16th April 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene †   St Bartholomew †  

          St Alban †    St Edmund †


Sunday 16th April 2017                      Easter Day

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Barkingside Holy Trinity (Stuart Batten, Margret Flintoft-Chapman, Rosemary Potten) Barkingside St. Cedd (Paul Harcourt)

In the Anglican Communion: the Diocese of Muhabura, Uganda

In the world: the people of Syria and those recoving from the attack in Stockholm.

With Christian Aid: Pray for the Christian Aid South Sudan Easter Crisis appeal.

In the Parish: those who live along: Monmouth Road, Montgomery Gardens, Mortimer Road

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Lindborg, Paul Gray, Tony Osokoya, Alec Creggan, Eugenie Scott, Alston Harry, Margaret Greenhall, Eileen Exley, Dorothy Page, Julie Ålale,Zareen Choudhur, Anthonia, Peter Baker, Fiona McGuiness, Mary Skerritt,

John Tu itt, John Ling, Grace Swara, Jan Hibbard ,Andrew Okoya,

Clarence Lawrence, Marva Mayers, Coraline Edwards, Lyn Wingate and Brian Shipside

Those who have died: Ronald Morss. May he rest in peace and rise in glory.

Readings for 23rd April 2017:

Acts 2: 14a 22-32       Psalm 16     I Peter 1: 3-9     John 20:19-end

PARISH BIRTHDAYS     HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Lesley Scawthorn, Michael Weeks, Win Jones and Albert Davis

Easter Baptism and first communion

Please pray for Charli-Mae Ellett who was baptized at the vigil last night, and also for Charli-Mae Ellet, Zach Harding and Jasmine Nanatovu who make their first communion at St Mary’s this morning.

There will be a funeral at St Mary’s at 1.30 p.m. on 20th April.

Flowers in St Mary’s this Easter are from Louise Simmons in memory of her Mum and Dad.

Thanks to all who helped yesterday to decorate the churches and make them look beautiful for the Easter services.

St Bart’s Café – Will be closed tomorrow, Easter Monday. Normal opening hours from Tuesday 18th April.

Parish Office hours Office will be closed on Easter Monday – normal hours Tuesday to Friday. Week beginning 24th April, the office will be closed on Tuesday & Wednesday 25th and 26th April.

ANNUAL MEETINGS (APM & APCM). Next Sunday, 23rd April, at St Mary’s joint service meeting immediately follows the Eucharist. There will be elections for Church and parish wardens, PCC & DCC and Deanery Synod Rep. Consider prayerfully if you are called to stand for any of these roles – fill in a form at the back of church. This year is Deanery Synod elections and under the new formula agreed by the Diocesan Synod we have 3 vacancies for Deanery Synod Reps.

Annual Report and Accounts These were agreed at the PCC on 6 April and are displayed in the Churches. If you would like a copy, to read in greater detail before the APCM, please contact the Office – don’t remove the copy in church !

Quiz Night.Thursday April 20th 7.30pm. Quizmasters Timms Boys. £7.50.

Book via Sue in the café or the Parish Office.

Parish Outing This is booked for 17 June to Bury St Edmunds. Cost is £20 per adult, £5 concessions. Please book through the office.


There will be a brief PCC meeting immediately following the annual meetings to elect officers and the first PCC meeting after that will be 7 June, venue to be confirmed. St Bart’s next DCC has been moved to Sunday 7th May 11.45am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC is 24th June at 7.30.

St Bart’s Informal Prayer Group

If you are unable to join us for the session, but have a prayer request, please either pin it on the prayer board or hand it to Shirley or any other member of the group. We have a busy few weeks, so date and time of the next session is to be confirmed. Watch this space !

Thank you from Christian Aid – We were able to send £55 for the DEC appeal for the earthquake in East Africa.

Picturing the Parish The study day in September will look at St Matthew’s gospel through the lens of urban settings. We have been asked to take a series of photographs that express what it’s like to live in East Ham. If you’d like to get your camera out and have a go, that would be great, we can probably manage to print your photos in the office.

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

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.