3 September 2017 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew †  

            St Alban       St Edmund 


Sunday 3 September 2017                        12th after Trinity                                      

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: the Dean and Chapter in their daily work of the administration of the Cathedral

In the Anglican Communion:  the Diocese of San Diego and

San Joaquin, (Province VIII, the Episcopal Church)

In the world: Refugees & Asylum seekers

With Christian Aid: Christian Aid partner CBCA in the Democratic Republic of Congo who support those enduring suffering from conflict.

In the Parish: those who live along: St John’s Road, St Mary’s Court,

St Stephen’s Road.

Wedding at St Mary’s: We pray for Margaret Adesanya and Robert Cram who are preparing to get married at St Mary’s on 12th September.

The sick and suffering: Alice Singh, Les Rowe, Clarice, Paula Gray, Paul Gray, Alec Creggan, Eileen Exley, Fiona McGuiness, Jan Hibbard, Clarence Lawrence, Coraline Edwards, 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.

Readings for 10 September 2017: Ezekiel 33.7-11   Psalm 119.33-40 Romans 13.8-end Matthew 18.15-20

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Robert Dungey

St Bart’s Patronal Feast. We welcome Brother Julian to St Bart’s who is preaching for us this morning. Do join us in the hall for refreshments after the service. Everyone is welcome.

The Barn Dance on 9th September at St Bart’s is now sold out! However, we have a waiting list for returns. If you would like to be put on the list please contact the Parish Office.

Sunday 10th September St Bart’s Sunday service at the normal time of 10 a.m. St Edmund’s at 9.30 a.m. St Edmunds will return to the normal time of 10 a.m. on 17th September.

Bishop Stephen on Pilgrimage: Our Diocesan Bishop is doing what Bishops are meant to do - walking his Diocese! He’s doing it Deanery by Deanery and next Sunday (10th September) he’s in Newham.  He’s starting at St Michael in the Froude Centre and will call at St Edmund’s between 10.30 and 11 (likely to be coffee rather than worship because of the 9.30 start).  He’ll end up in Stratford around lunchtime.  Shirley has full details of his itinerary.

Book Club Monday 11th September 2pm at St Bart’s. We will be looking at the “Life and Poetry of George Herbert.” All are welcome.

The Course in Christian Studies starts in September at Stratford or Woodford. Please register your interest soon to ensure the running of this course. Go to :http://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/discipleship/course-in-christian-studies. 

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. Details of this event are on 'This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.'.

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.

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. Please can you bring with you for the day photographs of our area old and new.

Parish Quiet Day 23rd September at Haggerston Priory.  If you wish to attend, please see sign-up sheets at the back of Church. If you’re able to give someone a lift, please indicate this on the list too.

Sunday 1st October is Michaelmas we are keeping this as ‘Bring a Friend’ Sunday. Please think and pray about someone you could invite to church. More details, invitations and prayer cards available shortly.

Also 1st October at St Bart’s we are honoring Les Rowe’s 53 years of ministry among us at St Bart’s. Archdeacon Elwin Cockett will make the presentation and speech.

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

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

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


Weds 6 September 10.00am at St Edmund’s, Weds 6.30pm at St Mary’s, Thursday 7th September 12.30pm 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.