19 January 2020 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

     St Mary Magdalene    St Bartholomew  

St Alban  St Edmund

Sunday 19 January 2020               Epiphany 2

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Buckhurst Hill (St John, St Stephen, St Elisabeth) Ian Farley, Tania Payne, Steve Bacon.

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Litoral Ecuador (The Episcopal Church), St Albans (England), and Gombe (Nigeria)

With Christian Aid: Praise God for the wonderful witness and work of Christian Unity through the ACT Alliance across the world.

In the world: all those affected by the Australian bush fires.

In the Parish: Lucas Ave, Lucas Rd, Magdalene Gdns.

Those who have asked our prayers for particular needs: Immediate need: Koreen Ashton, Ida Atkinson, Roxanna Bashir, Cassie Martin, Graham Postles, Alice Singh, Rev’d Alex Summers, Jean and Walter Tee, Vineta Thomas.

Continuing need: Robert Akowuah, Julie Alale, Zareen Choudry,

Marjorie Chuku, Clarice McCarthy, Alec Creggan, Eileen Dorrington, Coraline Edwards, Marion Foote, Paul Gray, Alston Harry,

Geoff Hayes, Kaz Januszewski, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Sadiq Masih, Sam Ozurumba, Dorothy Page. Les Rowe,

Eugene Scott, Brian Shipsides, Mary Skerritt,.

Those who have died: Peter Cousins may he rest in peace and rise in glory.

Readings for 26 January:

Isaiah 9.1-4     1 Corinthians 1.10-18      Matthew 4.12-23

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Adeola Daramola & Cheryl Hayes

Norman Lipman Quintin visited Norman this week and he’s not quite as good as he has been. Please keep Norman in your prayers.

This weekend we welcome Father George Guiver to the Parish. He is from the Community of the Resurrection and will be preaching Holy Week for us this year. Please say hello and make him feel welcome.

Café on Tuesday this week is Bingo @ 1.30pm. All are welcome !

Burns Night As in previous years, we be having a Burns Night Supper at St Bart’s on Friday 24th January 2020 – Tickets are available from the Parish Office or Café at £15 and are selling fast. Bible Study All are welcome to a BIBLE STUDY on Monday 27th January at 11.30am.  at Bart’s. No commitments, we don’t keep a register and there are no ‘experts’! Please invite others you know.  They don’t have to be Parish Members or even Church goers. The more we have, the more regularly we can hold meetings.

St Bart’s servers and intercessors training. There will be training for existing and new servers on Sunday 16 February after the morning service and intercessors (part 2) on Sunday 1st March after the morning service. If you already have one of these ministries or are interested in starting, please come along.

Discussions following Deanery Congress Thank you to all who attended Deanery Congress on 9 December with Bishop Peter about necessary changes to how we do church. If you would like the slides, please ask Shirley Biro. The East Ham Clergy have met twice to consider some options for us here. There will be a full discussion involving everyone starting in each of our churches next Sunday. This will be followed by a open meeting with everyone invited from all 6 churches at St Bart’s on Thursday 27th February 7pm refreshments for a 7.30pm start.

PCC and DCC DATES.

St Mary’s DCC is 17 March 2019 at 7.30pm

St Bart’s DCC is 23 February 2020 at 11.45am

St Edmund’s DCC is 25 March 2020 at 7.30pm

Next PCC meeting is 22 January 2020 at St Mary’s at 7.30pm

MIDWEEK EUCHARIST

St Edmund’s: Wed 10am, St Mary’s: 6.30pm, St Bart’s: Thurs 12.15pm .

The Daily Office: Morning Prayer at 8.30am Mon & 9.00am Thurs at St Bart’s, Tues 9.00am at St Mary’s, Wed 9.30am at St Edmund’s

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. Canon Ann Easter: 07889 799290. Revd Canon Fred Ashford-Okai 07940 984883 Asst. Curate Revd Marco Lopes: 07506 926443

12 January 2020 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

     St Mary Magdalene    St Bartholomew  

St Alban  St Edmund

Sunday 12 January 2020               Baptism of Christ

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Dagenham (St Peter and St Paul) Joel Edwards, Kathy Playle. William Ford School: Richard Hopkins, Dagenham Park CE School: Gez Smith

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of Lesotho (Southern Africa) and Southwark (England)

With Christian Aid: Give thanks for our many partners and the many supporters and volunteers who have helped Christian Aid turn sorrow to gladness for many communities across the world.

