St Mary Magdalene † St Bartholomew †
St Alban † St Edmund †
Sunday 15th January 2017 Epiphany 2
In Our Prayers:
In the Diocese: the Proctors & Laity of our Diocese who are members of the General Synod.
In the Anglican Communion: the Dioceses of Kyoto & Kyushu (Japan)
In the world: people of the USA as the new President is sworn in.
With Christian Aid: those who live with the legacy of the earthquake
in Haiti 7 years ago.
In the Parish: those who live along: Howard Rd, Jenkins Lane & Jephson Rd.
The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Lindborg, Paul Gray, Tony Osokoya, Alec Creggan, Valerie Colman, Eugenie Scott,Alston Harry, Margaret Greenhall, Eileen Exley, Dorothy Page,
Julie Ålale,Zareen Choudhur, Anthonia, Peter Baker, Pat Williams,
Fiona McGuiness & Albert Davis.
Norman is having a trial stay at Manor Farm Home and it was lovely
to see him at last Sunday’s service.
Albert Davis is now back from hospital and recovering at home.
Those who have died: Robert Smith, Jill Saward, Brenda Nicholls, William Houchin, Hugh Peppiatt & Mrs Bumi Olaloku
May they rest in peace and rise in glory.
Thank you to all who attended the funeral of Mrs Mabel Lawrence.
Please continue to pray for the family.
Readings for 22nd January 2017:
Isaiah 9: 1-4 1 Corinthians 1: 10-18 Matthew 4: 12-23
Parish Birthdays: Happy Birthday to: Guy Quigley & Adeloa Daramola
29th January Candlemass - presentation of Christ in the Temple.
JOINT PARISH SERVICE at St Edmund’s.
President & Preacher the Bishop of Barking.
A BIG THANK YOU to all who put together St Edmund’s party last Saturday. It was a great success.
Our Parish Administrator, Brenda, has announced that she is retiring on 31st March. Brenda has served this parish for over 20 years, and for 11 in her current role and we will miss her, but wish her and her family every happiness as this new stage of life unfolds. We are having a party to send Brenda off in style on March 30th. More about the appointment process for the administrator role as it unfolds - watch this space!
A total of £229.65 was raised at the Christingle service at St Mary’s on Christmas Eve.
St Bart’s updated Rota until Mothering Sunday is available today.
St Mary’s are drawing up a new rota. If you want to help out please sign up on the forms available at the back of Church.
BART’S CAFÉ. Me & My Music. Tuesday 24th January 7.30pm.
Gillian Mayer reveals her favourite music. £7.50 for a 2 course dinner.
Study Day - 9th February - Canon Edward Carter, Canon Theologian at Chelmsford Cathedral - Just Economics? Some theological reflections on economic justice drawing on scripture and tradition to reflect on the current situation £7.50 for the day including lunch.
Book for either of these events via Sue in the Café or the Parish Office.
NEXT Quiz Night 16th February. 7.30pm.
Being a Parent Course. An 8 week course to help parents learn practical communication skills for everyday life & bring up confident, happy and co-operative children. A free course for parents of children aged 9-16. Starts 26th January – 23rd March. Thursdays 10.00am – 11.45am at St Bart’s. To find out more join us for tea & coffee
Men’s Health and Exercise with the British Martial Arts and Boxing Association - 8th February at St Bart’s. Open martial arts classes from 10.30am -12 noon and 1-30 till 3pm. Other activities to be confirmed - all welcome (including women!) We are running this event in conjunction with the CCG and St Bart’s Surgery.
St Mary’s still have some calendars left at a cost of £4. They are at the back of Church.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
St Edmund’s DCC 18th January 2017 7.00pm
The PCC Party this year is an Open House at the Rectory on
26th January at 8.00pm. All welcome. Sue would like a rough idea of numbers so please let the office know if you are coming along.
St Mary’s DCC 22nd February 7.30pm
MIDWEEK EUCHARISTS Wednesday 10.00am at St Edmund’s, Wednesday 6.30pm at 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
Registered Charity No: 1127847 Team Rector Revd Dr Sue Lucas
Team Vicar Revd Quintin Peppiatt 020 8471 8751.