Coronavirus guidance from the Church of England

In light of the Government guidance, the Church of England has said that all churches are to close to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Read the statement in full here. You can find a live stream service or event to watch from home here.

Church of England Diocese of London St. Martin with St. Andrew Kentish Town

St Martin Gospel Oak

With regret, the Diocese has now instructed that all churches must fully close, and therefore there will be no private prayer sessions at St. Martin's Gospel Oak, and we will be temporarily remain closed to the public.

If you would like a 'buddy' from St Martin's to chat/pray on the phone, Mthr Carol is busy organising a team, do get in touch - [email protected] / [email protected]  or Tel-  Mother Carol on 020 7485 3807

St Martin’s: serving God and the community for 150 years” 1865 - 2015

St Martin's is a warm and welcoming church with a lively worshipping community at the heart of the fascinating Gospel Oak Ward in Kentish Town. A dramatic grade I listed Church, St Martin’s is a stones throw away from Parliament Hill. The church was described by Pevsner as the 'craziest of London's Victorian churches', adorned as it was, with pinnacles, like some fairy tale castle, was built in 1865.

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Rev'd Carol Barrett Ford - [email protected]

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The parish of St Martin with St Andrew Gospel Oak is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of London’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

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Mother Carol Barrett Ford

St Martin's Vicarage 26 Vicar's Road London

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All Age Worship with Holy Communion

Every First Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 1hr

St Martin's Church
Vicar's Road
Gospel Oak
London NW5 4NL

This is a child friendly service, with Holy Communion, for people of all ages, aimed particularly at families.

Family Friendly Refreshments Common Worship