In the world: Peace and justice in the world.

In the Parish: London Road, Longmark Road, Lonsdale Ave.

Those who have asked our prayers for particular needs: Immediate need: Koreen Ashton, Ida Atkinson, Roxanna Bashir,

Graham Postles, Alice Singh, Rev’d Alex Summers, Jean and Walter Tee.

Continuing need: Robert Akowuah, Zareen Choudry,

Marjorie Chuku, Clarice McCarthy, Alec Creggan, Eileen Dorrington, Coraline Edwards, Marion Foote, Paul Gray, Alston Harry,

Geoff Hayes, Kaz Januszewski, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Sadiq Masih, Sam Ozurumba, Dorothy Page. Les Rowe,

Eugene Scott, Brian Shipsides, Mary Skerritt, Vineta Thomas.

Those who have died: Peter Cousins from Canning Town was born on 05.11.1950. He died after a short illness on Saturday 28 December 2019. As a youngster he was a choir boy at St Mary Magdalene Church, East Ham, where he lived before moving. His funeral is on Wednesday 15 January 2020. Please remember him, his widow and all the grieving family in your prayers.

Readings for 19 January:

Isaiah 49.1-7     1 Corinthians 1.1-9      John 1.29-42

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Guy Quigley

St Edmund’s A big thank you to all who supported our Christmas party, it raised £160 for Church funds.

Father George Guiver from the Community of the Resurrection who will be preaching Holy Week for us is visiting from 18th to 20th January. Please say hello and make him feel welcome.

Open Prayers We will be holding a short period of open prayers after the service on Sunday the 19th January at Bart’s. All are welcome. But if you cannot be there and have a prayer request please let Shirley or Molara know.

Burns Night As in previous years, we be having a Burns Night Supper at St Bart’s on Friday 24th January 2020 – Tickets are available from the Parish Office or Café at £15 and are selling fast.

Bible Study All are welcome to a BIBLE STUDY on Monday 27th January at 11.30am.  at Bart’s. No commitments, we don’t keep a register and there are no ‘experts’! Please invite others you know.  They don’t have to be Parish Members or even Church goers. The more we have, the more regularly we can hold meetings.

Discussions following Deanery Congress Thank you to all who attended Deanery Congress on 9 December with Bishop Peter about necessary changes to how we do church. If you would like the slides, please ask Shirley Biro. The East Ham Clergy have met twice to consider some options for us here. There will be a full discussion involving everyone starting in each of our churches on Sunday 26 January. This will be followed by a open meeting with everyone invited from all 6 churches at St Bart’s on Thursday 27th February 7pm refreshments for a 7.30pm start.

PCC and DCC DATES.

St Mary’s DCC is 17 March 2019 at 7.30pm

St Bart’s DCC is 12 January 2020 at 11.45am

St Edmund’s DCC is 14 January 2020 at 7.30pm

Next PCC meeting is 22 January 2020 at St Mary’s at 7.30pm

MIDWEEK EUCHARIST

St Edmund’s: Wed 10am, St Mary’s: 6.30pm, St Bart’s: Thurs 12.15pm .

The Daily Office: Morning Prayer at 8.30am Mon & 9.00am Thurs at St Bart’s, Tues 9.00am at St Mary’s, Wed 9.30am at St Edmund’s

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. Canon Ann Easter: 07889 799290. Revd Canon Fred Ashford-Okai 07940 984883 Asst. Curate Revd Marco Lopes: 07506 926443

Christmas Services 2019

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Christmas Services 2019

Parish of the Holy Trinity East Ham

Sunday 22nd December:

St Edmund Forest Gate

10am A Celebration of Christmas

St Mary Magdalene

6pm Service of Nine Lessons and Carols

Tuesday 24th December:

St Bartholomew’s Church and Centre

11pm Midnight Mass

St Mary Magdalene

5.00pm Christingle Service

11.30pm Midnight Mass

Wednesday 25th December

St Mary Magdalene 10am Christmas Morning Eucharist

St Edmund Forest Gate 10am Christmas Morning Eucharist

St Bartholomew’s Church and Centre 11am Christmas Morning Eucharist

Thursday 26th December – Stephen, Deacon and Martyr

St Edmund Forest Gate 11am Eucharist of the Day

Friday 27th December – St John the Evangelist

St Mary Magdalene 10am Eucharist of the Day

Saturday 28th December – Holy Innocents

St Mary Magdalene 11am Eucharist of the Day

Sunday 29th December – 10am Eucharist and Covenant Service in all 3 churches

Wednesday 1st January – Naming and Circumcision of Jesus

St Mary Magdalene 6.30pm Eucharist of the day

Sunday 5th January – Epiphany Sunday

10am Eucharist in all 3 churches

Please note St Bart’s Centre will be closed, apart from Sunday worship, from 3pm on Friday 20th December 2019 – 10.30am on Monday 6th January 2020.

