3 November 2019 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Sunday 3 November                            All Saints Day

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Cressing (All Saints) w Stisted (All Saints) and Bradwell-juxta-Coggeshall (Holy Trinity) and Pattiswick (St Mary the Virgin) Chris Davey, Robert Burden, Katherine King, Sara Betts, TraceyHarvey

In the Anglican Communion: The Dioceses of Rockhampton (Australia), Delhi (North India) and Kutigi (Nigeria)

With Christian Aid: Give thanks for the recently completed five-year community resilience building initiative in Afghanistan.

In the world: Our homes, families, friends and all whom we love.

In the Parish: Howard Road, Jenkins Lane, Jephson Road

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

Continuing need: Robert Akowuah, Ida Atkinson, Zareen Choudry, Marjorie Chuku, 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: Allen Ellett, John Davies and Alfred Johnson. May they rest in peace and rise in glory.

Readings for 10 November:

Job 19.23-27a     2 Thessalonians 2.1-5,13-end   Luke 20.27-38

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to James Obasanya, Geoff Hayes and Natalie Morgan

 St Bart’s as you will have noticed, the Church hot air heating is still on the blink. We’ve had someone in to look at it, but they can’t come back to make a repair until Monday. Apologies for this, fortunately the café is nice and warm !

Commemoration of the Dead tonight is our annual All Souls service at St Mary’s at 6.30pm. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF TIME.  

St Edmund’s Patronal Festival it will be a joint service on Sunday 17th November at St Edmund’s to celebrate their Patronal Festival. Do please come along and join us for cake and a glass of wine after the service. All are welcome.

St Mary’s Winter Market on Saturday 30th November 11am to 3pm at St Mary’s Hall. Craft stall, home baked cakes, preserves, refreshments etc. If you would like more details, please speak to Claudette, Lesley or Jean.

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, which will go to charities supported 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..

Café News Café events on Tuesday @ 1.30pm over the coming weeks are: 5th November Bingo, 12th November Film Afternoon – Yesterday, 19th November Christmas Quiz and 26th November Craft Carousel.


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 14 January 2020 at 7.30pm

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