25 November 2018 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

         St Alban       St Edmund

Sunday 25 November 2018                        Christ the King          

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese:. Lexden (St Leonard) Matthew Simpkins, Viv Mendham, Myland (St Micheals) Ray Gibbs, John Chandler, Hannah Cooper, Mandy Elmes, Paul Mann, Hazel Greenland 

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Katanga (Congo)

In the world: for an equitable resolution to the Brexit negotiations for everyone to flourish particularly those more vulnerable.

With Christian Aid: Pray with those living in the occupied Palestinian territory this week as we mark the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People on 29 November.

In the Parish: those who live in Selby Close, Sewell St, Shaftsbury Rd.

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, Sam Ozurumba, Dorothy Page, Les Rowe, Samuel, Tryphena Scott, Brian Shipsides, Alice Singh, Anita Skerritt, Martin Stanley, John Turnpenny, Karen White.

Those who have died: Kathleen Merry, Tony Osokoye & Audrey Honey. 

Please keep Tony’s widow Val and their four sons in your prayers.

May they rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 2 December: Jeremiah 33.14-16 1 Thessalonians 3.9-end

Luke 21.25-36

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Jacqueline Weeks, Michael Obasanya and Laurine Griffith

St Edmund’s Thanks to everyone who came along to our patronal festival last week a particular thank you to all involved in providing the food.

St Mary’s Next week we welcome Millie and her family for her baptism.  Please keep them in your prayers as they prepare for the baptism.

Café News – this Tuesday at Bart’s Café we have a jewellery workshop @ 1.30pm and we’ll be making memory bracelets, donations welcomed.  Thursday is Chair based exercise @ 1.15pm - a fun, instructor led session which is suitable for all ages and abilities - £2.50.  All are welcome.

As we approach the festive season, we have a packed programme in the café.  Why not call in for a coffee and see what we’re doing ?

Christmas Lunch  St Bart’s Christmas lunch will be on Tuesday 18th December @ 1pm, cost is £12.  Tickets are now available via the café or parish office.

Christmas Services Please see enclosed flyer showing all of the Christmas services.

Quiz Night at St Bart’s on Thursday 13th December @ 6.30pm.  Tickets are now available - £8 per person with supper included. Either come as a team or come along and make up a new team ! All are welcome.

Carol Concert The CSI Malayalam Congregation invites you to 'Come and Adore Bethlehem's Treasure' a Christmas carol recital on 9th December 2018 at 3.30pm.  All are Welcome – free entry.

Intercessory Prayer Group meets today after the 10am service at Bart’s.  All are welcome.

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. 

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 DCC is 16 January 2019 at 7.30 pm in the Parish Room.

St Bart’s DCC is 13 January 2019 at 11.45 in the Luke Room

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

Next PCC meeting is Tuesday 29 January 2019 at 7.30pm at St Bart’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.