27 May 2018 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

         St Alban       St Edmund


Sunday 27 May 2018                                    Trinity Sunday

        (Patronal Feast of the Parish)

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Hutton (All Saints and St Peter): Andy Smith, Tony Baxter.  All Saints School: Jeanette Miller

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Cuttack (North India)

In the world: the anniversaries of the Grenfell Tower fire, the Manchester bomb and London Bridge attack. 

With Christian Aid: for a fruitful Christian Aid presence at The Urdd National Eisteddfod on 28 May–2 June

In the Parish: those who live in Holloway Rd, Holme Rd, Howard 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, John Turnpenny, Karen White.

Those who have died: Ken McGrane, Matt Glover, Nigel Shipway, Ben Richards and Bob Stokes (Royal British Legion).

The funeral for Bob Stokes is planned to take place at St Mary’s at 2.30pm on Friday 15th June. May they rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 3 June: I Samuel 3.1-10[11-20]  2 Corinthians 4.5-12   Mark 2.23-3.6

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Alexandra Davies & Shannon Tellis.

St Mary’s on 3 June we will welcome Aiden McKitty for Baptism at the 10am service.  Please pray for Aiden and his family as they prepare for his baptism. 

At 12 noon on 3 June the Jack Cornwall memorial service will take place.

Christian Aid We raised over £500 – exact figure for next week.

Thank you to all who came along to Kens Funeral on Thursday, it seemed to go very well.

Walsingham National Pilgrimage Coach will pick up at East Ham College, High Street South at 8.30am and St Edmund’s at 9am on Monday.  There are still seats on the coach available, so if you wish to come along, just pitch up and pay on the day !

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

Unfortunately, due to staff shortage the Café will be closed on Wednesday 30 May.

Corpus Christi this Thursday 31st May.  Mass at 7pm in the Rectory Garden (weather permitting), benediction and procession of the blessed sacrament followed by a BBQ.  All welcome, it would helpful to have an idea of numbers, so please let the Parish office know.

NB there will be no 12.30 Eucharist on 31st May at St Barts.  Instead the Angelus followed by midday prayer at 12 noon.

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.

Deanery Synod Wednesday 13th June at 7.30pm at St George’s, East Ham.

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.