Markets Chaplains for decades. Does development mark continuity for the Markets or something new? How affordable will new entrepreneurial opportunity and social capital be? Speakers include: Bernice Ellis (previously outdoor Market Trader), Richard Cowell (Birmingham City Council Assistant Director for Development) and Janet Kidner (Lendlease, the Smithfield Developers). Monday 20th May 2019, 5.30—8.00pm St Martins in the Bullring B5 5BB Refreshments served from 5.30. AGM Business at 6.00 Speakers from 6.45 followed by a public discussion. All Welcome! Register with firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, 13th May
Velo Birmingham & West Midlands will once again be taking place across the region with limited access to the church building from 01:00—20:30 this Sunday 12th May. There are going to be significant road closures in the local area on event day. Special notice should be taken that the longest road closure in the area runs from 01:00-20:30 on Sherlock Street with the B4100 closed from 01:00-10:30. For more information and road closure/event maps; please contact the church office either by phone on 0121 600 6020 or email on email@example.com or check out the event website here: http://bit.ly/2UOsnlj
Join us as we launch Live@thetealounge on Friday 24th May 2019. A family friendly evening of Christian entertainment. An eclectic mix of music, poetry and comedy. To attend, please book by Eventbrite through our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/thetealoungebham/with all the proceeds going to St Martin in the Bull Ring. If you’re interested in signing up to perform please contact us via our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/thetealoungebham/
Worship with us at St. Martin in the Bull Ring for the Easter season Every Sunday at 9.30 11.00 5.00 Every Tuesday and Thursday – Holy Communion at 12.30 w/c 21 April At the Tomb 28 April In the Garden 5 May On the Road to Emmaus 12 May In a Room Full of Fear 19 May Behind Locked Doors 26 May On the Beach
Join us for a special; day of worship and interceding prayer for the homeless. Please get involved, it will be the largest gathering of compassion for those who care for the homeless. One of God’s children dies on the streets every week. It’s time to pray for change.
We launch our new sermon series – ‘Get Fit for Lent – Exercising Spiritual Disciplines’! Jeremy Allcock is preaching at all three services on the theme ‘Get Fit for Lent: spiritual disciplines‘. Come and worship with us! #lent
Worship with us at St Martin’s as we explore The Holy Spirit: w/c Sun 23 June: Fruit of the Spirit. w/c Sun 7 July: Praying with the Spirit. w/c Sun 14 July: Gifted by the Spirit. w/c Sun 21 July: Living in the Spirit. Service Times: Sundays at 9:30, 11:00 & 5:00 Tuesdays at 12:30 Thursdays at 12:30 St Martin i n t h e B u l l R i n g Address: St Martin in the Bullring, Edgbaston Street, Birmingham, B5 5BB Website: