4 June 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene †   St Bartholomew †  

          St Alban †    St Edmund †


Sunday 4 June 2017                                      Pentecost                                      

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Boniface (Wynfrith) of Crediton, Bishop, Apostle of Germany, Martyr, 754. Basildon (St Andrew w Holy Cross) Clergy: Jane Richards (Vicarelect), Andy Smith (A).

In the Anglican Communion: the Diocese of North Eastern Caribbean & Aruba (West Indies)

In the world: all standing for office in the General Election; for integrity in public life

With Christian Aid: Pray for peace in the Middle East.

In the Parish: those who live along: Poulett Road, Prestbury Road, Priory Court

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, Tony Richards, Daniel Sims, Peggy Sims and Mark Dorrington

Please keep Paul Grey in your prayers at this time as he is particularly unwell with cancer.

Readings for 11 June 2017:

Isiah 40.12-17, 27-end   Psalm 8  2 Corinthians13.11-end   Matthew 28.16-end

 PARISH BIRTHDAYS     HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Ancil Griffith, Patricia Tellis and Ingrid Nsongon,

 Baptism at St Mary’s We welcome today Daniel Grey and his family – it’s great to have them with us on their special day.

Pentecost Picnic today with Transform Newham. Central Park from 1 pm to 3 pm by the ice cream van – bring a rug and a picnic !

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. LAST CHANCE TO BOOK !

Support and Fellowship for Office Holders, Wardens and Treasurers in Newham, Saturday 10th June 2017, St John’s Church Stratford, 10.00 am-3.00pm

The aim of the day is to offer some training and support for lay office holders, Wardens and Treasurers, in Newham Deanery. It will be an opportunity to meet with the Bishop of Barking, Area Dean and Lay chair. Are you joining the PCC for the first time? Taking on a new role for the church? Want to improve your skills base and develop good practice? Church warden enabler or judge? Safeguarding officer do your online training and DBS application with us. Please bring a packed lunch. To book contact Revd Dr John Brown, email or phone : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.       020 8553 7606

Trinity Sunday 11th June, Patronal feast for the whole parish. Joint parish Eucharist at ST BART’s (note change of venue due to an event at St. Edmund’s on the previous day), preacher Canon Dr Edward Carter, Canon Theologian at Chelmsford Cathedral followed by light refreshments. Normal 8am service at St Mary’s.

Corpus Christi Thursday 15th June, mass at 7.30 pm in the Rectory garden (weather permitting) followed by a party ! Eucharist will include anointing of our Eucharistic ministers. All welcome. There is a wet weather plan B ! There will be no 12.30 Eucharist at St Bart’s that day.

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

St Barts 25th June The service will be café church style and will include Conversations That Matter i.e. some time together to reflect on the mission of this church. This will happen quarterly over the next 12 – 18 months.

DCC Meeting There will be a brief DCC meeting on 25th June after the café church style service.

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 this week, 7th June, at St Saviours Forest Gate.  

PCC Meeting will be this week on 31st May 2017 at St Edmunds at 7.30. Papers will be available on Tuesday – apologies for the delay.  

St Bart’s DCC meeting brief meeting on 25 June and main DCC on 9th July at 11.45 am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC meeting is 6 September at 7.30 am in the Parish room

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

Chaplain of Brasenose College The historic patron of the parish. The new Chaplain of Brasenose College is the Rev Julia Baldwin. Please keep her in your prayers as she prepares for her new role in September. Julia and Sue know one another well, and have begun to talk about continuing and deepening our links.

Quiz night on 29th June at 7.30 pm. Tickets are £7.50 and includes a two-course supper. Please book in the café or Parish 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.