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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 on the human body, Christianity, and the physical, psychological, and spiritual effects of leprosy. Philip’s latest book, Fearfully and Wonderfully, brings together the publications he co-wrote with Dr Paul Brand, with new insights and
The Leprosy Mission
Today, many people believe that leprosy no longer exists. Yet millions still live with permanent disabilities due to the disease, and 250,000 new diagnoses are made each year. Worse still, people affected by the disease
remain stigmatised, being shunned by their loved ones and discriminated against. The Leprosy Mission, inspired by Jesus’s commandment to heal people with leprosy, works to see leprosy defeated and lives transformed.
This will be a hugely popular event so if you are interested in attending please book your tickets now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fearfully-and-wonderfully-the-philip-yancey-tour-birmingham-tickets-64223316669
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
5pm 25 August – John Gerighty
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Sundays at 9:30, 11:00 & 5:00
Tuesdays at 12:30
Thursdays at 12:30
i n t h e B u l l R i n g
St Martin in the Bullring,
We are sorry but the church will be closed from 2pm today due to a private event. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and we will be open as usual on Thursday 20th at 10am as usual.
Join us on Sunday at 9.30, 11.00 & 5.00 as we celebrate Trinity Sunday at all three services. Come and worship with us! #trinitysunday
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.