4 November 2018 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

         St Alban       St Edmund

Sunday 4 November 2018                                               4th before Advent

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Pray for the ministry of all those who work with young people and especially the Diocesan Area Youth Advisers.   

In the Anglican Communion: The Church of Ceylon.

In the world: for the U.S. midterm elections for all those speaking up for the common good. Also for the aftermath of the shooting in the Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Praying for those who have lost lives or loved ones.

With Christian Aid: Pray for all those in Sierra Leone who are remembering the loss of a loved one on 7 November, the second anniversary of the Ebola outbreak’s end. Give thanks for ministers like Rev Christiana who played a pivotal role in her community during the epidemic. Pray for the ongoing work in preventing the return of the disease.

In the Parish: those who live in Ratcliff Rd, Redcliff Rd, Rochfors Close.

The sick and suffering: Robert Akowuah, Julie Alale, Joan Boyce, Zareen Choudry, Marjorie Chuku, Clarice, Alec Creggan, Eileen Dorrington, Coraline Edwards, Iris Goodall, 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, Tryphena Scott, Brian Shipsides, Alice Singh, Anita Skerritt, Martin Stanley, John Turnpenny, Karen White.

Readings for 11 November: Jonah 3.1-5,10   Hebrews 9.24-end

Mark 1. 14-20

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Geoff Hayes and Natalie Morgan

St Mary’s We welcome Darcey and Caelen for baptism this morning. It’s good to have their family supporting them in such numbers and some of the hymns for today have been chosen by the family.

Commemoration of the departed a reminder to everyone that the

All Soul’s Service takes place at 6pm this evening at St Mary’s.

St Mary’s Calendar 2019 We will be putting together a calendar at

St Mary’s for 2019. If anyone would like to have a photograph of St Mary’s

used please send your best photo to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Next Sunday is Remembrance Sunday.

It’s a particularly important occasion as it’s the hundredth anniversary of the ending of the First World War.

St Mary’s Service will be a slightly shortened Eucharist so we can congregate around the War Memorial for 11 0’clock.

St Bart’s will begin at 9.15am so we can all go to the Cenotaph for 11am (Procession starts at 10.15am)

St Edmund’s will also have an early start. Time to be confirmed.

St Edmund’s Patronal Feast is Sunday 18 November. This will be a Joint Parish Eucharist held at St Edmund’s.

Café News – this week Tuesday’s event at Bart’s Café is a film afternoon. “The Book Club” starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda & Candice Bergen. Come & join us. Screening will commence at 1.30pm. All are welcome.

Intercessory Prayer Group meets on Sunday 25 November at St Bart’s after the 10am service.  All are welcome.

Bible Study the next bible study at St Bart’s will be on Wednesday14 November at 1.30pm

Christmas Journey Faith in Schools is again running Christmas Journey at St George’s, East Ham 17/18 December & needs volunteers to make drinks, guide the children, welcome people & lead in song. If interested contact Janine email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or go along to the briefing meeting at St George's on December 4th at 7pm. 

Faith in Schools is also running a Volunteer & Assembly training in their Stratford Shopping Centre offices on 5 November @ 9.15am to 12pm.

On the Way new course starting in January 2019 on Tues evenings 7.30- 9pm at St John’s Stratford.  If you’d like to join, please speak to Rev Sue.


St Mary’s extraordinary DCC. There will be a brief meeting today after the service over tea and coffee.

St Mary’s DCC is 16 January 2019 at 7.30 pm in the Parish Room.

St Bart’s DCC is today at 11.45 in the Luke Room

St Edmund’s DCC is 23 January 2019 at 7.30pm

Next PCC meeting is 14 November 2018 at St Edmund’s


Wednesday 10.00 at St Edmund’s & 18.30 at St Mary’s, Thursday 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.