125 Years of St. Martin’s!

2014 marks St. Martin’s 125th Anniversary. We’re celebrating all year long! Additional events and offerings will be added here as they are planned.

All Parish Photo, Ministry Opportunity Fair, and Docented Tours

September 14, 2014
Parish Hall
Opportunity Fair will take place all morning, between and after the 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. services. All Parish Photo will be taken for the 125th immediately following the 10:00 a.m. service. Tours of the church will run in the late morning, during the fair and after the photo.

Parish Forum Offering on St. Martin’s History

Sunday Morning at 10:00 a.m.
Parish Hall
The First Century - September 21

Sung Compline at Buttercup Cottage

Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Site of Buttercup Cottage on Cresheim Valley Drive
Join us for a sung compline at Buttercup Cottage to celebrate the social justice work of the St. Martin’s parishioners who came before us. The Rector will arrive on his bicycle in remembrance of The Reverend LeRoy who served as the cottage’s chaplain.

Buttercup Cottage - drawing by R.H. Sturges

A Brief History of “Buttercup Cottage” - an essay by David R. Contosta

125 Ways to Serve: Care Packages for St. James School

Sunday, October 12 at 10:00 a.m. Forum Hour
Parish Hall
Join us in our efforts to assemble 125 Care Packages for our Outreach Partner the St. James School in North Philadelphia.

Save the Date!

October 18, 2014 - 125th Anniversary Gala
More information to come.

St. Martin’s Day

November 16, 2014 - All Services
Join us as we celebrate the feast day of our patron saint, Martin of Tours. Activities include: Pancake breakfast (available between all services) by our youth to support their pilgrimage to South Dakota, a recognition of our 50-year-members, the opening of an exhibit of pictures and artifacts from our 125 years, and docented tours of the church taking place following the 11:15 a.m. service.

High Mass for Christ the King

November 23, 2014 - 11:15 a.m.
We close out our 125th Anniversary celebration events with a High Mass for Christ the King Sunday. Join us at our 11:15 a.m Choral Eucharist for this beautiful example of our high Anglican tradition.

Past Events

125th Anniversary Evensong

Click the orange arrow below to listen to music from our 125th Anniversary Evensong on February 2, 2014, including original compositions by Erik Meyer.

Regular Sunday Schedule

8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
9:15 a.m. worship.together (Eucharist for preschool families)
9:15 a.m. Parish Forum & Christian Education (Kairos)
10:30 a.m. Choral Eucharist

Other Days

Morning prayer is offered at 7:30 a.m. weekdays, in the Mary Chapel.

Silent morning meditation is offered at 8:15 a.m. weekdays, in the Mary Chapel.

Mid-week Eucharist is offered at 12:15 p.m. Wednesdays, in the Mary Chapel.

Compline is offered at 7:00 p.m. on 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, in the Church.

Choral Evensong is offered at 5:00 p.m. on 1st Sundays, Oct.-June, in the Church.

We would love to have you join us.


This Episcopal church is located in the heart of the historic neighborhood of Chestnut Hill, five blocks west of Germantown Avenue at the corner of St. Martin’s Lane and West Willow Grove Avenue.

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