19 November 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew †  

            St Alban       St Edmund 

            

Sunday 19 November 2017 St Edmund King and Martyr                                      

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Colchester New Town and the Hythe (St Stephen, St Leonard, St Mary Magdalene) Ian Hilton, Nikki Foster-Kruczek, Tim Nice, Andrew Kind, Clare French.

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Vanuatu (Melanesia)

In the world: prisoners, refugees and homeless.

With Christian Aid: for their partner Caja Ludica in Guatemala who use arts and carnival activities to promote a culture of peace in communities rocked by violence.

In the Parish: those who live along Anglia Walk, Arragon Road, Ashley Road.

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Gray, Paul Gray, Alec Creggan, Fiona McGuiness, Coraline Edwards, Mark Dorrington, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Julie Alale, Hazel Maidment, Gloria Hamilton, Marcia Sobers, Emilda Lawrence, Robert Akowuah, Sam, Tina, Denise and Walter Tee.

Readings for 26 November 2017: Ezekiel 34.11-16,20-24

Psalm 95.1-7   Ephesians 1.15-end      Matthew 25.31-end

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Joyce Hayes, Earlene Bentley, Louise Simmons

Today, we welcome Revd Canon Philip Banks, Canon Precentor at St Edmundsbury Cathedral as our preacher today.

St Mary’s Good to see Norman back in church last week after being a bit under the weather.

Calendars are available at the back of St Mary’s – priced at £7.50.

Rev Sue will be on retreat this week, but can be contacted in an emergency.

St Bart’s is in need of people willing to undertake Sunday and possibly week day sacristan duties.  On Sundays this entails arriving by 9.15 at the latest and setting up for the Eucharist.  Full training will be given.

St Bart’s Rota Draft available today at the back of the church.  Please make any alterations.  Final version (hopefully) available by email and hard copy for next week.

St Mary’s Rota is available at the back of church – please check for any glaring mistakes.  A final rota will be available next week.

East Ham Lantern Christmas parade will be on 25th November at 4pm starting at East Ham Town Hall.

Christmas Journeys in Newham with ‘Faith in Schools. St George’s will be hosting this event December 11th and 12th.  They need volunteers to be actors, stewards, and help with refreshments between 9am and 3pm each day. If interested, there is a meeting 20th November at St Paul’s, Burges Rd, East Ham at 7.30pm.  If you cannot attend this meeting please contact Jannine This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call  07943 155 943

St Bart’s Café Dates:

Quiz night on 23rd November - £7.50 per person includes a two-course supper.

Christmas lunch is 19th December 2017 at 1pm - £10.  Tickets for the lunch are selling fast !  Book with Sue in the Café to ensure you don’t miss out.

The Greatfield Winter Market returns, with a huge array of stalls selling handmade gifts, cards, plants, jams, chutneys & pickles and more. You can have a cup of tea and (homemade) cake or lunch, and chat with your neighbours in our friendly cafe. The Market will be held on Saturday 9th December 2017 at St George and St Ethelbert's Church, Burford Road E6 3NQ between 11 am and 2 pm.

Toy Collection Point St Bart’s we will be a collection point for the Newham Recorder Toy Appeal this year. Please donate if you’re able.  Further details to follow.

St Barts Training for intercessors and altar servers has been arranged - so save the dates.  If you are already involved in one of these or would like to start, please come along.  Speak to Rev Sue for details.  Both are on Sundays from 11.15 to 12 noon; 7th January, 21st January.

PCC and DCC DATES.

PCC meeting is 23 January 2018 at 7.30 pm – venue to be confirmed.

St Bart’s DCC meeting is 26 November at 11.45 am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC meeting is 10 January 2018 at 7.30 pm in the Parish room

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

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.

12 November 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew †  

            St Alban       St Edmund 

            

Sunday 12 November 2017      3rd Sunday before Advent                                     

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Colchester (St Barnabas Old Heath) Richard Tilbrook, Jackie Twinn.

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Ukhahlamba (Southern Africa)

In the world: all who are sick in body, mind or spirit.

With Christian Aid: for the next round of UN climate change talks taking place in November in Bonn, Germany.

In the Parish: those who live along Aintree Avenue, Alexandra Road, Altmore Avenue.

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Gray, Paul Gray, Alec Creggan, Fiona McGuiness, Coraline Edwards, Mark Dorrington, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Julie Alale, Hazel Maidment, Gloria Hamilton, Marcia Sobers, Emilda Lawrence, Robert Akowuah, Sam, Tina, Denise, Bill Southgate and Walter Tee.

