14th May 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Sunday 14 May 2017                          Matthias, Apostle

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Leyton (Christ Church) Mark Burkill, Nicholas Algeo; Leyton (Emmanuel) Ade Ademola; Leyton (St Catherine & St Paul) James Waddell

In the Anglican Communion: the Diocese of New Jersey (Province II, The Episcopal Church)

In the world: all who are in any kind of need

With Christian Aid: Pray for all those stuck in refugee camps that they will be supported to continue their journey to safety.

In the Parish: those who live along: Noel Road, Norman Road and Oakfield Road

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Grey, Paul Gray, Alec Creggan, Eileen Exley, Fiona McGuiness, Mary Skerritt, John Ling, Jan Hibbard, Clarence Lawrence, Coraline Edwards, Lyn Wingate

Those who have died: Letty Manley May she rest in peace and rise in glory.

Readings for 21st May 2017:

Acts 17:22-31   Psalm 66.7-end    I Peter 3.13-end   John 14.15-21

PARISH BIRTHDAYS     HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Greta Nosylinte and Clare Scawthorn.

St Mary’s A big thank you to Alison and the gang who put together the Christian Aid Tea Dance yesterday – it was a lovely time ! We will let you know how much was raised next week.

Missing A pair of glasses were mislaid at St Mary’s on Sunday last week – if you find them, please hand to Quintin. Thanks.

Today Bishop Peter is preaching (in English !) at the Church of South India Malayalam congregation at St Bart’s at 2.30 pm

United Service (Newham Methodist Circuit and local Anglicans) There will be a service to mark Christian Aid Week today at 6:30pm at Pilgrims Way Church. The speaker will be Andy Campbell who is the Christian Aid Church coordinator for our part of London. All welcome. 

National Pilgrimage to the Holy Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

The Annual Anglican National Pilgrimage to Walsingham takes place on Monday 29th May 2017.

Secure your place by paying a non-refundable deposit of £10.  The full cost of the round trip coach journey is £20.  Full payment needs to be made by Sunday 20th May.

Eden Plaistow is turning 5 years old and to celebrate their 5 years in Plaistow they’re throwing a Scavenger Hunt and Birthday Party. Join them on: June 3rd, 10am-1pm at Cornerstone Café, Plaistow.

Food, Friendship, Fellowship St Paul’s East Ham invites you to their first Woman’s breakfast on Saturday 3rd June from 9.30 to 11am. Please book your place with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07793 891126

Study Day 8th June Renewing the Parish practical workshop led by Very Rev. Peter Bradley, the Dean of Sheffield and Rev. Christopher Woods, Vicar of St Anne Hoxton. We hope to have a good turnout for this. Cost is £7.50 including lunch. Please book in the café or the office.

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

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.


Deanery Synod will be 7th June – this is a change of date.

PCC Meeting will be on 31st May 2017 at St Edmunds at 7.30.  

St Bart’s DCC meeting is 9th July at 11.45 am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC meeting is 17th May at 7.30 pm in the Parish Room after mass. Agendas will be available from June after today’s service – please collect !

St Edmunds’s DCC is 28th June at 7.30 pm.

Contact details We are trying to create an up to date Parish directory, please fill in a contact slip at the back of the church and hand it into the office or one of the clergy. Thanks to those who already did this at the APCM.

St Bart’s Informal Prayer Group

Our next prayer group will be on Sunday 21st May in the chapel after our service. After feedback from our last session there will be an opportunity to join others in prayer, light a candle for a private prayer and we will pray through the prayer cards.

If you are unable to join us for the session, but have a prayer request, please either pin it on the prayer board or tell Shirley.

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 !

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.