22 December 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

     St Mary Magdalene    St Bartholomew  

St Alban  St Edmund

Sunday 22 December              4th Sunday of Advent

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Clavering (St Mary & St Clement) and Langley (St John Evn) w Arkesden (St Mary Vn) and Wicken Bonhunt (St Margaret); Manuden (St Mary Vn) and Berden (St Nicholas) Margaret Davies Henham (St Mary Vn) and Elsenham (St Mary Vn) w Ugley (St Peter). Gary Townsend, Gary Tubbs.

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of Evo (Nigeria) and Exeter (England)

With Christian Aid: for all who have been forced from their homes in Afghanistan and are experiencing extreme hardship.

In the world: our new government and MP’s.

In the Parish:

Those who have asked our prayers for particular needs: Immediate need: Ida Atkinson, Roxanna Bashir,

Graham Postles.

Continuing need: Robert Akowuah, Koreen Ashton, Zareen Choudry, Marjorie Chuku, Clarice McCarthy, Alec Creggan, Eileen Dorrington, Coraline Edwards, Marion Foote, Paul Gray, Alston Harry, Geoff Hayes, Kaz Januszewski, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Sadiq Masih, Sam Ozurumba, Dorothy Page, Les Rowe, Eugene Scott, Brian Shipsides, Mary Skerritt, Alice Singh, Jean & Walter Tee.

Readings for 29 December:

Isaiah 63.7-9     Hebrews 2.10-end      Matthew 2.13-end

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Perry Namatovu, Jean Mansfield, Jasmine Namatovu, Bently Mason, Alex McKitty, Naomi Griffith

Many thanks to all who have sent cards and presents to the Ann, Fred, John, Quintin and Sue. We wish you all a very happy Christmas and peaceful New Year.

Thank you all who decorated St Mary’s last week, the Christmas tree looks beautiful. After Church today, we will be making the Christingles over coffee – do come and join us !

Wednesday 1st January 2020 there will be the usual 6.30pm Eucharist at St Mary’s.

Christmas Eve Mass St Mary’s extend a warm welcome to Andrew Robley who will be singing during communion.

Grand Christmas Raffle at St Mary’s – tickets are on sale now!

1st prize £50 M&S voucher – donations of further prizes would be welcome.

Christmas Lunch the raffle during Christmas Lunch at Bart’s raised £80 which has been donated to Cancer Research. Many thanks to all who donated prizes and those who bought tickets.

Christingle at St Bart’s for uniformed organisations raised £110 for the Children’s Society. Many thanks to all involved in organizing this event and to all who filled their collection boxes.

Carols at Manor Farm and Hedgerow Court

Fred is leading carol singing at Hedgerow Court at 10.30am and Manor Farm at 3pm on Christmas Eve, Tuesday 24th. We would love more people to join us, so please come along to either/both at these times.

Christmas cards at Bart’s there is a board at the back of Church for Christmas cards – please consider placing just one card on the board and making a donation to charity this year.

Burns Night As in previous years, we be having a Burns Night Supper at St Bart’s on Friday 24th January 2020 – Tickets are available from the Parish Office, Café or Claudette at £15.

St. Edmund’s Christmas party will be on January 4th at 7.00pm please come and join us for fun and games.

Discussions following Deanery Congress Thank you to all who attended Deanery Congress on 9 December with Bishop Peter about necessary changes to how we do church. If you would like the slides, please ask Shirley Biro. The East Ham Clergy have met twice to consider some options for us here. There will be a full discussion involving everyone starting in each of our churches on Sunday 26 January. This will be followed by a open meeting with everyone invited from all 6 churches at St Bart’s on Thursday 27th February 7pm refreshments for a 7.30pm start.

