A list of the church groups

Groups at St Martin’s and St Thomas’s

The church organises many groups which meet regularly for fellowship, discussion and activities.  If you are interested in finding out more, the contact details are provided below.

Fellowship groups

Home Discussion groups

These meet at various times during the week. Contact Colin Thorpe (01223 246736) for details.

Men’s Breakfast 

2nd Saturday 7.30am – 9:00am monthly at St. Thomas’s.
Contact David Baker (01223 244091). (Read more)

Women’s Breakfast

1st Saturday 8.30am monthly at St. Martin’s.
Contact Margaret Anker (01223 248363). (Read more)

Mary and Martha

A women’s group which meets every Thursday from 10:00 to 12:00. On the first meeting each month it takes the form of “Mothers’ Prayers” (see www.mothersprayers.org). Contact Elizabeth Baker (01223 244091).

Introductory groups

St Martin’s Well (“the place where people meet”)

A place where whole families can relax together, play games, do some craft and reflect on the spiritual side of life. We meet in the hall at St Martin’s from 4 – 6pm on the second Saturday of the month, share a free hot meal together and learn about the Christian faith. Further information from Matthew Gunton.

Alpha Course

alpha2_bannerWe run this in conjunction with St Philip’s church. See their website Click here for the latest details or contact Johannes (01223 665848).


Groups for internationals


9.45 – 11.15 am on Fridays at St. Martin’s.
A group welcoming women from all cultures, customs and backgrounds who would like to meet others. Children are welcome; they stay with their parents and play with quiet toys.
£1 to cover the cost of refreshments.
Contact the Vista Team.(Read more)

International Bible Studies

CIMG1724Bible studies are run for internationals. Currently there is one meeting at St Martin’s on Wednesday afternoons for visiting scholars from China. Others can be arranged (for individuals or groups).
Contact Malcolm Wylie.