12 August 2018 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

        St Alban       St Edmund


Sunday 12 August 2018                                   Trinity 11


In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Leigh-on-Sea (St Aidan) Gordon Tarry, Wendy Thornhill

(St Clement) Clive Hillman, Neil Dalley, Cherry Sandover   

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Florida (Province IV, The Episcopal Church)

In the world: Those whose time is spent caring for others.

With Christian Aid: for the work of Christian Aid in Afghanistan, helping to establish youth and women’s organisations.

In the Parish: those who live in Marlborough Rd, Marlow Rd, Masefield Gardens

The sick and suffering: Robert Akowuah, Julie Alale, McLeod Ashton, Joan Boyce, Zareen Choudry, Marjorie Chuku, Clarice, Alec Creggan, Eileen Dorrington, Coraline Edwards, Paul Gray, Gloria Hamilton, Alston Harry, Jeff Hayes, Ikemefuma Ifeyintya, Emilda Lawrence, Theresa Lutterodt, Hazel Maidment, Fiona McGuiness, Tony Osokoya, Sam Ozurumba, Dorothy Page, Les Rowe, Samuel, Brian Shipsides, Alice Singh, Marcia Sobers, Martin Stanley, John Turnpenny, Karen White.

Those who have died: Eileen (Jo) Bradbury may she rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 19 August:  Proverbs 9.1-6    Ephesians 5.15-20

John 6.51-58

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Victor Grimes & Sebastian Quigley

Message from Dorothy Page

Dorothy had the operation late on Friday 3rd and was hoping to be home on Tuesday. She will be staying with her son for around a week and then back home and Susan will be staying with her for a couple of weeks.  She sends her love to all and hopes to be back with us as soon as possible.

Building work at St Mary’s as you will see the scaffolding has now been erected (after 3 days !).  We will be like this for the next two months or so and will need to work around it during this period.  Thanks for your patience !

Bart’s Café News Tuesday 6 August at 1.30pm is Film Time – Peter Rabbit (Certificate PG). All are welcome.

Intercessory Prayer Group will meet on Sunday 19 August at St Bart’s after the morning service.

Bible Study on 22 August at 1.30pm at St Bart’s.

Barn Dance on Saturday 8 September at St Bart’s – tickets available from the Parish Office or the usual suspects in church !  Selling fast !!

Bridge Club - A café customer is interested in joining/setting up a Bridge Club at Bart’s.  If anyone is interested, please let Shirley or the office know.

Praying On the Way A series of study sessions on using different prayer traditions to build our confidence and experience. Every Tuesday 18th Sept to 16th October 7.30-9pm at St Bart’s.  To book a place, contact John Brown on 0208 553 7606 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Coach for John’s ordination We are now back to only 1 seat remaining on the coach for Chelmsford on 15 September at £15 each.  If you wish to book, please contact the Parish Office.  Money now being collected.

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..

Quiet Day this year the Quiet Day at Haggerston will be on Saturday 6 October, more details to follow.


St Mary’s DCC is Wednesday 3 October at 7.30 pm in the Parish Room.

St Bart’s DCC is Sunday 9 September at 11.30am in the Luke Room.

PCC meeting 25 Sept 2018 at 7.30 pm at St Bart’s

St Edmunds’s DCC meeting is TBA.



No Mid-week Eucharist during August – recommence on Weds 5th September 10.00 at St Edmund’s, Weds 5th September 18.30 at St Mary’s, Thurs 6th September 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.