23 June 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

        St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew    

     St Alban     St Edmund

Sunday 23 June                     1st Sunday after Trinity


In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese:  Chelmsford (The Ascension w All Saints) Tom Page

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of Nnewi (Nigeria), Armagh (Ireland), and Johannesburg (Southern Africa)

With Christian Aid:  for the Mass Lobby of Parliament on 26 June that it will be the most effective climate change lobby of the UK government.

In the world: that the situation between the US and Iran will not escalate.

In the Parish: Charles Road, Chester Road, Claps Gate Lane

Those who have asked our prayers for particular needs: Immediate need: Mary Akacha, Corinne Ashton, Ken Geal, Mari Gill,

Mary, Norman Lipman.

Continuing need: Robert Akowuah, June Bassenger, 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 30th June:

I Kings 19.15-16,19-end     Galatians 5.1,13-25     Luke 9.51-end

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Julian Griffith, Caroline Quigley, Karen Malcolm. Happy 1st birthday to Evangeline.

St Bart’s Rota is available today at the back of church.  Please take a copy and if you cannot make your slot, then please feel free to swap amongst yourselves.

Next Sunday 30th June is a Joint Service at St Mary’s and is John King’s first mass as a priest.  Please come along to support John, preacher is John Brown Vicar of St Luke’s Ilford.

Parish Tea Dance. We have raised a tremendous total of £881 to send to Christian Aid from various events; tea dance, jewellery making and generous donations the parish will round this amount to £1,000.  A great big thank you to St Barnabas Band, all of the helpers who prepared food and cleaned up afterwards for the tea dance.  We were blessed with donations of cake, raffle prices and money which all help boost the total amount raised.  Well done and thank you to all who both sold and bought tickets for the tea dance and raffles too.

Meeting at St Edmund’s for St Ed’s folk to begin a conversation about its future mission and ministry on Tuesday 2 July 2019 at 7.30pm.  This meeting will be facilitated by Rev Paul Regan.

Bible Study on Wednesday. Change of Time/Day. 

Everyone is welcome to join our Bible Study on Wednesday 26th June at Bart’s, in the Luke Room at 1.30pm. We are continually trying to find an optimum time for our ‘regulars’. So, if you are interested in joining us, please let Dennis at St Mary’s or Shirley at Bart’s know what would work for you.

John’s Ordination Just to say that God willing I will be ordained a priest on Saturday 29th June at All Saints, West Ham.  Unfortunately, this is ticket only, but I would love to see you all next Sunday at St Mary’s for my first Eucharist – Rev’d John.

Saturday 6 July Tea Concert with the Woodford Symphony Orchestra Ensemble at St Bart’s at 3pm.  Entrance is free, donations welcome in aid of the parish. 

Course in Christian Studies there are a number of taster evenings throughout the Diocese in June and July please see the poster at the back of church or contact the office for further details.

Bishop of Barking’s Study Day on Tuesday 9 July 2019 at 9.30am to 2pm at St Mary’s Church, 201 High Rd, Loughton, Essex, IG10 1BB.  What does it mean to be a Christian in the public sphere ?  Cost is £15, concessions £5.  Please book by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This study day is open to ALL. 

Richard House Children's Hospice Summer Fair Saturday 13th July, 12-4pm Admission 50p adults, children free. Music, dancing and fun; Face paints & circus tricks; tea and cakes with "The Queen"; Great raffle and tombola prizes Richard House Drive, Beckton E16 3RG

Deanery Confirmation at St Bart’s on Sunday 14th July at 7pm. We have three confirmation candidates from the parish – further details to follow.

If ye Love me - Choral Music for a Summer’s Evening on Saturday 20th July at 7.30pm at St Mary’s.  The Friends’ Musick chamber choir directed by Jordan Theis will be performing.  Tickets are £5 each and are available from the Parish Office or St Mary’s.


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 TBA.

Next PCC meeting is 17 July at 7.00pm at St Mary’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.