15 September 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

       St Mary Magdalene    St Bartholomew  

     St Alban    St Edmund

                    Sunday 15 September                   Holy Cross Day                                                                                     

                      In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese:  Tilbury Docks (St John the Baptist) Tim Codling.

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of Owerri (Nigeria), Central Ecuador (The Episcopal Church) and Kita Kanto (Japan).

With Christian Aid: for UNES in El Salvador which helps communities to adapt creatively and become resilient to the changing climate.

In the world: the interfaith convoy as they make their journey to Calais to volunteer with the Refugee Community Kitchen and Care4Calais.

In the Parish: Gresham Rd, Grosvenor Rd, Hale Rd

Those who have asked our prayers for particular needs: Immediate need: Ellen Cheal, Kaz Januszewski, Dorothy Page, Mary Skerritt,

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

Those who have died: John Thomas, Maureen Harsant, Kyriaki Kosta Vardakis May they rest in peace and rise in glory

Readings for 22nd September:

Proverbs 3.13-18   2 Corinthians 4.1-6   Matthew 9.9-13

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Elizabeth Ogmyanuo, Spencer Farraghar, Sarah Namatovu, Lola Olorulade

Thank you to all who came to Chelmsford for Marco’s ordination and we welcome him today at St Barts as he starts his ordained ministry with us. Please join us after the service for refreshments in the café.

Thank you to all who attended the Barn Dance last Saturday. We all enjoyed a lovely evening of music, dancing and a good ploughmans. We raised £500 of which a 10% donation will be sent to Newham Food Bank and the balance used towards Café activities.

Open House London 21st September 2019 St Mary’s  It’s nearly Open house weekend again. We usually have lots of visitors so any help you can give to show people around, make cups of tea, tidy up afterwards would be muchappreciated. To volunteer, please r speak to Dennis or June.

Congratulations and best wishes to Shaun & Jackie Brooker on their marriage yesterday at St Mary’s.

Quiet Day Thanks to John for leading the quiet day yesterday. All went well, it was a lovely day.

Café News Pick and Mix Tuesday this week brings us Jewellery Making with Shelley. This week we’ll be using glass pearls to make a piece of your choice. Starting at 1pm – all are welcome.

A Chance to Feedback your Experience at your GP surgery

at St Bart’s on Thurs 19th Sept between 11am and 1pm.

Community Links has been commissioned by the Newham Health Collaborative to carry out surveys to gain GP patient experience feedback from across Newham. aim to sample a minimum of 20 patients from each practice over the next 9 months. We hope to gather valid and genuine feedback and to explore some of the issues that patients might be more reluctant to discuss directly with their practice. Surveys should take around 5 mins to complete.

The Sultan and the Saint film show on Saturday 21 September at St Bart’s at 3.30pm. 2019 is the 800th anniversary of St Francis of Assisi and the Sultan of Egypt meeting unarmed on one of the bloodiest battlefields of the crusades to try to find common ground and prevent a humanitarian disaster. This film show, organized jointly with some of our local friends from the local mosque, will be followed by food and a conversation about what we can learn from these two men of faith for today’s world. All welcome.

Bible Study Monday 23rd September at 11.30am.

This will probably be as a one off as it will be a long time before there will be enough of us to meet ! We think that Wednesdays may be a good day of the week for all in the future. Please invite others you know, they don’t have to be Parish members or even Church goers. The more we have, the more regularly we can hold meetings.

Deanery Synod meeting is 16th October at St Paul, East Ham, Burgess Road at 7.30pm.


St Mary’s DCC is 25 September at 7.30pm in the parish room

St Bart’s DCC is 22 September at 11.45 in the Luke Room

St Edmund’s DCC is 3 September at 7.30pm.

Next PCC meeting is 2 October at 7.00pm at St Bart’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 8.30am Mon & 9.00am Thurs at St Bart’s, Tues 9.00am at St Mary’s, Wed 9.30am at St Edmund’s

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.