13 October 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

       St Mary Magdalene    St Bartholomew  

   St Alban    St Edmund

                          Sunday 13 October                17th Sunday after Trinity

                      In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Witham and Villages Team Ministry: Witham (St Nicolas), Rivenhall (St Mary & All Saints) and Silver End (St Francis), Fairstead (St Mary & St Peter), Terling (All Saints), White Notley (St Etheldreda), and Faulkbourne (St Germanus) Paul Watkin, Susan Malam, Graham Dowling, Will Abbott, Christine Newmarch.

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of Portsmouth (England), Colerado (The Episcopal Church) and Kongor (South Sudan)

With Christian Aid: Give thanks for Community Champions and all the benefits the IMPROVE project has brought to the Kazigo community in Ghana.  

In the world: for the situation in Syria.

In the Parish: Heigham Rd, Henderson Rd, Henry Rd.

Those who have asked our prayers for particular needs: Immediate need: Kaz Januszewski, Dorothy Page, Jean and Walter Tee

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, Mary Skerritt, Alice Singh.

Those who have died: Maureen Harsant and Kennard Lennox Prince. May they rest in peace and rise in glory.

Readings for 20th October:

Acts 16.6-12a   2 Timothy 4.5-17   Luke 10.1-9

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Dorothy Simmons, Brigitte Namatovu, Peter Davies.


Flowers in St Bart’s this morning are in memory of Maureen Harsant.

Baptism at St Bart’s today we welcome the family of Temisan Joshua Ndubisi Amorighoye (Sam’s grandson) for his baptism. Please keep Temisan and his family in your prayers at this special time.

Prim and Terry would like to thank everybody at St. Mary’s for making Sunday 30 Sept such a very happy day for them, and for the lovely flowers that were sent.

Sunday 20 October we are keeping as St Luke’s tide. There will a healing service with compline at St Bart’s at 7.30pm. All welcome.

Deanery Synod meeting is 16 October at St Paul, East Ham, Burgess Road at 7.30pm. All are welcome whether Deanery Synod or not. We are beginning the conversation about new structures for the church in this Deanery.

Autumn Notes an afternoon of Solos, Quartets, Poems and More ! Saturday 19th October at 3pm – 4.30pm at St Bart’s. The concert will be followed by a Harvest Supper. Tickets available from the Parish office. Adults £5, Students £2, children under 12 free. All proceeds go to NEWway Project (Night Shelter). Join us for a fun afternoon whilst supporting a worthy cause.

Bible Study We are holding our next BIBLE STUDY on Monday 28th October at 11.30am. This day and time worked well last time, so we’re trying it again! 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.

Concert of music composted by and in memory of Francis Bassett the concert will be on Saturday 9 November at 7.30pm at St Barnabas Church, Browning Rd, E12 6PB. Entrance free, donations to charities supply by Francis are invited.

Deanery Congress on Monday 9 December at 7.30pm at All Saints, west Ham with Bishop Peter, Archdeacon Elwin and Jeremy Frasier (Bishop’s Advisor for Mission). The Bishop would like all church wardens and parish treasurers to attend and there is strong encouragement for as many people as possible to be there. Please save the date.

On the Way Tuesday evenings 7.30pm to 9pm from January to July 2020. St John’s Church, Stratford Broadway, E15 1NG. Join other local Christians who want to learn together. Discover your God given talents and help others discover theirs. See leaflets for more details. To join, contact Rev Merrin Playle, 020 8552 9955 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


St Mary’s DCC is to be confirmed

St Bart’s DCC is 3 November at 11.45 in the Luke Room

St Edmund’s DCC is to be confirmed

Next PCC meeting is 19 November 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 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. Asst. Curate Revd Marco Lopes: 07506 926443