27 January 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

          St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

       St Alban     St Edmund

Sunday 27 January 2019                  4th Sunday of Epiphany


In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Waltham Abbey Team Ministry Peter Smith Team Rector and the clergy and people.

In the Anglican Communion: The diocese of Long Island (The Episcopal Church) and Swaziland (Southern Africa)

In the world: for an end to the violence in Zimbabwe.

With Christian Aid:  for the work of Christian Aid partner, Dustha Shasthya Kendra (DSK), helping communities adapt to a changing climate.

In the Parish: those who live in St Mary’s Ct, St Stephen’s Rd, Talbot 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,

Fiona McGuiness, Sam Ozurumba, Dorothy Page, 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.

Those who have died: James Allum may he rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 27th January:

Malachi 3.1-5     Hebrews 2.14-end   Luke 2.22-40

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Dominic Hedges, Jean Richards, Thomas McLucas, Violet Dyer

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 and is preaching today at St Bart’s. She will be with us until early February to do some liturgical stuff at services and attending meetings and events.  Do say hello and make her feel welcome.

Calling all seniors ! A course of five sessions exploring evangelism by seniors – Fridays from 15th March to 12th April from 12 noon to 2.3pm with a free light lunch at St Mark’s Church, Beckton.  All welcome.

Café News – This week on Tuesday is our monthly film show.  This month it’s Mamma Mia – Here we go again !.  Curtain up at 1.30pm.

Barking Area School for Disciples - There will be three study series and a Quiet Day running at separate locations in Spring 2019 - Looking at St Mark on 7, 14, 21, 28 February 7.30-9.00pm at St John’s Church, The Broadway, London E15 1NG.  To book a place please contact Hillary Henry at : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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.