26 November 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew †  

            St Alban       St Edmund 


Sunday 26 November 2017                       Christ the King                                     

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Lexden (St Leonard) David Armstrong.  Myland (St Michael) Ray Gibbs, John Chandler, Hazel Greenland.

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Waiapu and Waikato & Taranaki (Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia)

In the world: victims of abuse and violence, intolerance and prejudice

With Christian Aid: for all those affected by HIV and AIDS that they feel supported and loved particularly on World AIDS Day, 1 December.

In the Parish: those who live along Ascot Road, Barking Road, Barry Road.

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Gray, Paul Gray, Alec Creggan, Fiona McGuiness, Coraline Edwards, Mark Dorrington, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Julie Alale, Hazel Maidment, Gloria Hamilton, Marcia Sobers, Emilda Lawrence, Robert Akowuah, Sam, Tina and Walter Tee.

Those who have died: Francis Bassett May he rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 3 December 2017: Isaiah 64.1-9   Psalm 80.1-8,18-20   1 Corinthians 1.3-9      Mark 13.24-end

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Jacqueline Weeks, Michael Obasanya, Laurine Griffith

St Mary’s.  Next week we welcome Nevaeh-Marie and her family for herbaptism.  Please keep them in your prayers.

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.

St Bart’s Rota is available at the back of church or please let the office know if you wish it to be emailed to you.

St Mary’s Rota is available at the back of church.

28 November at 10am East Ham Town Hall International day for the elimination of violence to women and girls.  All are welcome.

E6 churches Annual Advent Walk of Witness

We will be gathering opposite East Ham Station at 4.30pm on Sunday December 3rd. We then process down the High Street to St Bart’s Church for a short service and Advent reflection around 5.30pm led by Pastor Salomi Sukesh & Rev Sue Lucas. Followed by curry supplied by the Telugu Church. We will be singing Carols at various points along the route so do bring a torch, lantern or glow stick if able. All welcome.

Bible Study The next parish Bible Study will take place at St Bart's on Wednesday 6th December at 1pm.  All welcome, please bring your bible.

The Greatfield Winter Market returns, with a huge array of stalls selling handmade gifts, cards, plants, jams, chutneys & pickles and more. You can have a cup of tea and (homemade) cake or lunch, and chat with your neighbours in our friendly cafe. The Market will be held on Saturday 9th December 2017 at St George and St Ethelbert's Church, Burford Road E6 3NQ between 11 am and 2 pm.

Toy Collection Point St Bart’s we will be a collection point for the Newham Recorder Toy Appeal this year. Please donate if you’re able.  Further details to follow.

St Bart’s Café Dates:

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.


PCC meeting is 23 January 2018 at 7.30 pm – venue to be confirmed.

St Bart’s DCC meeting is TODAY 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.