Parish of the Holy Trinity
St Mary Magdalene † St Bartholomew †
St Alban † St Edmund †
Sunday 23 July 2017 6th after Trinity
In Our Prayers:
In the Diocese Burnham-on-Crouch (St Mary Vn) Mark North (V,AD).
St Mary’s School: Geraldine Denham Hale (HT)
In the Anglican Communion: the Diocese of Otukp (Abuja Nigeria), Owerri (Owerri, Nigeria) and Owo (Ondo Nigeria)
In the world: The work of aid agencies throughout the world.
With Christian Aid: Give thanks for all who choose to give to Christian Aid through In Their Lifetime(ITL) initiative, enabling us to pioneer new approaches to fight poverty.
In the Parish: those who live along: Sidney Elson Way,
Skeffington Road, Skipsey Avenue.
The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Gray, Paul Gray, Alec Creggan, Eileen Exley, Fiona McGuiness, Mary Skerritt, Jan Hibbard, Clarence Lawrence, Coraline Edwards, Lyn Wingate, Tony Richards, Daniel Sims, Peggy Sims, Mark Dorrington and Norman Lipman
Please keep Paul Gray in your prayers at this time as he is particularly unwell with cancer.
Readings for 30 July 2017:
Genesis 29.15-28 Psalm 105.1-11,45b (or 105 1-11) or Psalm 128 Romans 8.26-end Matthew 13.31-33, 44-52
St Mary’s next we welcome for baptism Chukwurah Ezeaku. Please pray for his family and friends at this time.
St Mary’s Patronal
Thank you to all who opened up the church yesterday and helped with the preparations for our Open Day & Patronal Weekend. We extend a very warm welcome to Sister Judith from Haggerston Priory who is preaching this morning. At 6pm tonight there will be evensong led by John King.
Do please join us for tea, coffee or a glass of wine in the church hall after this morning’s service.
Everyone is welcome.
St Mary’s there are booklets at the back of the church from St Paul’s Cathedral and the Barking Programme for adult learning for next autumn – please help yourself.
Parish Bible Study will be held at St Bart's at 4pm on Sunday 30th July. We will study Matthew 14:13-21
All are welcome to attend. Please bring your bible.
St Bart’s Informal Prayer Group
Apologies this has been a while but our next prayer group will be on Sunday30th July in the chapel after the morning service. These sessions remain flexible and open to suggestions and people’s needs. 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.
St Bart’s have received a thank you letter and donation from Lorraine Ashton on behalf of All Saints Church, St Vincent for the gift of a missal stand.
Congratulations to our Parish Administrator, Linda who has just become a proud Nana.
PCC and DCC DATES.
Next PCC meeting will be Wednesday 13 September 2017 at St Mary’s at 7.30 pm.
St Bart’s DCC meeting is 17 September at 11.45 am in the Luke Room.
St Mary’s DCC meeting is 6 September at 7.30 pm in the Parish room
St Edmunds’s DCC is on 27th September at 7.30 pm.
Thursday Lunchtime Prayers at St Bart’s during August
As in previous years, subject to willing lay people being available, we will aim to hold a non-Eucharistic prayer service at 12.30am at St Bart’s during August. All welcome and all contributions to the service welcome.
Mental Health Support Group at Bart’s
Service times in August – 8am Eucharist at St Mary’s every week.
6th Feast of the Transfiguration, joint service St Mary’s at 10am
13th St Ed’s at 9.30am; St Mary’s at 10am and St Bart’s at 11 am
20th St Ed’s at 9.30am; St Mary’s at 10am and St Bart’s at 11 am
27th St Ed’s at 9.30am; St Mary’s at 10am and St Bart’s at 11 am
Study Day Urban Matthew 21st September 2017. Reading Matthew’s Gospel in the urban context with Rev Peter Winn & Rev Paul Skirrow.
For more info see link: urbanmatthew.co.uk/index.html If you have any photos that express what it’s like to live in East Ham please bring them. Cost £7.50 including lunch. Please book in the café or the office.
PARISH CHARITY BARN DANCE
“Daisy Roots” @ St Bart’s Barn Dance Party with caller Chrissie Bence Saturday 9th September 2017. St Bart’s Church & Centre 7pm-10pm
Cost £8 includes ploughman’s supper. Please BYO drinks.
Come & kick up your heels & have some fun or simply enjoy the music & happy atmosphere! We have a raffle with some fabulous prizes too!
Tickets available from Claudette at St Mary’s, Alison at St Edmund’s, Shirley at St Bart’s & the Parish office.
Cake Sale @ Bart’s Café in aid of the British Heart Foundation.
Wednesday 26th July 2017 10am – 3pm. Everyone welcome
Barking School of Discipleship
Discipleship has been a central theme in diocesan teaching this last year. This coming autumn we will be continuing that teaching and following up the earlier deanery meetings with Bishop Stephen.
19th September – 28th November 2017
Training Hub, St John’s Stratford E15 1NG
Sessions free of charge, all are welcome, but you will need to book.
For more info please contact Rev John Brown 020 8553 7606
Church Wardens, Deputy Wardens for Newham Deanery Support and Fellowship Saturday 21st October 10 am – 3.30pm
St John’s Church Stratford E15 1NG
The day course will be suitable for PCC members & Parish officers too
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
Team Vicar Revd Quintin Peppiatt 020 8471 8751.