Those who have died: Susan Allen May she rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 19 November 2017: Zephaniah 1.7,12-18  

Psalm 90.1-8[9-11]12    1 Thessalonians 5.1-11      Matthew 25.14-30

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Claudette King and Layla-Jayne Tellis

St Mary’s Today will be a slightly shortened service so that we can gather at the War Memorial at 11am for the act of rememberance.

St Bart’s Today we will gather at the Cenotaph in Central Park for 11am for the civic act of rememberance.

St Bart’s is in need of people willing to undertake Sunday and possibly week day sacristan duties.  On Sundays this entails arriving by 9.15 at the latest and setting up for the Eucharist.  Full training will be given.

St Bart’s Rota Draft available today at the back of the church.  Please make any alterations.  Final version (hopefully) available by email and hard copy for next week.

Susan Allen RIP Susan’s funeral will be at St Bart’s on 14th November at 10am with committal at City of London Crematorium at 11.30am.  Refreshments afterwards at St Bart’s.

Parish Office will be closed on Friday 17 November – apologies for any inconvenience.

Hall Kitchen On-line voting has now opened for the Aviva Community Fund grants and we’re asking you to support us in trying to increase our grant from £200 to £1,000. Please use this link to vote for our project - https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/17-4786

if we receive the votes then we will increase our grant to £1,000 – so spread the word to friends/colleagues/neighbours !  Voting closes on 21st November.  So far, we’ve raised £1,385 which has enabled us to purchase the cooker and a dishwasher !  Both should be operational shortly.  Let’s keep it going……

St Bart’s Café Dates:

Quiz night on 23rd November - £7.50 per person includes a two-course supper.

Christmas lunch is 19th December 2017 at 1pm - £10.  Tickets for the lunch are selling fast !  Book with Sue in the Café to ensure you don’t miss out.

Toy Collection Point St Bart’s we will be a collection point for the Newham Recorder Toy Appeal this year. Please donate if you’re able.  Further details to follow.

St Barts Training for intercessors and altar servers has been arranged - so save the dates.  If you are already involved in one of these or would like to start, please come along.  Speak to Rev Sue for details.  Both are on Sundays from 11.15 to 12 noon; 7th January, 21st January.

PCC and DCC DATES.

PCC meeting is 14 November at 7.30 pm at St Bart’s.

St Bart’s DCC meeting is 26 November at 11.45 am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC meeting is 10 January 2018 at 7.30 pm in the Parish room

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

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.

5 November 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew †  

            St Alban       St Edmund 

            

Sunday 5 November 2017       4th Sunday before Advent                                     

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Braintree (St Paul) Sarah Hayward, Colin Fairweather, Susan Riches. The retired clergy, readers and lay ministers who live and work in the Deanery of Braintree.

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Trichy-Tanjore (South India)

In the world: all who grieve or wait with the dying.

With Christian Aid: for all those in Sierra Leone who are remembering the loss of a love one on 7 November, the 2nd anniversary of the Ebola outbreak’s end.

In the Parish: those who live along Wortley Road, Wyndham Road, Abbots Road.

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Gray, Paul Gray, Alec Creggan, Fiona McGuiness, Coraline Edwards, Mark Dorrington, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Julie Alale, Hazel Maidment, Gloria Hamilton, Marcia Sobers, Emilda Lawrence, Robert Akowuah, Sam, Denise, Bill Southgate and Walter Tee.

Those who have died: Susan Allen, Patrick Tucker and Chris Chambers (Priest) May they rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 12 November 2017: Wisdom 6.12-16   Psalm 70  

1 Thessalonians 4.13-end          Matthew 25.1-13

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Geoff Hayes, Natalie Morgan, Christina Laditan, Marion Foote

St Mary’s is looking forward to welcoming Aaron, his family and friends for his baptism today.

Next Sunday at St Mary’s the normal 10am service will be slightly shortened so that we can get to the war memorial in the churchyard for the Act of Rememberance at 11am.

Next Sunday at St Bart’s the normal morning worship will be at 9.15am so that we get to the Act of Rememberance at the Cenotaph in Central Park for 11am.

Many thanks to all who helped at the All Souls service last Sunday.

St Bart’s is in need of people willing to undertake Sunday and possibly week day sacristan duties.  On Sundays this entails arriving by 9.15 at the latest and setting up for the Eucharist.  Full training will be given.

St Bart’s Rota is in progress – please see Sue with any requests.

Susan Allen RIP Susan’s funeral will be at St Bart’s on 14th November at 10am with committal at City of London Crematorium at 11.30am.  Refreshments afterwards at St Bart’s.

