10 September 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Sunday 10 September 2017                     13th after Trinity                                      

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Grays North (St John the Evangelist) Clive Russell

In the Anglican Communion:  the Diocese of Sheffield (York)

In the world: the people of the Caribbean following the havoc caused by Hurricane Irma

With Christian Aid: for all the Christian Aid runners taking part in the Great North Run today.

In the Parish: those who live along: Talbot Road, Tasman Walk and Tant Avenue

Wedding at St Mary’s: We pray for Margaret Adesanya and Robert Cram who are preparing to get married at St Mary’s on 12th September.

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, 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 and Hazel Maidment.

Please keep Paul Gray in your prayers at this time as he is particularly unwell. Susan Allen who is currently in the Royal London hospital.

Readings for 10 Sept 2017: Genesis 50.15-21  Psalm 103.1-13   Romans 14.1-12 Matthew 18.21.35

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Elizabeth Ogmyanuo

Barn Dance Many thanks to all who helped organise the Barn Dance and to all those who came along and supported this event.  A good time was had by all.  Special thanks to Chrissie !

Bishop Stephen on Pilgrimage: See separate flyer for details.

Book Club Monday 11th September 2pm at St Bart’s. We will be looking at the “Life and Poetry of George Herbert.” All are welcome.

The Course in Christian Studies starts in September at Stratford or Woodford. Please register your interest soon to ensure the running of this course. Go to http://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/discipleship/course-in-christian-studies. 

Open House London weekend 16/17 September. St.Mary's will open to visitors on Saturday 16 from 10am to 4pm. Refreshments will be available in the hall. Details of this event are on 'This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.'.

Barking School of Discipleship - 19th September – 28th November 2017 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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Study Day Urban Matthew 21st September 2017. Reading Matthew’s Gospel in the urban context. Cost £7.50 including lunch. Please book in the café or the office. Please can you bring with you for the day photographs of our area old and new.

Parish Quiet Day 23rd September at Haggerston Priory.  If you wish to attend, please see sign-up sheets at the back of Church. If you’re able to give someone a lift, please indicate this on the list too.

Sunday 1st October is Michaelmas we are keeping this as ‘Bring a Friend’ Sunday. Please think and pray about someone you could invite to church. More details, invitations and prayer cards available shortly.

Also 1st October at St Bart’s we are honoring Les Rowe’s 53 years of ministry among us at St Bart’s. Archdeacon Elwin Cockett will make the presentation and speech.

Autumn Notes  An evening of solos, quartets, poems and more!

14th October from 3.15pm to 5.30pm at St Bart’s.  Adults £5, Children £2, under 12 free.  All proceeds towards Christian Aid.

Tickets from Alison (St Mary’s), Philip (St Bart’s) or Ed (St Edmunds).

Barking Area 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. To book contact Rev John Brown This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0208 553 7606

All Souls Service will be on 29th October 2017 this year at St Mary’s.

St Bart’s Café Dates:

Quiz night 26th September –

Cake sale 4th October from 11 am in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

All welcome.


Next PCC meeting will be this week Wednesday 13 September 2017 at St Mary’s at 7.30 pm.

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

St Bart’s DCC meeting is 17 September at 11.45 am in the Luke Room.

St Edmunds’s DCC is on 27th September at 7.30 pm.


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.