15 April 2018 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Barkingside (St Francis) Stuart Batten, Michael Bradley

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Carlisle (York, England)

In the world: for those killed and injured in the town of Douma, in Eastern Ghouta, Syria and for peace for that land.

With Christian Aid: Give thanks for the Big Shift campaign. Pray that banks will respond to our call to shift investments out of fossil fuels and into renewable energy.

In the Parish: those who live in Greenleaf Road, Gresham Road, Grosvenor Road

The sick and suffering: Robert Akowuah, Julie Alale, McLeod Ashton, Joan Boyce, Marjorie Chuku, Clarice, Alec Creggan, John Davies, Eileen Dorrington, Coraline Edwards, Paul Gray, Paula Gray, Gloria Hamilton, Alston Harry, Jeff Hayes, Eunice Johnson, Emilda Lawrence, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Hazel Maidment, Fiona McGuiness, Tony Osokoya, Les Rowe, Samuel, Alice Singh, Marcia Sobers, Bob Stokes, John Turnpenny, Karen White, Yves.

Those who have died: Doreen Lloyd White   May she rest in peace and rise in glory

Funeral is at 10am on 20 April 2018 at City of London Crematorium

Readings for 22 April: Acts 4.5-12    1 John 3.16-end    John 10.11-18

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Emelda Frimpong, Lesley Scawthorn and Michael Weeks.

Welcome all to the Joint Parish Eucharist and to our Diocesan Bishop Stephen who is presiding and preaching today.  There will be a retiring collection in aid of the Essex Clergy Charity.  Please join us for refreshments after the service.

St Mary’s If you’re interested in taking a coach to John’s ordination on 15th September at 6pm in Chelmsford Cathedral – please let Laurine know as we need to gauge interest before booking a coach for the evening.

It’s good to welcome Salisbury Primary School to St Mary’s next week.

St Bart’s The next confirmation class will be next Sunday, 22nd April.

St Bart’s Café Reminder of the open meeting, externally facilitated, by Rev Paul Regan on Thursday 19th April at 7pm at St Bart’s to enable us to find a way forward.  Please spread the word to anyone who might be interested.  If you would like to come, and need transport, please contact the office.

Bart’s Café -Volunteers needed

Do you have a few hours to spare during the week and would like to help the team in the Café during Lunch ?  If so, please contact the Parish Office 020 8470 0011, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or pop into the Café.

Annual Parish Christian Aid Week Concert - Saturday 12th May, 3-5.30pm, St Edmund's Church, Katherine Rd, Forest Gate. Tickets on sale soon £7 (£3 under 12s). If you'd like to play, sing, recite, dance or perform, please let us know by Sunday 29th April. Ed (St Edmund's), Alison (St Mary's), Parish Office (St Bart's).

Vocations Day with Bishop Peter and Archdeacon Elwin

at Christ Church, Wanstead, Wanstead Place, London E11 2SW.  Saturday, 19th May 2018 between 9-1pm. For more details, contact Debbie Kelly - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 020 8989 8557.

Archdeacons Visitation Service Tuesday 22nd May at 8pm at St John the Baptist Leytonstone, 823 High Road, E11 1HH.  Church wardens both outgoing and incoming are required to attend.  It is a good idea for DCC and PCC members to attend.  All are welcome. If you need a lift, please contact the office.

Save the Date

Thursday 24 May from 5pm Wesley Pilgrimage with our Methodist friends. Begins at 5pm with Evensong at St Paul’s Cathedral. Further details shortly.

Walsingham National Pilgrimage We are once again running a coach from the Parish to Walsingham on Monday 28th May 2018.  First pick up is likely to be 8am return to East Ham around 7.30pm.  Cost is £20 per person.  Please book with the Parish Office.

PCC and DCC DATES.

St Edmunds’s DCC meeting is on 24 April 2018 at 7.30 pm.

St Bart’s DCC meeting is on 6 May 2018 at 11.30am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC meeting is 4 July 2018 at 7.30 pm in the Parish Room.

MIDWEEK EUCHARIST

Weds 10.00 at St Edmund’s, Weds 18.30 at St Mary’s, Thurs 12.30 at St Bart’s

The Daily Office: Morning Prayer at 9am Mon & Thurs at St Bart’s, Tues at St Mary’s, Wed at 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 

email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  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. 

Team Vicar Revd Quintin Peppiatt 020 8471 8751.