Parish of the Holy Trinity
St Mary Magdalene St Bartholomew
St Alban St Edmund
Sunday 17 February 3rd Sunday before Lent
In Our Prayers:
In the Diocese: Tye Green (St Stephen) w Netteswell (St Andrew) Christian Okeke, Richard Attew, Anne Keeble, Karen Swanton. William Martin CE School: Janet Matthews.
In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of Maiwut Area (South Sudan), The Arctic (Canada), and Haiti (The Episcopal Church)
In the world: for all who work in the emergency services.
With Christian Aid: for the work of Christian Aid partners in Syria, working to bring hope and life in the most challenging of circumstances.
In the Parish: those who live in Tilbury Rd, Turesdale Rd, Tudor 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, Tryphena Scott, Brian Shipsides, Alice Singh, Anita Skerritt, Martin Stanley, John Turnpenny, Karen White.
The ministry team have discussed a way forward and a proposal will be brought to the next PCC to do this slightly differently in the future.
Those who have died: Bibowei Ebitimi Samuel Tarigha may he rest in peace and rise in glory
Readings for 24th February:
Genesis 2.4b-9,15-end Revelation 4 Luke 8.22-25
Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Ashley Charles Smith, Elizabeth Mason, Margaret Wallace, Isabella Mason, William McLucas.
St Mary’s We were sorry to hear of the sudden death in January of Margaret Cockerton, daughter of Jack and Eva Patterson.
Leading Intercessions @ Barts - training for all those who lead intercessions in church, or would like to start, are on Sunday 3rd March immediately after the service. Please make an effort to attend if you do lead intercessions - you are especially welcome if you are just thinking about it!
School Visits We have a HUGE number of schools visiting Bart’s over the next few months and would really appreciate help with this. If you would like to be involved with these visits please speak to Rev Sue.
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.
Newham Council East Ham Community Hub
Anna Yusuf, the Senior Officer for East Ham Community Hub will be at Bart’s Café on Thursday 28th February at 11.15am to tell us some potential plans for the area and listen to our ideas and questions. Everyone Welcome.
Barking Area Vocations day for 2019 will take place on Saturday 2nd of March at St Mary's Loughton from 9am -2pm. All are welcome.
Gillian Mayer The Thanksgiving Service for Gillian (she is being cremated privately, without ceremony) will be held at Pilgrims Way Church, E6 1HW on Saturday 2nd March at 10:30am. All welcome.
Joint Service Apologies, there was an error in a previous newsletter. The joint service with our friends at Pilgrims Way Methodist and Congregational Church is on 24th MARCH at 10.30am and not February as reported previously. All are welcome.
Lent 2019 The lent course this year will be on Mission. We will also be running preparation for first communion at St Mary’s – speak to John King – and confirmation preparation at St Bart’s – speak to Rev Sue. See enclosed flyer for details.
Save the date Once again, we will be organizing a coach to go along to the National Pilgrimage at Walsingham on Monday 27th May.
PCC and DCC DATES.
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 26 February 2019 at 7.30pm at St Mary’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
Team Vicar Revd Quintin Peppiatt 020 8471 8751.