29 October 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew †  

            St Alban       St Edmund 


Sunday 29 October 2017          Last Sunday after Trinity                                     

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Bocking (St Mary the Virgin) and Panfield (St Mary and St Christopher) Roderick Reid, Mark Payne, Pat Scott.  Bocking (St Peter) Tim Barnes, Robert Stone/

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Toamasina (Indian Ocean)

In the world: those whose time is spent caring for others.

With Christian Aid: for Christian Aid partners working for peace and justice in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory.

In the Parish: those who live along Winter Avenue, Wolsey Avenue, Woodstock Road.

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Gray, Paul Gray, Alec Creggan, Eileen Exley, Fiona McGuiness, Jan Hibbard, Coraline Edwards, Mark Dorrington, Norman Lipman, Jim Harmati, Theresa Lutterodt, Julie Alale, Hazel Maidment, Gloria Hamilton, Marcia Sobers, Emilda Lawrence and Robert Akowuah. Please keep Paul Gray in your prayers at this time as he is particularly unwell. John, Margaret Wallace’s husband, who’s ill in hospital. Mary Skerritt, travelling to Monserrat visiting family whose home was damaged during the hurricane.

Victor’s mother died this week, please keep him in your prayers as he travels to Barbados.

Those who have died: Susan Allen, Patrick Tucker and Chris Chambers (Priest) May they rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 5 November 2017: Micah 3.5-end   Psalm 43  

1 Thessalonians 2.9-13          Matthew 24.1-14

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Funmi Laguda and James Obasanya

All Souls Service is TODAY at St Mary’s at 6pm. 

All welcome.

St Mary’s is looking forward to welcoming Aeron for baptism at 10am on Sunday 5th November. 

Parish Bible Study will be held at St Bart's TODAY at 4pm.  We will study Matthew 5.1-12.  All welcome. Please bring your bible.

St Bart’s is in need of people willing to undertake Sunday and possibly week day sacristan duties.  On Sundays this entails arriving by 9.15 at the latest and setting up for the Eucharist.  Full training will be given.

Hall Kitchen On-line voting has now opened for the Aviva Community Fund grants and we’re asking you to support us in trying to increase our grant from £200 to £1,000. Please use this link to vote for our project - https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/17-4786

if we receive the votes then we will increase our grant to £1,000 – so spread the word to friends/colleagues/neighbours !  Voting closes on 21st November.  Linda and Sue are still working hard to be the biggest loser to help boost the fund !  Please sponsor if you can.

Barking School of Discipleship – continues to 28th November on Tuesdays 7.30pm -9.15pm Training Hub, St John’s Stratford E15 1NG. All are welcome. 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..

St Bart’s Café Dates:

Quiz night on 23rd November - £7.50 per person includes a two-course supper.

Christmas lunch is 19th December 2017 at 1pm - £10.  Tickets for the lunch are selling fast !  Book with Sue in the Café to ensure you don’t miss out.

St Barts Training for intercessors and altar servers has been arranged - so save the dates.  If you are already involved in one of these or would like to start, please come along.  Speak to Rev Sue for details.  Both are on Sundays from 11.15 to 12 noon; 7th January, 21st January.

Rectory Christmas Party will be on Saturday 9th December at 7.30pm.  Please note change of date – all welcome.  Nearer the date we’ll ask for rough numbers.


PCC meeting is 14 November at 7.30 pm at St Bart’s.

St Bart’s DCC meeting is 26 November at 11.45 am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC meeting is 10 January 2018 at 7.30 pm in the Parish room

St Edmunds’s DCC meeting is on 24 January 2018 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.