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 firstname.lastname@example.org