20 August 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew †  

            St Alban       St Edmund 


Sunday 20 August 2017                             10th after Trinity                                      

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese North Shoebury (St Mary the Virgin)

In the Anglican Communion: the Diocese of Rockhampton (Queensland, Australia)

In the world: The people of Barcelona. particularly those killed and injured in the terrorist attack on Thursday.

With Christian: Pray for Greenbelt festival (25-28 August). Pray that the team of staff and volunteers will inspire festival-goers creatively and meaningfully.

In the Parish: those who live along: Sussex Road, St Alban’s Avenue, St Bartholomew’s Road.

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Gray, Paul Gray, Alec Creggan, Eileen Exley, Fiona McGuiness,  Mary Skerritt, Jan Hibbard, Clarence Lawrence, Coraline Edwards, Lyn Wingate, Daniel Sims, Peggy Sims, Mark Dorrington, Norman Lipman, Jim Harmati, Theresa Lutterodt and Julie Alade.

Please keep Paul Gray in your prayers at this time as he is particularly unwell with cancer.

Those who have died: Tony Richards & Gladys Bull.

May they rest in peace and rise in glory.

Readings for 27 August 2017:

Isiah 51.1-6      Psalm 138      Romans 12.1-8     Matthew 16.13-20

Parish birthdays – Happy birthday to Dorothy James & Alena Martin


Many thanks to the three groups who have been working to help clear up the churchyard at St Mary’s.

Open House London weekend 16/17 September. St.Mary's will open to visitors on Saturday 16 from 10am to 4pm. Refreshments will be available in the hall.  If you wish to learn more about this event go to 'This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.'.

Parish Bible Study will be at St Bart's at 4pm TODAY.  We will study Matthew 16 v 13-20.  All are welcome to attend. Please bring your bible.

The Course in Christian Studies starts in September at Stratford or Woodford.  But please register your interest soon to ensure the running of this course.  All details, can be found on the website: http://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/discipleship/course-in-christian-studies

St Bart’s Informal Prayer Group

Our next prayer session will be TODAY Sunday 20th August in the chapel after our service. All Welcome. If you are unable to join us for the session, but have a prayer request, please either pin it on the prayer board or tell Shirley.

Barking School of Discipleship - 19th September – 28th November 2017 at 7.30pm -9.15pm Training Hub, St John’s Stratford E15 1NG

All are welcome, but you will need to book. 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.

Thursday Lunchtime  Prayers at St  Bart’s during August

Midday prayer at St Bart’s during August at 12.30 pm.

Service times in August – 8am Eucharist at St Mary’s every week.

27th St Ed’s at 9.30am; St Mary’s at 10am and St Bart’s at 11 am

PARISH CHARITY BARN DANCE - “Daisy Roots” @ St Bart’s Barn Dance Party with caller Chrissie Bence Saturday 9th September 2017. St Bart’s Church & Centre 7pm-10pm Cost £8. Tickets available from Claudette, St Mary’s, Alison, St Edmund’s, Shirley, St Bart’s & the Parish office.


Study Day Urban Matthew 21st September 2017. Reading Matthew’s Gospel in the urban context. Cost £7.50 including lunch. Please book in the café or the office.

Autumn Notes

An evening of solos, quartets, poems and more ! 14th October from 3.15pm to 5.30pm at St Bart’s.  Adults £5, Children £2, under 12 free.  All proceeds towards Christian Aid.  Tickets from Alison (St Mary’s), Philip (St Bart’s) or Ed (St Edmunds).

Barking Area Church Wardens, Deputy Wardens for Newham Deanery Support and Fellowship Saturday 21st October 10 am – 3.30pm St John’s Church Stratford E15 1NG  The day course will be suitable for PCC members & Parish officers too. To book contact Rev John Brown This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0208 553 7606


Next PCC meeting will be Wednesday 13 September 2017 at St Mary’s at 7.30 pm.

St Bart’s DCC meeting is 17 September at 11.45 am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC meeting is 6 September at 7.30 pm in the Parish room

St Edmunds’s DCC is on 27th September at 7.30 pm.

MIDWEEK EUCHARISTS    There are no midweek Eucharists in August.  Resume Wednesday 6 September 10.00am at St Edmund’s, Wednesday 6.30pm at St Mary’s, Thursday 7th September 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: 1127847Team Rector Revd Dr Sue Lucas 020 3662 8086 / 07976 901 389Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Team Vicar Revd Quintin Peppiatt 020 8471 8751.