Where is St Martins?

Forthcoming Events

Herne Summer Fair
Herne Summer Fair

Come and join us our at the Herne Summer Fair at the Herne Infant School on Saturday June 11th from 11:00 am

Church Groups

Bell Ringers
Bell Ringing at St Martins

The Bells are rung regularly for Sunday Service at 09:45 am, at Weddings and for National Occasions.

Practice night is on Wednesday from 8:00 - 9:00 pm.

We are always looking for people to come forward to learn to ring.



Sunday School
Sunday School

On the first Sunday the young people take part in the All Age Sunday Service.

On other Sundays Sunday School takes place during the first part of the Sunday Service splitting to groups except on the first Sunday of the month, the teenagers leaving to have an activity at the Smugglers Pub whilst other young people have an activity in the Ridley Room within the Church

House Groups
House Groups

All are welcome to our House groups that meet regularly at various church member 's homes during the month.

Please contact Our Curate Estella (01227 206272) to find out further details of where a Prayer Group is meeting when and where.

St Martins Choir

The choir sings for services each week, and practises weekly on Thursday from 7:00pm to 8:15pm.
The Choir also as required sing at Weddings, Funerals and the Christmas Carol Concert

We always looking for new members.

Please contact Susan Record susan@cuthberthb.com for further information

Youth Ministry

Friday Youth
Friday Youth

Friday Youth is on Fridays (!) at 6pm to 7.30pm in the Institute hall and is open to young people in year groups 6 to 10, with older young people often staying to help lead. We play games, do craft, cook, chat, guzzle tuck, share a short reflection on life and Jesus and generally chill out. ( contact the vicar Elaine 370256 for info)

Schools Out
Schools Out

Schools Out! is a club held in the Junior school after school on Fridays and is led by Sarah McMullen (362661) This is a fun and active group for children from year 3 to year 6 ( with the older year 6 children becoming helpers if they wish or attending the older group in the Institute Hall.

Sunday Youth
Sunday Youth

During the first part of the Sunday service and the teens meet in church and then go together to the Pub opposite for their session except the 1st Sunday of the month.


Little Fishes at St Peters
Little Fishes

Come along and meet other local mums

Look forward to meeting you!

Other Information

We are open every Friday in term times from 9.30 - 11.30

Tea, toast and biscuits

Secure outside play area for sunny days £1.00 per family


Toddlers group Institute Hall Herne
Toddlers, babies and carers groups
Term Time Only
Every Tuesday at 10:00 AM
Family Friendly creche Coffee

St Peters

Community Cafe
Community Cafe

A coffee morning for the residents of Greenhill. Raffle usually in aid of Help for Heroes.
Every Tuesday at 10:00 AM for 2 hours

About Us
St Peters Greenhill

We are a small but friendly congregation. St Peter's is a multi use building and so has good facilities. Our worship maximises the informality that this building naturally creates. We have many activities here from Friday Little Fishes parent and Toddler /baby group, a Community Cafe on Tuesday Mornings for older people, a community lunch, Messy church every month, Holy Communion and All age services.


St Martins
St Martins Facebook
St Peters

Welcome to The Parish of St Martin in Herne and St Peters Greenhill

Welcome to St Martins 

We are a family friendly church that balances  a central church tradition in a beautiful ancient place of worship. We encourage a mixed economy of worship and hope that there is something for everyone. 

We have a range of different worship services and our monthly (usually!) evening services encompass Taize, Sung evensong, Holy Communion, Healing services, tea/ Cakes with songs of praise etc. 

We are building up a small groups and social activities as well as service to the wider community and those in need. 

Do pop in or ring to find out more. We aim to welcome you as Christ welcomes us all.


Newsletter 30th May

Future Events

 ---Photographers Get Snapping St Martins for the Summer Photo Competition (See below for further Info) ----HLF have awarded St Martins £248,800 and given us  permission to start the work----Summer Fair 11th June Herne Infant School--


History of St Martins

Restoration Funding News
List of Funders

We have received grants from

Heritage Lottey Fund £42000 for Development Phase
Heritage Lottey Fund £248800 for Delivery Phase
Friends of Kent Churches £10000
Jill Franklin Trust £500
AllChurches Trust £4400
Urban&Civic £10000

We still need further funds to Install a Main Drainage Toilet and further structural repairs to the Church Interior

Where is St Peters?

Parish Diary - Next Week

Wednesday June 29
10:00AM -
Holy Communion St Martins
Wednesday June 29
08:00PM - 09:00PM
Bellringing Practice
Thursday June 30
07:00PM - 08:30PM
Choir Practice
Friday July 1
10:00AM -
Little Fishes Toddler Group St Peters
Sunday July 3
08:00AM -
Holy Communion
Sunday July 3
09:45AM - 11:00AM
Sung Communion Service and Sunday School
Sunday July 3
11:00AM - 05:00PM
Photographic Competition
Tuesday July 5
10:00AM -
Toddler Group - InstituteHall
Tuesday July 5
10:00AM -
Community Cafe

Summer Festival Events

Photographic Competition
St Martin's Summer Festival Photographic Competition

St Martin’s Church Photographic Competition

Organised by Herne Bay Photographic Club

Come along to St Martin’s Church in Herne to photograph the beautiful 14th century church and take part in this special Photographic Competition, which is part of the St Martin’s Restoration Project.

Free for the public to take part, up to two images may be submitted, taken of the inside or outside of the church, and will be divided into four age groups: 7 and under; 8-11; 12-17; 18 and over. Deadline for entries is 31st May 2016.

St Martin’s Church will be open to photographers on Saturdays from 9.30am to 11.30am throughout April and May, Sundays from 2pm to 4pm during May, and at other times by appointment: contact John Bennett Tel: 01227 637813, Mob: 07775 913150, or email: johndotbennett@tiscali.co.uk.

All entries will be on display in St Martin’s Church from 1pm, Friday, 1st July until Sunday 3rd July. The winning pictures will be announced by Kent County Photographic Association Judge Malcolm Hardie at a special event at 3pm, Sunday, 3rd July, in St Martin’s Church, which will include tea, coffee, cakes and a beer tent. The church will be open to view entries from 2.30pm

Prizes: Under 18s, a photo-related book suitable for the age group; for over 18s, £25, plus one year’s free membership to Herne Bay Photographic Club (worth £35). In addition, all photographers with winning or highly commended images will receive a copy of their image in a mount.

For more information and to enter visit: Herne Bay Photo Club Website http://www.hbphotoclub.co.uk:

Please contact our Curate Rev Estella Last for Enquiries about Services, Baptisms and Funerals

EMail: estellalast@gmail.com Tel: 01227 206272

For Weddings please contact our wedding administrator Mrs Joan Jeffers on 07544 234 101 between 10am and 5pm Wednesday to Saturday. Alternatively please email your enquiry to jojefferswork@gmail.com giving your name, address, telephone number, preferred wedding date and she will get back to you.

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HLF Grant Towards the Restoration Of St Martins

St Martin's PCC is pleased to announce that St Martin's church has received initial support with "a first-round pass" of up to £286,500, which represents 80% of total project costs of £358,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the conservation, restoration and repair of the exterior stonework

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