Labour of Love Mariam, one of the knitting group at St Bart’s, has repaired 2/3rd of the hassocks (prayer cushions) and will continue until they’re all like new again !  Many thanks to Mariam.  When they’re completed we will rededicate them.

Hall Kitchen On-line voting has now opened for the Aviva Community Fund grants and we’re asking you to support us in trying to increase our grant from £200 to £1,000. Please use this link to vote for our project - https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/17-4786

if we receive the votes then we will increase our grant to £1,000 – so spread the word to friends/colleagues/neighbours !  Voting closes on 21st November.  So far, we’ve raised £1,215 – so let’s keep it going……

Barking School of Discipleship – continues to 28th November on Tuesdays 7.30pm -9.15pm Training Hub, St John’s Stratford E15 1NG. All are welcome. For more info please contact Rev John Brown 020 8553 7606 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

St Bart’s Café Dates:

Quiz night on 23rd November - £7.50 per person includes a two-course supper.

Christmas lunch is 19th December 2017 at 1pm - £10.  Tickets for the lunch are selling fast !  Book with Sue in the Café to ensure you don’t miss out.

St Barts Training for intercessors and altar servers has been arranged - so save the dates.  If you are already involved in one of these or would like to start, please come along.  Speak to Rev Sue for details.  Both are on Sundays from 11.15 to 12 noon; 7th January, 21st January.

Rectory Christmas Party Apologies, we are having some problems finding a date that works.  All the dates chosen so far have clashed.  Watch this space !

PCC and DCC DATES.

PCC meeting is 14 November at 7.30 pm at St Bart’s.

St Bart’s DCC meeting is 26 November at 11.45 am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC meeting is 10 January 2018 at 7.30 pm in the Parish room

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

 

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.

29 October 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew †  

            St Alban       St Edmund 

            

Sunday 29 October 2017          Last Sunday after Trinity                                     

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Bocking (St Mary the Virgin) and Panfield (St Mary and St Christopher) Roderick Reid, Mark Payne, Pat Scott.  Bocking (St Peter) Tim Barnes, Robert Stone/

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Toamasina (Indian Ocean)

In the world: those whose time is spent caring for others.

With Christian Aid: for Christian Aid partners working for peace and justice in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory.

In the Parish: those who live along Winter Avenue, Wolsey Avenue, Woodstock Road.

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Gray, Paul Gray, Alec Creggan, Eileen Exley, Fiona McGuiness, Jan Hibbard, Coraline Edwards, Mark Dorrington, Norman Lipman, Jim Harmati, Theresa Lutterodt, Julie Alale, Hazel Maidment, Gloria Hamilton, Marcia Sobers, Emilda Lawrence and Robert Akowuah. Please keep Paul Gray in your prayers at this time as he is particularly unwell. John, Margaret Wallace’s husband, who’s ill in hospital. Mary Skerritt, travelling to Monserrat visiting family whose home was damaged during the hurricane.

Victor’s mother died this week, please keep him in your prayers as he travels to Barbados.

Those who have died: Susan Allen, Patrick Tucker and Chris Chambers (Priest) May they rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 5 November 2017: Micah 3.5-end   Psalm 43  

1 Thessalonians 2.9-13          Matthew 24.1-14

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Funmi Laguda and James Obasanya

All Souls Service is TODAY at St Mary’s at 6pm. 

All welcome.

St Mary’s is looking forward to welcoming Aeron for baptism at 10am on Sunday 5th November. 

Parish Bible Study will be held at St Bart's TODAY at 4pm.  We will study Matthew 5.1-12.  All welcome. Please bring your bible.

St Bart’s is in need of people willing to undertake Sunday and possibly week day sacristan duties.  On Sundays this entails arriving by 9.15 at the latest and setting up for the Eucharist.  Full training will be given.

Hall Kitchen On-line voting has now opened for the Aviva Community Fund grants and we’re asking you to support us in trying to increase our grant from £200 to £1,000. Please use this link to vote for our project - https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/17-4786

if we receive the votes then we will increase our grant to £1,000 – so spread the word to friends/colleagues/neighbours !  Voting closes on 21st November.  Linda and Sue are still working hard to be the biggest loser to help boost the fund !  Please sponsor if you can.

Barking School of Discipleship – continues to 28th November on Tuesdays 7.30pm -9.15pm Training Hub, St John’s Stratford E15 1NG. All are welcome. For more info please contact Rev John Brown 020 8553 7606 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

St Bart’s Café Dates:

Quiz night on 23rd November - £7.50 per person includes a two-course supper.

