17 June 2018 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

         St Alban       St Edmund


Sunday 17 June 2018                                         Trinity 3

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: The retired Clergy, Readers and lay ministers who live and work in the Deanery of Basildon.

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Dogura (Papua New Guinea)

In the world: the anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire.

With Christian Aid: for Refugee Week and Festival which begins this week. Give thanks for the diverse gifts and talents those seeking refuge have brought to the communities where they now live.

In the Parish: those who live in King’s Road, Ladysmith Road, Langdon Crescent

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: Bob Stokes (Royal British Legion). May he rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 24 June: Isaiah 40.1-11  Acts 13.14b-26 Luke 1.57-66,80

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Kristina Ceasar & Sandra Clarke

St Bart’s Intercessory Prayer Group will meet in the Lady Chapel after the service today.

St Mary’s There will be a meeting of the Christian Socialist Movement in the church at 7pm on Tuesday 19 June.

St Mary’s will be welcoming Year 2 from Sandringham School on Wednesday and Thursday.

Thank you to everyone who took part in Bob Stokes funeral on Friday – it seemed to go well.

Café News Tuesday 19 June at 1.30pm is Stitch with Chris – bring your own projects with you. All are welcome.

Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush in Tilbury Friday 22nd June at London Cruise Terminal Tilbury. Various different activities are planned to celebrate this anniversary.  Please see posters at the back of Church for details.

Parish Outing to Guildford Cathedral on Saturday 23rd June – Adults £25 Children £10.  Please see lists at the back of church.

Coach for John’s ordination We have only 6 seats remaining on the coach for Chelmsford on 15 September at £15 each.  If you wish to book, please contact the Parish Office.

Health Fair Event Stratford Town Hall  June 21st 11-3pm.

This event is being held by the Community Neighbourhood Link Worker team and the idea is for us to have a range of providers available on the day. The event is aimed at residents/customers to come along and find out information about different health providers, services and activities available. On the day we will have taster sessions of chair based exercise and Bollywood dancing. We will have providers who will be doing BP checks, eye health and hand massage. We will be facilitating round table discussions for an hour of the event where we will be collating and sharing information about different areas of health and social care and activities.

Stubbers 2018 We are delighted to report at all places for Stubbers 2018 are filled.  However, this is the last year that Stubbers will run in its present form and to mark this occasion and to thank John Marshall for his efforts over the past 17 years there will be a service of thanksgiving on Sunday 1st July at 1.30pm followed by a barbecue.  All past attendees, helpers and parents are invited to join us to celebrate.  If you would like to contribute to a gift for John or if you have any photographs from past Stubbers, please contact the Parish Office.

Raise the Roof – Saturday 30 June 2018 at 7.30pm at St John’s Stratford.  An evening of musical entertainment to raise funds for extensive repairs to this historic church.  The evening will feature Jazz, Classical Arias with special guests The Last Pirates – Tickets £5.

Saturday 15 September Introductory day for the diocesan Course in Christian Studies.  If you’re interested please speak to Rev Sue.

Who is St Paul ?  A series of presentations on the Apostle Paul.  Wednesday evenings 19 Sept to 7 Nov 7.30-9pm St John’s Stratford.  To book contact; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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