20 January 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

       St Alban     St Edmund

Sunday 20 January 2019                  3rd Sunday of Epiphany


In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Epping (St John), Epping Upland (All Saints), Coopersale (St Alban) Lee Batson, Olivia Maxfield-Coote, Tom Warmington, Diana Lowry, Robert Taylor

In the Anglican Communion: The diocese of Liverpool (England), St Asaph (Wales) and Grafton (Australia)

In the world: the aftermath of the Brexit vote and whatever it may bring.

With Christian Aid: for protection and wisdom for Christian Aid partners as they work to support and enable communities.

In the Parish: those who live in St Dunstan’s Road, St George’s Court, St John’s Road.

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,

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

The PCC and ministry team will be reflecting in the New Year on the most appropriate way to pray for the sick and this may result in some changes.

Readings for 27th January:

Nehemiah 8.1-3,5-6,8-10    1 Corinthians 12.12-31a    Luke 4.14-21

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Cheryl Hayes & Christine Bence

St Mary’s We’re putting together a new rota for St Mary’s.  If you wish to volunteer for any jobs (intercessions, readings, tea/coffee, Sunday School) then please put your name down at the back of church or speak to John King. 

Ordinand Placement Ajennie Subaran continues her placement with us. She will be with us until early February do some liturgical stuff at services and attending meetings and events.  Do say hello and make her feel welcome.

Cafe News Pick & Mix Tuesday is a jewelry workshop. Chair based exercise is in its new regular slot of 10.15am on a Thursday morning and is followed by Knit & Natter.  All are welcome !

Leave Rev Sue is on leave until 22nd January.  For pastoral matters please contact Fred or John for practical matters please contact the Parish Office.

Next Bible Study The next Bible Study will be at Bart’s on Wednesday 23rd January at 1.30pm. Everyone welcome.  We are working our way through Acts at the moment, but are always happy to consider other suggestions.

Burns Night Supper on Burn’s Night Friday 25th January.

Last call for tickets – only a few left.

Tickets are £15 available from the parish office, or Irene at St Barts, Claudette at St Mary’s.  Tickets are selling fast – so don’t delay !


St Mary’s DCC is tba.

St Bart’s DCC is 10 March 2019 at 11.45 in the Luke Room

St Edmund’s DCC is 30 January 2019 at 7.30pm

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


St Edmund’s on Wednesday 10am, St Mary’s at 6.30pm and St Bart’s on Thursday at 12.30pm

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.