Get involved in St Martin's life by joining a small group

Groups are meeting in various ways that comply with the latest Covid-19 rules and advice.

Please contact your group leader for details.

Life Groups

We have eight small groups who meet for Bible study, prayer and growing as disciples together.

Please contact the Vicar or speak to one of the leadership team if you would like to join a group.

Acorn Group

Alternate Tuesday evenings


Russell and Janet Kitson

We use a selection of materials and points for discussion. Our discussions often focus on issues related to our local area and its population, and how we as Christians can have an influence within our community. We care for and support each other in friendship and prayer.

Burlington Group

Alternate Tuesday evenings


Chrissie Morris

We meet for worship, Bible study, prayer, support for one another and to build community. We believe we are St Martin's in miniature and therefore reflect what happens in our church

Divine Coffee Lyfe Group

Various times


a member of the leadership team

A small group which meets irregularly to share life’s concerns over coffee who undertake to faithfully pray for, and continually support each other.

Mums the Word

Monday Mornings


a member of the leadership team

Details to follow

Orchard Group

Alternate Tuesday evenings


Glenn Hickson or Helena Shipston

The Orchard Group is all about growing in discipleship together in a safe space. We meet to share our views on the Sunday Bible readings and sermons and to explore how these teachings can be lived out in our everyday lives.

Redhill Group

Alternate Friday Mornings


Sue White

We meet to support each other in our journey of faith, by drawing closer in friendship ,sharing experiences in confidence , and exploring our faith. We sometimes use The Sundays sermons, which are packed with potential for discussion, and further discoveries, plus other bible resources. Prayer and worship is an important part of each session. We feel we are learning and growing together, in Gods love which we hope is reflected in our relationships within St Martin's


Tuesday evenings


a member of the leadership team

Details to follow

Sanctuary Group

Alternate Wednesday evenings


Lesley Cohen

We start by sharing our experiences, things to be thankful for and our prayer needs. We have a time of Bible study or other reflection on our faith journey.

Our sessions provide a place where we can confide in each other and offer each other support. We also enjoy learning together and accompanying each other in our everyday lives as disciples of Jesus Christ.

Other Groups

Men's Group


Philip Potter

Various times  & venues.

See weekly news sheet.

An informal group of men sharing each other's company and growing in faith and friendship together. We often go to local restaurants for breakfast or evening meals together and organise trips to places of interest. Open to men at St Martin’s and their friends and neighbours.

Cherish Team


Penny Breakwell


A group of people who visit members of our church family who are unable to get to church, or those who are ill, in need or in hospital. If you would like someone to visit or you know of anyone who would appreciate a visit, please contact the church office in the first instance and we shall arrange a visit. This can be a straightforward visit for a chat and an update on church news or we can offer you Communion.

Jolly Tots


Gillian James

9.30am - 11am every Tuesday during school term-time

A group for babies and children up to 4 yrs old and their parents/carers.

For more details click HERE

Knit and Natter


Christine Baldwin

Every Monday at 2pm except during August

We provide a space for people who enjoy craft as well as an opportunity to share fellowship and exchange ideas over a cup of tea. Bring your own knitting or crafting. £2 charge for refreshments. Open to all.

Coffee Mornings


Usually the last Monday of each month - 10.15am to 12 Noon

You are welcome to join us for refreshments, a quiz, chat and friendship.

2019 dates: 29 July, 19 August, 30 September, 28 October, 25 November, 30 December

A small charge of £1.50 is made for filter coffee (including refills) plus homemade cakes.

Music Group

Rehearsals on alternate Thursday evenings

We lead the music for worship on Sundays and other occasions. If you sing or play an instrument and would like to join us at any time please have a word with one of us.

Unplugged Prayer and Worship


Last Sunday of each month (except in August) at 6pm

A time of informal worship and prayer for our nation, our city, our parish, our church and for one another. Everyone is welcome to join in this venture as we seek God together.


First Sunday of each month 4pm-6pm

Joint Churches ecumenical youth group on first Sundays at Sherwood Methodist / St Martin’s Church

City Prayer


Second Thursday of each month, 7-8am. Varous venues

St Martin's is involved with Nottingham City Prayer which is a monthly gathering of Christians from many different churches who meet to pray for their local communities, the city and the nation. Coffee and tea served from 6.50am and there is breakfast afterwards.

Click here to find out more.

Tech Team


A group of volunteers who look after and operate the audio-visual equipment that is used at St Martin's to assist with worship. One of our most important roles is to project the words of worship songs, Bible readings and sometimes liturgy to a screen during 10am Sunday services enabling the congregation to participate without the encumbrance of too many books.