Church of England Diocese of Rochester St. Martin, Barnehurst

St. Martin's, Barnehurst

Welcome to Saint Martin's - the Parish Church of Barnehurst

Sadly, due to the Corona virus most of our services been suspended but starting on the 5th of July the church will be open for a service of Holy Communion on Sundays at 10:30am.

Sunday and Wednesday Morning Prayer will still be available via email and via Facebook Livestream (Sunday only) and Zoom. Please contact the ministry team for more details.


St Martin's 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 (PSO). The Diocese of Rochester’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSO. 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.


If your Banns were due to be read at St. Martin's then please contact the Vicar or Priest-in-Charge of the parish in which you are to be married.

Get in touch

The Reverend Gareth Bowen

The Vicarage 93 Pelham Road Barnehurst Bexleyheath Kent

Family Worship

Every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. for 1hr 15m

St. Martin's Church
Erith Road, Barnehurst

This is our main Service incorporating Holy Communion and using contemporary language.

Unfortunately due to Covid-19 we cannot have the usual mix of traditional hymns and more modern Christian music nor will refreshments be served afterwards.

Common Worship Family Friendly Event held in a Church

Good news. St. Martin's will be re-open on Sunday 5th July

2 Jul 2020, midnight
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