29 April 2018 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

         St Alban       St Edmund


Sunday 29th April 2018                       5th Sunday of Easter

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Woodford Green (St Barnabas) William Obedoza

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of Central Zambia & Central Zimbabwe

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

With Christian Aid: Pray for Christians in the UK as they make the bridge cross sponsored walks ahead of Christian Aid Week. Pray they may cross safely and enjoy their fundraising efforts.

In the Parish: those who live in Hardy Way, Harold Rd, Harrow Rd.

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, Ikemefuma Ifeyintya, Eunice Johnson, Emilda Lawrence, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Hazel Maidment, Fiona McGuiness, Tony Osokoya, Les Rowe, Samuel, Brian Shipsides, Alice Singh, Marcia Sobers, Bob Stokes, John Turnpenny, Karen White, Yves.

Those who have died: Edna Springett, Funeral on 9 May at 10.30 at St Mary’s.  All welcome.  Doreen Carrol (former Sacristan & Choir member) at St Bart’s 70s/80s.  Thoughts & prayers to her family, husband Michael, former Parish Warden, daughter Tracey and Son Paul.

May they rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 6 May: Acts 10.44-end    1 John 5.1-6    John 15.9-17

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Ben Davies, Ella Griffith.

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.

St Mary’s after the service today we will process out and bury the ashes of Iris France.  Please pray for Annette and all the family at this time.

Commonwealth War Grave Commission have been and put up a small plaque and cleaned the war memorial at St Mary’s.  Do have a look.

Annual Parish Christian Aid Week Concert - Saturday 12th May, 3-5.30pm, St Mary Magdalene, High Street South, East Ham. Tickets on sale £7 (£3 under 12s). If you'd like to play, sing, recite, dance or perform, please let us know by Sunday 6 May - Ed (SE), Alison (SMM), Irene (SB).

Sue Lucas is away on holiday this week.  For pastoral matters please contact Quintin or Fred. For practical matters, please contact the Parish Office.

Deanery Confirmation service on Sunday 13 May at Ascension Church, Royal Docks at 6 pm.  We have two candidates from this parish being confirmed – please come along to support them if you can.  All Welcome.

Next Sunday 6 May at St Bart’s Baptism within the 10am Eucharist of Chidiebube Obi.  Please pray for him and his family as they prepare for his baptism.

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.  Next Sunday we will be giving everyone in the parish a booklet.  There will be various events here and in other churches and we will be discussing it at PCC and the DCCs.  Take a 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 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 8 May 2018 at 7.30 pm at St Edmund’s – PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE.

St Edmunds’s DCC meeting date is to be confirmed.


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.