19 May 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

        St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew    

     St Alban     St Edmund

Sunday 19 May                            5th Sunday of Easter


In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: The Bradwell Episcopal Area: John Perumbalath Area Bishop, Elizabeth Snowden, Mike Lodge,

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of Nambale (Kenya), Aberdeen & Orkney (Scotland) and Ile–Oluji (Nigeria)

With Christian Aid:  a safe and joyful Circle the City walk in London taking place today, and give thanks for the Circle the City walks that have happened in Birmingham and Manchester.

In the world: for the fragile ceasefire in Yemen to hold.

In the Parish: Boleyn Road, Brandreth Road, Bream Gardens.

Those who have asked our prayers for particular needs: Immediate need: Corinne Ashton, June Bassenger, Mary, Norman Lipman, Anthony Silva, 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: Richard Bentley (Priest), Doreen Haynes and Paulette Grantham may they rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 26th May:

Acts 16.9-15     Revelation 21.10,22-22.5     John 14.23-29

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to anyone celebrating their birthday this week.

Norman Lipman Quintin visited Norman last week and he’s much the same as he was at the last visit but was able to say the Our Father and to drink a little water.  Please keep Norman in your prayers.

Confirmation class today has been postponed to next week because Rev Sue is meeting all the Parish Wardens immediately after the service today.

Café News This Tuesday is a Cake Decorating workshop @ 1.30pm – Come along and have go !  All are welcome

Visitation Service This year will be at 7.30pm on Wednesday 22nd May at All Saints Woodford Wells.  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.  If anyone needs a lift, please contact the Parish Office.

National Pilgrimage at Walsingham There are two pick-up points for the coach at Newham College, High Street South at 7.30am and St Edmund’s Katherine Road at 7.45am.  We leave Walsingham at 5pm to arrive back at around 6.30-7pm.  The cost of the trip is £20 per person. Please put your name on the list at the back of church if you wish to attend – including the pick-up point you will join the coach.

Jack Cornwell Service will be held at St Mary’s on Sunday 2nd June at 12 noon – all are welcome.

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 3 July at 7.30pm in the parish room

St Bart’s DCC is 7 July 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.