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8th January 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in News

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene †   St Bartholomew †  

          St Alban †    St Edmund †


Sunday 8th January 2017                 Baptism of Christ

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: for the staff of the Cathedral, the events to be held there and for all those visiting during the year. Also all those who volunteer.

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Kuching (South East Asia)

In the world: the people of Turkey after the recent terror attacks.

With Christian Aid: all those who participate in Christian Aid events.

In the Parish: those who live along: Hollington Road, Holloway Road & Holme Road.

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Lindborg, Paul Gray, Tony Osokoya, Alec Creggan, Valerie Colman, Eugenie Scott,Alston Harry, Margaret Greenhall, Eileen Exley, Dorothy Page,Brenda Nicholls, Julie Ålale,Zareen Choudhur, Anthonia, Peter Baker, Pat Williams & Fiona McGuiness.

Norman is back at home but a bit housebound at the moment but would welcome visitors.

Those who have died:  William Houchin & Hugh Peppiatt    

         May they rest in peace and rise in glory.

Readings for 15th January 2017:

Isaiah 49: 1-7         1 Corinthians 1: 1-9         John 1: 29-42

Parish Bible Study will be held at St Bart's at 4pm TODAY.  We will study John 1, verses 29-42. 

All are welcome to attend. Please bring your bible.

BOOK CLUB. Tomorrow Monday January 9th 2.00pm at Bart’s.

‘Scotch Broth’ featuring some Scottish writer. All Welcome.

29th January Candlemass - presentation of Christ in the Temple.


President & Preacher the Bishop of Barking.


St Bart’s Draft Rota until Mothering Sunday is available today.

If you read/ lead intercessions/serve or administer a chalice please let Sue know of any problems. Final version available next week.


Me & My Music. Tuesday 24th January 7.30pm. Gillian Mayer reveals her favourite music. £7.50 for a 2 course dinner.

Study Day - 9th February - Canon Edward Carter, Canon Theologian at Chelmsford Cathedral - Just Economics?  Some theological reflections on economic justice drawing on scripture and tradition to reflect on the current situation £7.50 for the day including lunch.

Book for either of these events via Sue in the Café or the Parish Office.

Being a Parent Course. An 8 week course to help parents learn practical communication skills for everyday life & bring up confident, happy and co-operative children. A free course for parents of children aged 9-16.

Starts 26th January – 23rd March. Thursdays 10.00am – 11.45am

at St Bart’s. To find out more join us for tea & coffee on 19th January

at 10.00am or contact Penny Phillips: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

0203 373 4252.

Men’s Health and Exercise with the British Martial Arts and Boxing Association - 8th February at St Bart’s.  Open martial arts classes from 10-30-12 and 1-30 till 3pm.  Other activities to be confirmed - all welcome (including women!)  We are running this event in conjunction with the CCG and St Bart’s Surgery.


St Mary’s still have some calendars left at a cost of £4. They are at the back of Church.


St Bart’s DCC Tuesday 10th January 7.30pm

For those not on email minutes and agendas available to pick up today.

St Edmund’s DCC 18th January 2017 7.00pm

PCC Party. 26th January 8.00pm in the Rectory.

All PCC & DCC members, partners & friends are invited.

St Mary’s DCC 22nd February 7.30pm


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

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.