14 January 2018 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

         St Alban       St Edmund


Sunday 14 January 2018                   2nd Sunday of Epiphany                                      

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Barking (St Patrick) Graham Dowling, Matthew Harding, Marco Filipe Lopes.  Thames View (Christ Church).  The retired clergy, readers and lay ministers who live and work in the Deanery of Barking.

In the world: for the people of Iran as they face uncertainty.

With Christian Aid: Pray that Christian Aid’s work to tackle violence and build peace around the world will flourish and be effective.

In the Parish: those who live in Canberra Road, Castle Street, Central Park 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, Tina, Walter Tee, Alston Harry, Tony Osokoya, Pauline Ellis, Abdul Qadir, Brian, John Tunpenny, Eileen Dorrington.

Those who have died: Lena Byrd, Val Wood may they rest in peace and rise in glory

Funeral for Lena is on Tuesday at All Saints Church, Forest Gate.

Readings for 21 January 2018:   Genesis 14.17-20     Revelation 19.6-10          John 2.1-11  

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Guy Quigley & Adeola Daramola

Next Sunday 21st is the start of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Matthew Porter from Transform Newham will be preaching at St Bart’s, and Quintin will preach at High Street South Methodist Church after St Mary’s service and we welcome Nicola Vidamour to St Mary’s who will be celebrating with us. Sue is preaching at Evensong at Brasenose College Oxford, the historic patron of the parish. 

St Edmunds Many thanks to all who supported our Christmas Party last weekend – we raised £200.

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 Christmas Card a great big thank you for the donations received for the Toilet Twinning – we have been able to twin the loos at St Bart’s with a Central African Republic displacement camp.  Watch out for the certificate in our loo !

Burns Night see flyer with this newsletter.

St Mary’s it was good to see Norman on Wednesday and he’s doing well !

Thank you to Colin and Jean for removing all the decorations at St Mary’s we’re leaving the Christmas tree up until the end of the Epiphany season.

St Barts Training for intercessors and altar servers has been postponed.  Watch this space for new dates.

Rectory Party will be on Friday 2nd February at 7.30pm.  All are welcome, but please let the Parish Office know if you’re coming.

Study Day at St Bart’s on 15th February Dr Frederic Nye, former Director of Medicine, Aintree University Hospital Trust and Reader Emeritas at St Faith, Great Crosby: Health, Wealth and Welfare: the tangled relationships between deprivation, ethnicity and health. Full details the Study Day programme will be with the newsletter next week.

Weekly Giving Envelopes please be aware that this year each envelope is perforated and therefore covers two weeks.


PCC meeting is 23 January 2018 at 7.30 pm – Canon Jeremy Fraser Area dean and Canon Lynne Bennett Lay chair of Having deanery will be in attendance to present on Greater London Authority development money for the Deanery Building Scheme.  This has direct implications for St Bart’s so the meeting will be held there.  It will also be an open meeting i.e. all are welcome.

St Bart’s DCC meeting is 21 January 2018 at 11.45 am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC meeting is 4 April 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.