21 April 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

        St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

     St Alban     St Edmund

Sunday 21 April                                                         Easter Day


In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese:  Great Ilford (St Alban) Stuart Halstead Great Ilford (St Andrew) Marie Segal, Hayley Morris.

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of Montreal (Canada), Willochra (Australia), Ijebu (Nigeria), and Ijebu – North (Nigeria)

With Christian Aid: Give thanks for the witness and example of all those who care for creation this Earth Day (22 April).

In the world: the people of Paris as they come to terms with the destruction and devastation caused by fire to Notre Dame Cathedral.

In the Parish: Arragon Rd, Ashley Rd, Ascot Rd.

The sick and suffering: Immediate need: Corinne Ashton, Lorraine Ashton, June Bassenger, Canon Ann Easter, Norman Lipman.

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

Readings for 28th April:

Acts 5.27-32    Revelation 1.4-8     John 20.19-end

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Win Jones, Albert Davis,

Caroline Tellis

St Mary’s & St Bart’s A big thank you to all who came to clean the churches yesterday and helped to make them look so beautiful. A grand effort by everyone. A special thank you to Terry and Prim at St Mary’s for donating money for the hot cross buns too.

This coming week we have a couple of schools visiting St Mary’s on Tuesday and Thursday.

Norman Lipman John King visited Norman on Wednesday. Although he’s very ill, he was stable. Please keep Norman in your prayers.

June’s knee operation. All has gone well and June is now recovering with her daughter in Hertfordshire. Please keep her in your prayers.

Nominations for Office forms for Church Wardens, Parish Wardens and for PCC & DCC membership are available.  Please put completed forms back into the plastic wallet at your church.  Consider prayerfully if you are called to one of these roles, but please remember that taking on the role means a commitment to attend the majority of meetings.

APM & APCM is at St Bart’s on 28 April this year.  After the meeting we have booked lunch at the Denmark Arms.  This will be a traditional roast lunch (beef, lamb, chicken & veggie option) followed by either sticky toffee pudding or a fruit crumble and a coffee.  Cost per person is £12.  Please sign up on the sheet at the back of church if you’d like to come along, all are welcome. Please include your choice of main course and pudding.

Café News Chair based exercise resumes on Thursday 10.15am followed by Knit & Natter 11am-1pm – All are welcome

Memorial Service for Ingegard Roberts (John’s Mother) John and his brothers invite all friends who remember their Mum to this service to be held at Bart’s on Saturday April 27th at 11am.

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

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. 

Parish Afternoon Tea Dance. Saturday 15th June 3-5pm at St Mary’s in memory of Gillian Mayer. All proceeds to Christian Aid. Please put the date in your diary for what promises to be a wonderful afternoon. Tickets available soon.


St Mary’s DCC is this Wednesday 24 April at 7.30pm in the parish room. Please pick up your agenda and minutes at the back of church in St Mary’s.

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

St Edmund’s DCC is 6 June at 7.30pm.

Next PCC meeting is Tuesday 21 May at 7.30pm at St Edmund’s


St Edmund’s on Wednesday 10am, St Mary’s at 6.30pm and St Bart’s on Thursday at 12.15pm

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.