Where is St Martins?

Forthcoming Events

Messy Church
GOV UK Church Survey

This survey is about how our churches can best be protected and valued for future generations - please have a look and follow the link to the survey if you can - it doesn't take long. At present churches are generally run by teams of volunteers and financed purely through collections and local fundraising.

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.

Restoration Funding News
List of Funders

We have received grants from

Heritage Lottery Fund £42000 for Development Phase
Heritage Lottery 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

We have permission to Start the project from HLF Starting in May 2016

Herne Festival 2016

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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.

 --HLF have decided to support Phase 2 of our restoration with a first round pass of £327,000---Sunday 15th January 9.45 Sung Communion Service -----Licensing of Rev Carol Smith as Our New Vicar Wednesday 25th January 7:00pm-----

St Martins Restoration

History of St Martins

Where is St Peters?

Parish Diary - Next Week

Tuesday January 17
10:00AM -
Toddler Group - InstituteHall
Tuesday January 17
10:00AM -
Community Cafe
Wednesday January 18
10:00AM -
Mid Week Holy Communion(Said)
Wednesday January 18
08:00PM - 09:00PM
Bellringing Practice
Thursday January 19
07:00PM - 08:30PM
Choir Practice
Friday January 20
10:00AM -
Little Fishes Toddler Group St Peters
Sunday January 22
08:00AM -
Holy Communion
Sunday January 22
09:45AM - 11:00AM
Sung Holy Communion

St Martins Facebook

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 - Saturday. Alternatively you can email her on jojefferswork@gmail.com.

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