22 April 2018 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

         St Alban       St Edmund


Sunday 22nd April 2018                       4th Sunday of Easter

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Great Ilford (St John the Evangelist, Seven Kings) Vacancy, Jean Richards

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Central Florida and Central Gulf Coast (Province IV, The Episcopal Church)

In the world: for a peaceful resolution to conflict in Syria.

With Christian Aid: for endurance and a quick recovery for those running the London Marathon for Christian Aid today. Give thanks for their fundraising efforts and for their commitment to ending poverty and injustice.

In the Parish: those who live in Hale Road, Halley Road, Hameway

The sick and suffering: Robert Akowuah, Julie Alale, McLeod Ashton, Joan Boyce, Marjorie Chuku, Clarice, Alec Creggan, John Davies, Eileen Dorrington, Coraline Edwards, Paul Gray, Paula Gray, Gloria Hamilton, Alston Harry, Jeff Hayes, Eunice Johnson, Emilda Lawrence, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Hazel Maidment, Fiona McGuiness, Tony Osokoya, Les Rowe, Samuel, Alice Singh, Marcia Sobers, Bob Stokes, John Turnpenny, Karen White, Yves.

Those who have died: Doreen Lloyd White   May she rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 22 April: Acts 8.26-end    1 John 4.7-end    John 15.1-8

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Win Jones, Albert Davies, Caroline Tellis.

Thank you to all who came along and made the Bishops visit last Sunday such a joyful occasion.

Tomorrow Monday 23 April at 8.30am at St. Bart’s morning prayer with Eucharist for the Feast of St George.

St Mary’s If you’re interested in taking a coach to John’s ordination on 15th September at 6pm in Chelmsford Cathedral – please let Laurine know as we need to gauge interest before booking a coach for the evening.

It’s good to welcome Salisbury Primary School to St Mary’s next week.

Bart’s Café Thank you to all who attended the meeting on Thursday evening and for your valuable contributions. 

Annual Parish Christian Aid Week Concert - Saturday 12th May, 3-5.30pm, St Edmund's Church, Katherine Rd, Forest Gate. Tickets on sale soon £7 (£3 under 12s). If you'd like to play, sing, recite, dance or perform, please let us know by Sunday 29th April. Ed (St Edmund's), Alison (St Mary's), Parish Office (St Bart's).

Thy Kingdom Come the Archbishops have again asked us particularly to pray for the Church during the traditional 9 days from Ascension Day to Pentecost.  We will be giving everyone in the parish a booklet containing morning and evening prayer.  There will be various events here and in other churches and we will be discussing it at PCC and the DCCs.  Watch this space for further details and do look on the Thy Kingdom Come website - www.thykingdomcome.global. 

Vocations Day with Bishop Peter and Archdeacon Elwin

at Christ Church, Wanstead Place, London E11 2SW.  Saturday, 19th May 2018 between 9-1pm. For more details, contact Debbie Kelly - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 020 8989 8557.

Archdeacons Visitation Service Tuesday 22nd May at 8pm at St John the Baptist Leytonstone, 823 High Road, E11 1HH.  Church wardens both outgoing and incoming are required to attend.  It is a good idea for DCC and PCC members to attend.  All are welcome. If you need a lift, please contact the office.

Save the Date

Thursday 24 May from 5pm Wesley Pilgrimage with our Methodist friends. Begins at 5pm with Evensong at St Paul’s Cathedral. Further details shortly.

Sunday 27th May Trinity Sunday Patronal Feast for the parish at St Edmund’s.  Further details shortly.

Walsingham National Pilgrimage We are once again running a coach from the Parish to Walsingham on Monday 28th May 2018.  First pick up is likely to be 8am return to East Ham around 7.30pm.  Cost is £20 per person.  Please book with the Parish Office.


St Edmunds’s DCC meeting is this week on Tuesday at 7.30 pm.

St Bart’s DCC meeting is on 6 May 2018 at 11.30am in the Luke Room.

St Mary’s DCC meeting is 4 July 2018 at 7.30 pm in the Parish Room.

PCC meeting scheduled for 2 May might need to be rescheduled.  Watch this space.


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.