28 April 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

        St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

     St Alban     St Edmund

Sunday 28 April                                 Low Sunday


In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese:  Wanstead (St Mary w Christ Church) Jack Dunn, Richard  Wyber, Ann Clarke, Tom Britt. Wanstead Church School: Natalie Marris.

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania), Wusasa (Nigeria), and Ijesha North (Nigeria)

With Christian Aid: the Girls Building Bridges life skills programme, run by our partner UCF in a poor suburb of Luanda, the capital of Angola.

In the world: the people of Sri Lanka following the devastation caused by the recent explosions.

In the Parish: Barking Rd, Barry Rd, Bartle Ave.

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

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. 

Those who have died: Toby Thomas may she rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 5th May:

Acts 9.1-6 [7-20]      Revelations 5.11-end  John 21.1-19

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Ben Davies and Ella Griffith

St Mary’s DCC take very seriously their representative role and are keen to help if anyone has any issues or concerns that they’d like to raise. If you do, please speak to a member of the DCC.

Tryphena Scott’s Funeral will be held on 30th April at St Michaels at 11am for a 1pm burial at City of London.  All are welcome.

Toby Thomas’s funeral will be on 30th April at 2.15pm at City of London. All are welcome.

Baptism hopefully, we will have the baptism next week of Storm at St Mary’s.  Please keep her and her family in your prayers as they prepare.

Bible Study this Monday

Everyone is welcome to join our Bible Study on Monday at Bart’s in the Luke Room at 2pm after the Lunch Club

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

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.  Full details next week.  

Parish Tea Dance. Saturday 15th June 3-5pm at St Mary’s in memory of Gillian Mayer. All proceeds to Christian Aid. Tickets are now available from Shirley (St Bart’s) Ed (St Ed’s) and Claudette (St Mary’s) or the Parish Office.


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.