31 March 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

         St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

     St Alban     St Edmund

Sunday 31 March                                   Mothering Sunday


In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: North Woolwich (St John w Silvertown) Princely Croos Our link Diocese of Mbeere (Kenya), The Rt Revd Moses Nthukah, Bishop

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of Wellington (Aotearoa NZ & Polynesia) and Idah (Nigeria).

In the world: for a solution to the Brexit dilemma that services the good of all and protects the most vulnerable.

With Christian Aid: for all who are preparing for Christian Aid Week in May, which this year focuses on this project in Sierra Leone.

In the Parish: those who live in Wolsey Ave, Woodstock Rd, Wortley Rd.

The sick and suffering: Immediate need: Canon Ann Easter, Isla, Rochelle Stephens.

Continuing need: Robert Akowuah, Zareen Choudry, Marjorie Chuku, Clarice McCarthy, Alec Creggan, Eileen Dorrington, Coraline Edwards, Marion Foote, Paul Gray, Alston Harry, Geoff Hayes, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Sadiq Masih, Sam Ozurumba, Les Rowe, Eugene Scott, Brian Shipsides, John Thomas.

Those who have died: Tryphena Scott may she rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 7th April:

Isiah 43,16-21       Philippians 3.4b-14      John 12.1-8

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Arabella Quigley, Joseph T Menson, Paige Wetherell.

New Electoral Roll A reminder that the electoral roll closes TODAY.  Please ensure that your completed forms are returned either to your Electoral Roll Officer or the parish office.

Café News On Tuesday in the café this week @ 1.30pm will be Bingo.

All are welcome.

East Ham Safer Neighbourhood Team and Newham Law Enforcement meeting at St Bart’s on 3rd April at 11.15-12.45. This is your opportunity to discuss issues such as anti-social behaviour, crime and safety.  To give a rough idea of numbers, please let the office, café or Shirley Biro know if you’ll be attending.  All are welcome.

‘Pray Your Way During Lent’- continues at St. Bart’s East Ham every Tuesday to 9 April at 7.30pm.  All welcome.

Bible Study Our next bible study will be on Monday 29 April at Bart’s at 2pm.

Lent 2019 The lent course this year is on Mission. Next session 10 April 2pm at Pilgrims Way and 7pm at St Mary’s. Please note that during Lent St Bart’s Thursday Eucharist will be at 12.15 with silent prayer from 12 noon for those who desire it. 

Arrangements for Holy Week and Easter A reminder to all on the PCC that the next PCC meeting is on Tuesday 2nd April at 7.30pm at St Bart’s.  This is to receive the accounts prior to the APCM.  The auditor will be in attendance so please make an effort to be there.  The APM and APCM will on Low Sunday 28 April 2019 at St Bart’s.  This year we are planning to follow this with a Parish Lunch at the Denmark Arms.  Details to follow.

Visitation Service This year will be at 7.30pm on Wednesday 22nd May.  Church wardens are obliged to attend, it is good if PCC and DCC members attend and everyone is welcome.  There will be no Eucharist at St Mary’s on that evening.

Save the date

Once again, we will be organizing a coach to go along to the National Pilgrimage at Walsingham on Monday 27th May. 

Tea Dance to raise funds for Christian Aid on Saturday 15th June 3-5pm in the hall at St Mary’s – more details to follow.


St Mary’s DCC is 17 April at 7.30pm.

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

St Edmund’s DCC is tba.

Next PCC meeting is Tuesday 2 April 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. Canon Ann Easter: 07889 799290.