Parish Office The parish office will be closed from Friday 20 December until Monday 6 January 2020. In an emergency, please in the first instance contact the Team Rector on the numbers/email listed below.

PCC and DCC DATES.

St Mary’s DCC is 17 March 2019 at 7.30pm Note date change due to Lent Group meeting.

St Bart’s DCC is 12 January 2020 at 11.45am

St Edmund’s DCC is 14 January 2020 at 7.30pm

MIDWEEK EUCHARIST

St Edmund’s: Wed 10am, St Mary’s: 6.30pm, St Bart’s: Thurs 12.15pm .

The Daily Office: Morning Prayer at 8.30am Mon & 9.00am Thurs at St Bart’s, Tues 9.00am at St Mary’s, Wed 9.30am at St Edmund’s

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. Canon Ann Easter: 07889 799290. Revd Canon Fred Ashford-Okai 07940 984883 Asst. Curate Revd Marco Lopes: 07506 926443

15 December 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

     St Mary Magdalene    St Bartholomew  

St Alban  St Edmund

Sunday 15 December                                             3rd Sunday of Advent

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: The Retired Clergy, Readers and Lay Ministers who live and work in the Deanery of Harwich.

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of South Ankole (Uganda) and Eldoret (Kenya)

With Christian Aid: that more women will learn about their rights and benefit from the community self-help group that Christian Aid is supporting in India.

In the world: the broken that they may find God’s healing.

In the Parish: Lloyd Road, Lloyd Villas, Logan Close

Those who have asked our prayers for particular needs: Immediate need: Koreen Ashton, Ida Atkinson, Roxanna Bashir,

Graham Postles, Alice Singh, Jean and Walter Tee.

Continuing need: Robert Akowuah, Zareen Choudry,

Marjorie Chuku, Clarice McCarthy, Alec Creggan, Eileen Dorrington, Coraline Edwards, Marion Foote, Paul Gray, Alston Harry,

Geoff Hayes, Kaz Januszewski, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Sadiq Masih, Sam Ozurumba, Dorothy Page. Les Rowe,

Eugene Scott, Brian Shipsides, Mary Skerritt.

 Readings for 22 December:

Isaiah 7.10-16     Romans 1.1-7      Matthew 1.18-end

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Adebola Daramola, Simone Wetherell, Rolandas Vosylius

Thank you to all who came to St Mary’s and St Bart’s on Saturday to clean and decorate the churches. They look wonderful. Particular thanks to Terry who sponsored the refreshments at St Mary’s.

Next Sunday we will be making the Christingles after the 10am service at St Mary’s – all are welcome to stay and help over a coffee.

Grand Christmas Raffle at St Mary’s – tickets are on sale now!

1st prize £50 M&S voucher – donations of further prizes would be welcome.

The Nation’s Favourite Carol, a lot of which was filmed at St Mary’s, will be shown on Saturday December 21st, at 6.50pm on Channel 5.

Reverse Advent We are delighted to have donated 9 complete Advent calendars and £30 in cash to Newham Foodbank. Many thanks to all who contributed on behalf of the families who will benefit from this generosity.

Carols at Manor Farm and Hedgerow Court

Fred is leading carol singing at Hedgerow Court at 10.30am and Manor Farm at 3pm on Christmas Eve, Tuesday 24th. We would love more people to join us, so please come along to either or both at these times.

Christmas cards at Bart’s there is a board at the back of Church for Christmas cards – please consider placing just one card on the board and making a donation to charity this year.

Burns Night As in previous years, we be having a Burns Night Supper at St Bart’s on Friday 24th January 2020 – Tickets are available from the Parish Office or Café at £15.

 

PCC and DCC DATES.

St Mary’s DCC is 17 March 2019 at 7.30pm Note date change due to Lent Group meeting.

St Bart’s DCC is 12 January 2020 at 11.45am

St Edmund’s DCC is 14 January 2020 at 7.30pm

MIDWEEK EUCHARIST

St Edmund’s: Wed 10am, St Mary’s: 6.30pm, St Bart’s: Thurs 12.15pm .

The Daily Office: Morning Prayer at 8.30am Mon & 9.00am Thurs at St Bart’s, Tues 9.00am at St Mary’s, Wed 9.30am at St Edmund’s

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. Canon Ann Easter: 07889 799290. Revd Canon Fred Ashford-Okai 07940 984883 Asst. Curate Revd Marco Lopes: 07506 926443