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Welcome to the Parish of St. Martin & St. Paul, Canterbury
Our Parish consists of two thriving churches within the City of Canterbury, Kent.
St. Paul's Church dates from Norman times and is very close to the city centre. St Paul's shares its loaction with the Parish Centre, built in 2005. The interior of the church underwent a major refurbishment which was compleleted in April 2013.
St. Martin's Church is England's oldest Parish church and part of the Canterbury World Heritage Site. St. Augustine visited our church in 597 to begin the mission authorised by Pope Gregory the Great.
Together we continue our mission to live out the Gospel in thought, word and deed.
Our churches stand in the centre of the Inclusive, Liberal Anglican tradition; we have an enthusiastic choir (new members welcome) and a lively Sunday Zone for children which meets at St. Paul's at 10.30 am in term time.
The church also runs an informal Messy Church in the Querns community centre, a very popular monthly Taize service on a Sunday evening.
Please see this or our website for more details, contacts and service times!
WHOEVER YOU ARE, YOU WILL BE INCLUDED AND ALL ARE VERY WELCOME!!!
We are called to worship God in Jesus Christ and to make Christ known in our community.
We do not have all the answers. We are on a spiritual journey. We look to scripture, reason and tradition to help us on our way.
Whoever you are, we offer a space for you to draw nearer to God and walk with us.
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Church Street St Paul's
- Regular Services
Wheelchair accessible toilets
(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)
Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Emmaus and Various other lectures and courses throughout the year.
|www.backtochurch.com||The Parish Centre, built in 2007 and therefore one of the newest in Canterbury, comprises the main hall for the parish, plus a kitchen, an office, and male and female WCs on the ground floor. There are three meeting rooms on the first floor, one of which can be used for quiet contemplation, and another as a music practice room.The hall or the other rooms can be hired. The costs are, for the first hour:Main Hall: £25 per hour. The Hall will cater for 75 - 80 people sitting at tables.Meeting Room: £15 per hour. This room will take 15 - 20 people.Childrens Room: £15 per hour. This room will take about 25 people.Music Room: £17.50 per hour. This room will take up to 30 people.For the second or subsequent hours, the hire costs are:Main Hall: £20 per hourMeeting Room: £10 per hourChildrens Room: £10 per hourMusic Room: £12.5 per hourFor further information, please ring the parish office on 01227 768072, or the Premises Supervisor (Mrs Jackie Curd) on 01227 452131, and someone will return your call as soon as possible.|
The current editor is: Jo Richards