13 May 2018 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

         St Alban       St Edmund


Sunday 13 May 2018                          7th Sunday of Easter

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Leytonstone (St Andrew) Paul Trathen, Paul Kennington.  Leytonstone (St John the Baptist) David Britton, Polly Kersys-Hull. Leytonstone (St Margarget w St Columba) Neil-Allen Walsh, Jide Macaulay

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Chubu (Japan)

In the world: that the effects of the collapse of the Iran deal with the US can be mitigated.

With Christian Aid: that we may respond generously this Christian Aid Week and for all who are collecting door to-door this week.

In the Parish: those who live in Henderson Rd, Henry Rd, High St Nth.

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, Doreen Carrol, Ken McGrane, Matt Glover, Nigel Shipway and Ben Richards. 

May they rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 20 May: Acts 2.1-21  Romans 8.22-27   John 15.26-27;16.4b-15

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Greta Vosylinte & Clare Scawthorn

Deanery Confirmation service TODAY 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.

St Mary’s next Sunday there will be a blessing of Isiah as a thanksgiving for his safe delivery.

Ken McGrane - Funeral 24 May 2018, City of London North Chapel.  For those who are wondering, the family have requested a Crematorium funeral. 

Mental Health Awareness Week - This will be marked at Bart’s by a stall with various resources and people to chat to about this important topic.  The café plays an important role in wellbeing by offering activities during the week to combat loneliness which often leads to poor mental health.  There is also a weekly Peer Support Group for those who need extra support for their mental health.  

Stubbers 2018 We have just one space left for the Stubbers Adventure weekend this year: 29 June to 1 July - £75 per child – open to ages 8 to 16 years old.  If you’re interested, please contact the Parish Office.

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.  Please use the morning & evening prayer booklet that was given out last week or come to one of the Officers in church.  Take a look on the Thy Kingdom Come website - www.thykingdomcome.global. 

Vocations Day on Saturday, 19th May 2018 has been cancelled.  There is an alternative day being offered on 9th June at St Paul’s Harlow Town Centre between 9.30 - 1pm. For more details, contact Martin Harris on 01279 411100.

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.

Wesley Pilgrimage- see enclosed flyer.

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.

Parish Outing to Guildford Cathedral on Saturday 23rd June.  Further details shortly.

Also on Saturday 23rd June, Pilgrims Way Church are organising a trip to see the open air Life of Christ play at the Wintershall Estate in Surrey. Leaving East Ham at 7:30am and return about 6pm. You will need to bring a packed lunch and something to sit on.  The cost, including coach travel and a ticket for the play is £35 for over 18’s, £24 under 18’s, £107 family of 4 (2 adults & 2 kids). To book (pre-payment required), please contact Julian Maicheal on 07903 574069.


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

St Bart’s DCC meeting is on 8 July 2018 at 11.30am in the Luke Room.

PCC meeting 11 July 2018 at 7.30 pm at St Mary’s

St Edmunds’s DCC meeting is 18 July 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.