13th November 2016 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in News

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene †   St Bartholomew †  

          St Alban †    St Edmund †

            

Sunday 13h November 2016    Remembrance Sunday

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Prisoners week begins today, pray for those who are held in prison.

In the Anglican Communion: The Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain (E-P to the Archbishop of Canterbury), the Rt Revd Carlos Lopez-Lozano, Bishop

In the world: the people of America after the election result.

With Christian Aid: the COP22 climate talks taking place in Marrakesh.

In the Parish: those who live along: Gillett Avenue, Gooseley Lane & Grangewood Street

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Lindborg, Paul Gray, Tony Osokoya, Mabel Lawrence, Alec Creggan, John Locke, Valerie Colman, Terry Hooker, Eugenie Scott,Alston Harry, Margaret Greenhall, Eileen Exley, Dorothy Page,Brenda Nicholls, Julie Ålale, Zareen Choudhur, Anthonia, Peter Baker & Pat Williams.

Those who have died: Tony Howells.

             May he rest in peace and rise in glory.

Please keep Mary in your prayers at this sad time.

Readings for 20th November 2016:

JOINT SERVICE AT ST EDMUND’S

Jeremiah 23: 1-6           Colossians 1: 11-20         Luke 23: 33-43

PARISH BIRTHDAYS   HAPPY BIRTHDAY to

Layla-Jayne Tellis & Joyce Hayes

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY TODAY.

St Mary’s the 10.00am service will be shortened so we can gather at the War Memorial at 11.00am.

St Bart’s 9.30am & St Edmund’s 9.00am – short said service then attend the Civic Act of Remembrance. Meet at 10.15am at the Town Hall to walk down to the Cenotaph in Central Park for a 10.55am start.

Rev Sue is away on a course next week but can be contacted in an emergency on her mobile.

St Edmund’s Patronal 20th November.

Next Sunday will be a Joint Eucharist at St Edmund’s 10.00am

 

BOOK CLUB.Tomorrow Monday 14th November 2pm at Bart’s.

‘Carry on Jeeves’. The work of P.G.Wodehouse.   ALL WELCOME

FAITH IN SCHOOLS. There is some literature including a prayer diary available in the café area. In particular, if anyone would like to help with Christmas Experience, the training is on 15th November at St George’s. speak to Rev Sue. We are hosting Easter Experience next year.

ADVANCE NOTICE Save the date for a Congregational Meeting at St Bart’s regarding the building redevelopment. Advent Sunday 27th November after the Eucharist. All welcome (particularly St Bart’s, but the invitation is for all)

St Mary’s Christmas Market. Saturday 26th November.

11.00am – 3.00pm.

Raffle/books/cards/ Jams & Pickles/ Cakes / Clothes / Toys/ Bric a Brac. Refreshments available. Please come along and bring your friends.

We need good prizes for the main raffle and cakes for the cake stall.

BART’S CAFÉ. Quiz Night Thursday 8th December 7.30pm.

Quizmasters Timms Boys Cost £7.50. Book via Sue in the café or the Parish Office.

Christmas Song Countdown Monday 12th December 1pm.

We would love to know what the three favourite Christmas songs are in our Parish. The top ten will be sung at the Christmas Song Countdown Christmas Party. Forms will be available next week.

Full Hearts, Full Tummies at Christmas. Stratford Circus are giving 600 tickets to deprived children and their families to see a show and eat a hot meal. Your support will make some fantastic childhood memories, introduce children to the arts, fuel young imaginations & fill little tummies. You can help by offering donations. £20 pays for one seat & meal. £100 for a family. If you know of someone who’d benefit speak to Rev Sue.

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

PCC 22nd November 7.30pm at St Edmund’s.

St Mary’s DCC 7th December 7.00pm

St Edmund’s DCC 18th January 2017 7.00pm

MIDWEEK EUCHARISTS    Wednesday 10.00am St Edmunds,

Wednesday 6.30pm St Mary’s, Thursday 12.30pm at St Bart’s

The Daily Office: Morning Prayer at 9am

Monday & Thursday: St Bart’s, Tues: SMM, Wed: St Edmund’s (9.30am)

The Parish Office is open   Monday – Friday 9.30am – 3.30pm

292b Barking Road, E6 3BA.

Telephone 020 8470 0011

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www.easthamparish.org.uk

Registered Charity No: 1127847

Team Rector Revd Dr Sue Lucas

020 3662 8086 / 07976 901 389 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.