24 June 2018 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

         St Alban       St Edmund


Sunday 24 June 2018                      Birth of John the Baptist

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Chelmsford (St Andrew) Paul Greenland, Linda Robinson

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Dunedin (Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia)

In the world: all those who are unemployed or struggling with low paid work.

With Christian Aid: Around two million people in Nigeria have fled ongoing violence and terror.  Pray for an end to the conflict in Nigeria.

In the Parish: those who live in Langdon Rd, Langdon Ave, Lansdown 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.

Readings for 24 June: Wisdom 1.13-15;2.23-24   2 Corinthians 8.7-end   Mark 5.21-end

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Julian Griffith, Caroline Quigley, Karen Malcolm

Café News Tuesday 26 June at 1.30pm is film time – Darkest Hour. 

All are welcome.

St Mary’s is was good to have so many children from Salisbury school visiting the church this week.

We have a busy period approaching at St Mary’s, please pray for:

Saturday 30th June 2pm Wedding of Louise Allen and James Higgins. Pray for the couple and their families as they prepare for their special day.

Sunday 1st July 10am Baptism of Chrissie 

Saturday 7th July Blessing of the Wedding of Sebastian and Rio.

Sunday 8th July 10am Burial of the Ashes of Alan Robb

Sunday 15th July 10am Burial of the Ashes of Ken McGrane

Saturday and Sunday 21st & 22nd July St.Mary Magdalene Festival Weekend (More details to follow)

Sunday 29th July 10am Baptism of Isaiah

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 next Sunday 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.

Greatfield Summer Market returns, with a huge array of stalls selling handmade gifts, cards, plants, jams, chutneys & pickles and much, much more. You can have a cup of tea and (homemade) cake or lunch, and chat with your neighbours in our friendly cafe. The Market will be held on Saturday 30th June 2018 at St George and St Ethelbert's Church, Burford Road E6 3NQ between 11 am and 2 pm.

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.

Bereavement Counselling Group drop-in sessions will be held at St Bart’s on Tuesdays from 10am to 12 noon starting on 3rd July. If you’re interested in these sessions, please come along.

Coach for John’s ordination We have only 2 seats remaining on the coach for Chelmsford on 15 September at £15 each.  If you wish to book, please contact the Parish Office.

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.