20 May 2018 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

         St Alban       St Edmund


Sunday 20 May 2018                                    Pentecost

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: The Deanery of Brentwood.  Paul Hamilton, Paul Betts, Adrian McConnaughie (Brentwood School)

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Costa Rica (Central America)

In the world: that the ebola outbreak in DR Congo city, which has killed 23 people, will be contained quickly. We pray for those already affected. 

With Christian Aid: Praise God for the 21st year of the Circle the City walk around London today. 

In the Parish: those who live in Hilda Rd, Hockley Ave, Hollington 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, Yves Namuhoranye, Tony Osokoya, Les Rowe, Samuel, Brian Shipsides, Alice Singh, Marcia Sobers, Bob Stokes, John Turnpenny, Karen White.

Those who have died: Ken McGrane, Matt Glover, Nigel Shipway and Ben Richards.  May they rest in peace and rise in glory

Funerals - Ken McGrane Funeral 24 May 2018, City of London North Chapel at 10.45am.   

Jean’s grandson, Ben Richards, funeral service will take place on Wednesday 23rd May at 11.30am at City of London.

Readings for 27 May: Isaiah 6.1-8     Romans 8.12-17    John 3.1-17

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to anyone celebrating this week.

St Mary’s today we welcome the blessing of Isaiah as a thanksgiving for his safe delivery.

3 June there is a baptism at the 10am service and then at 12 noon the Jack Cornwall memorial service will take place.

Marion Foote sent her regards to all at Church when Quintin visited her last week.

Christian Aid Thank you to Alison McLucas for coordinating the Christian Aid Concert at St Mary’s and thank you to all who took part – either performing or supporting, and thanks to all involved in providing the refreshments.  We raised over £500 – exact figure for next week.

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.

Archdeacons Visitation Service This Tuesday 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 will be at St Edmund’s at 10am.  There will be the normal 8am service at St Mary’s.

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.  This is your last chance to book !!

Café News Tuesday 29 May at 1.30pm is lunchtime film show.  This month it’s The Greatest Showman – all are welcome.

Vocations Day 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.

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.