Christmas lunch is 19th December 2017 at 1pm - £10.  Tickets for the lunch are selling fast !  Book with Sue in the Café to ensure you don’t miss out.

St Barts Training for intercessors and altar servers has been arranged - so save the dates.  If you are already involved in one of these or would like to start, please come along.  Speak to Rev Sue for details.  Both are on Sundays from 11.15 to 12 noon; 7th January, 21st January.

Rectory Christmas Party will be on Saturday 9th December at 7.30pm.  Please note change of date – all welcome.  Nearer the date we’ll ask for rough numbers.

PCC and DCC DATES.

PCC meeting is 14 November at 7.30 pm at St Bart’s.

St Bart’s DCC meeting is 26 November at 11.45 am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC meeting is 10 January 2018 at 7.30 pm in the Parish room

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

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.

22 October 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew †  

            St Alban       St Edmund 

            

Sunday 22 October 2017                        19th after Trinity                                     

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: The Hedinghams and Upper Colne; Great Yeldham (St Andrew) Little Yeldham (St John the Baptist) Stambourne (St Peter and St Thomas) Tilbury-juxta-Clare (St Margaret) Sible Hedingham (St Peter) w Castle Hedingham (St Nicholas) its clergy and people.

In the Anglican Communion: the Diocese of Terekeka (Loryko, Sudan)

In the world: for the natural world and the resources of the earth.

With Christian Aid: for those seeking refuge in Serbia, especially coming into the cold winter months.

In the Parish: those who live along Wellstead Road, White Horse Road, William Morley Close.

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Susan Allen Paula Gray, Paul Gray, Alec Creggan, Eileen Exley, Fiona McGuiness, Jan Hibbard, Clarence Lawrence, Coraline Edwards, Mark Dorrington, Norman Lipman, Jim Harmati, Theresa Lutterodt, Julie Alade, Hazel Maidment, Gloria Hamilton, Marcia Sobers and Patrick Tucker. Please keep Paul Gray in your prayers at this time as he is particularly unwell. John, Margaret Wallace’s husband, who’s ill in hospital. Susan Allen is back home now – we continue to keep her in our prayers.

Those who have died: Robert Gammon, Christina Thompson (Sister of Helen), Geneva Silcott, Simon Clarence Lawrence, Chris Chambers (Priest) May they rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 29 October 2017: Leviticus 19.1-2,15-18   Psalm 1  

1 Thessalonians 2.1-8          Matthew 22.34-end

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to all those celebrating a birthday this week.

Flowers in St Bart’s today are in memory of May’s son Frank.

Autumn Notes this year raised £305 for Christian Aid.  Many thanks to all who participated and came along.  It was a very enjoyable afternoon.

Hall Kitchen Good news is that we have secured a £200 grant towards the kitchen refurbishment from the Aviva Community Fund.  Thanks to Ajith who took responsibility for the application.  On-line voting opens in a week and we will be asking you to support us in trying to increase the grant to £1,000.

Linda and Sue are still working hard to be the biggest loser to help boost the fund !  Please sponsor if you can.

Parish Bible Study will be held at St Bart's 4pm on Sunday 29 October.  We will study Matthew 5.1-12.  All welcome. Please bring your bible.

Barking School of Discipleship –19th September – 28th November 2017 on Tuesdays at 7.30pm -9.15pm Training Hub, St John’s Stratford E15 1NG. All are welcome, but you will need to book. For more info please contact Rev John Brown 020 8553 7606 Email:

All Souls Service will be next Sunday at St Mary’s at 6pm.  There are lists at the back of church for you to add the names of anyone you wish to be remember during the service.  Please PRINT names, today is the last day the lists will be up in Church.

St Bart’s Café Dates:

Quiz night on 23rd November - £7.50 per person includes a two course supper.

Christmas lunch is 19th December 2017 at 1pm.  Tickets for the lunch are selling fast !  Book with Sue in the Café to ensure you don’t miss out.

St Barts Training for intercessors and altar servers has been arranged - so save the dates.  If you are already involved in one of these or would like to start, please come along.  Speak to Rev Sue for details.  Both are on Sundays from 11.15 to 12 noon; 7th January, 21st January.

Rectory Christmas Party will be on Saturday 9th December at 7.30pm.  Please note change of date – all welcome.  Nearer the date we’ll ask for rough numbers.

PCC and DCC DATES.

PCC meeting is 14 November at 7.30 pm at St Bart’s.

St Bart’s DCC meeting is 26 November at 11.45 am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC meeting is 10 January 2018 at 7.30 pm in the Parish room

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

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.