30 June 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity 

        St Mary Magdalene     St Bartholomew   

     St Alban     St Edmund

Sunday 30 June                     2nd Sunday after Trinity


In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese:  Roxwell (St Michael and All Angels) Andrew Merchant

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of North East India (North India), Atlanta (The Episcopal Church) and Kabba (Nigeria)

With Christian Aid:  Give thanks for the work of cooperatives, helping farmers across the world, on International Day of Cooperatives (6 July). In the world: Those preparing for baptism and confirmation

In the Parish: Cleves Road, Colston Road, Colvin Road

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 7th July:

Isaiah 66.10-14     Galatians 6 [1-6] 7-16    Luke 10.1-11,16-20

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Karen Malcolm, Amelie Mason, Kim Andrews, John King, Niah Langunda

Many congratulations to John on the occasion of his ordination to the Priesthood and first mass.  Everyone is invited to the church hall after the service where we will celebrate this wonderful event.  Many thanks to John and Claudette who are providing the refreshments today.  The buffet will be opened when everyone has come across from church. 

Many thanks to Rev Dr John Brown for preaching this morning.

Marion Foote Quintin visited Marion last week and she sends best wishes to everyone at St Mary’s but particularly to John on his Ordination.

Parish Tea Dance We have raised a tremendous total of £881 to sent to Christian Aid from various parish events: tea dance, jewellery making and generous donations.  The parish will round this amount up to £1,000.  Thanks to all involved.

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.

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. 

St Bart’s DCC Meeting that was scheduled for 7th July has been postponed to Sunday 14th July at 11.45 in the Luke Room.

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 14 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.