Welcome to St. Martin's Church Desford

  • Children’s Christmas Party


    St Martin’s Church

    Sunday 5th December

    3 – 5pm

    Children’s Entertainer with lots of fun & games

    Pizza for Kids

    Seasonal refreshments available for adults to purchase

    Limited numbers, so booking essential

    Phone Jane & Ian on 01455 828542

    Online Advent Calendar


    Send this link to your friends and family and they will be able to open
    one door each day in December until Christmas

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    St. Martin's Desford Facebook Page

    Services Can Be Seen Online

    We will continue to have online services on Sundays, these will be available by 5pm on the Sunday.

    These will continue in September after our break in July and August.

    Weekly Groups

    Online Weekly Monday Night Prayers 7.30pm (20-30min)

    This is a chance to come together to pray for our communities and for those further afield. Please do join Gareth and Rob as we gather to pray. This will be hosted on Zoom, which is a free videocall platform, so if you’ve not used Zoom before please do let Rob or Gareth know and they’ll be happy to offer some advice.
    These are the login details…

    Monday Night Prayer Link

    Meeting ID: 881 9851 0430
    Password: eveprayers

    Coffee & Chat (Tuesday)

    On Tuesdays from 10.30am to 12pm in St Martin’s Church Hall you are invited to come along to Coffee & Chat.  This is an informal social group, open to anyone, just turn up and stay for as long as you like.  Please bring a facemask.

    Rainbows Toddler Group (Wednesday)

    Calling all toddlers, on Wednesday mornings from 9.30am to 11.30am, we have fun, games, snacks & some songs in St Martin’s Church Hall.  Do bring your parent or carer along and join in the fun.  There is a charge of £2, but we think that’s a bargain, so do come along! Adults please bring a facemask.

    Craft Group (Thursday)

    The craft group has now restarted on Thursdays in St Martin’s Church with socially distanced tables of 6 max. The group meets from 10am until 12pm in church for chat and all sorts of crafts, just bring along a project you’d like to work on, we’d love to welcome you. Please bring a facemask

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    St Mart’s & St Bart’s KIDS ONLINE 

    We will be doing a bi-weekly Kids Online service.  As with our regular online service, this will be found on our YouTube channel
    When? Every other week on Sunday… 
    What is it? a 10-minute, child-oriented service, with worship, story and activity
    Please do spread the word and let us know what you think.

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    Users of St. Martin's Desford Church Hall 2021


    • Table Tennis – January – March 7.00pm – 10.00pm


    • Coffee & Chat: weekly 10.30am – 12 noon
    • Lunches: 2nd Tuesday in month 12.30 – 2.00pm 
    • Loving Hands: 4th Tuesday 1pm – 4pm
    • Rainbows (5 – 7 year olds) 4.45pm – 5.45pm term time
    • Brownies (7 – 10 year olds) 6pm – 7.30pm term time
    • Guides (10 – 14 year olds) 7.30pm – 9pm term time


    • Rainbows (weekly Mums & Toddlers) 9.30am – 11.30am term time
    • Living Sober 6pm


    • Zumba 10am on 1st, 2nd & 4th Thursday
    • Forget me Not, on the 3rd Thursday 10.30am
    • Exercise Class 5.30 - 7pm
    • Yoga 7.30pm  on 1st, 2nd & 4th Thursday
    • Desford Wine Circle on 3rd Thursday 7.30pm


    • Tai Chi 2-3pm


    • Occasional bookings for parties etc

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    P.Stokes (Website Editor)
    Email: webmaster@stmartinsdesford.org.uk


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  • Safeguarding

    Safeguarding At
    St. Martin's

    If you have a safeguarding concern,
    then please contact our local Safeguarding Officer Kay Smith
    07928 657736.

    If you wish to speak to the
    Diocesan Safeguarding
    Team, or to someone outside the church, their contact details are
    available here

    St Martin's Church Desford PCC has adopted the Church of England's Safeguarding Policy Statement when putting into place measures to Safeguard Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults. Promoting A Safer Church