7 January 2018

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

         St Alban       St Edmund


Sunday 7 January 2018                     Feast of the  Epiphany                                     

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Becontree (St Thomas) Gemma Stock, Carol Newnham, Becontree (St Mary, Hartley Brook Church) Cliff McLeod.

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

With Christian Aid: Pray for all those who are making resolutions to volunteer for Christian Aid, that they will find the right fit for their talents and time.

In the Parish: those who live in Burnels Ave, Cabot Way, Caledon 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 16 January at All Saints Church, Forest Gate.

Readings for 14 January 2018:       1 Samuel 3.1-10[11-20]     Revelations 5.1-10          John 1.43-end  

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to all those celebrating a birthday this week

Many thanks to all who helped over the Christmas period.

St Mary’s please collect your Christmas cards from the back of Church, they will be thrown away in the next week.  Also, please collect your planned giving envelopes from the back of Church.  If anyone does want an envelope for the year, please speak to June.

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 thank you for the donations received so far for the Toilet Twinning https://www.toilettwinning.org.  It’s not too late to donate, please give any donations to the Parish Office when it re-opens.

Burns Night on 20 January we will be celebrating Burns Night at St Bart’s with a traditional meal, entertainment & ceilidh. Tickets are £15 each and are on sale now !

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

St Edmund’s next weeks Sunday service (14 Jan) will start at 9.45am to allow Fr Fred to cover at St Martin’s at 11am.


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 10 January 2018 at 7.30 pm in the Parish room – Agenda’s and minutes of the previous meeting are available, please pick them up from June.

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.