19 January 2020 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

     St Mary Magdalene    St Bartholomew  

St Alban  St Edmund

Sunday 19 January 2020               Epiphany 2

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: Buckhurst Hill (St John, St Stephen, St Elisabeth) Ian Farley, Tania Payne, Steve Bacon.

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of Litoral Ecuador (The Episcopal Church), St Albans (England), and Gombe (Nigeria)

With Christian Aid: Praise God for the wonderful witness and work of Christian Unity through the ACT Alliance across the world.

In the world: all those affected by the Australian bush fires.

In the Parish: Lucas Ave, Lucas Rd, Magdalene Gdns.

Those who have asked our prayers for particular needs: Immediate need: Koreen Ashton, Ida Atkinson, Roxanna Bashir, Cassie Martin, Graham Postles, Alice Singh, Rev’d Alex Summers, Jean and Walter Tee, Vineta Thomas.

Continuing need: Robert Akowuah, Julie Alale, Zareen Choudry,

Marjorie Chuku, Clarice McCarthy, Alec Creggan, Eileen Dorrington, Coraline Edwards, Marion Foote, Paul Gray, Alston Harry,

Geoff Hayes, Kaz Januszewski, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Sadiq Masih, Sam Ozurumba, Dorothy Page. Les Rowe,

Eugene Scott, Brian Shipsides, Mary Skerritt,.

Those who have died: Peter Cousins may he rest in peace and rise in glory.

Readings for 26 January:

Isaiah 9.1-4     1 Corinthians 1.10-18      Matthew 4.12-23

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Adeola Daramola & Cheryl Hayes

Norman Lipman Quintin visited Norman this week and he’s not quite as good as he has been. Please keep Norman in your prayers.

This weekend we welcome Father George Guiver to the Parish. He is from the Community of the Resurrection and will be preaching Holy Week for us this year. Please say hello and make him feel welcome.

Café on Tuesday this week is Bingo @ 1.30pm. All are welcome !

Burns Night As in previous years, we be having a Burns Night Supper at St Bart’s on Friday 24th January 2020 – Tickets are available from the Parish Office or Café at £15 and are selling fast. Bible Study All are welcome to a BIBLE STUDY on Monday 27th January at 11.30am.  at Bart’s. No commitments, we don’t keep a register and there are no ‘experts’! 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.

St Bart’s servers and intercessors training. There will be training for existing and new servers on Sunday 16 February after the morning service and intercessors (part 2) on Sunday 1st March after the morning service. If you already have one of these ministries or are interested in starting, please come along.

Discussions following Deanery Congress Thank you to all who attended Deanery Congress on 9 December with Bishop Peter about necessary changes to how we do church. If you would like the slides, please ask Shirley Biro. The East Ham Clergy have met twice to consider some options for us here. There will be a full discussion involving everyone starting in each of our churches next Sunday. This will be followed by a open meeting with everyone invited from all 6 churches at St Bart’s on Thursday 27th February 7pm refreshments for a 7.30pm start.


St Mary’s DCC is 17 March 2019 at 7.30pm

St Bart’s DCC is 23 February 2020 at 11.45am

St Edmund’s DCC is 25 March 2020 at 7.30pm

Next PCC meeting is 22 January 2020 at St Mary’s at 7.30pm


St Edmund’s: Wed 10am, St Mary’s: 6.30pm, St Bart’s: Thurs 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

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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. Revd Canon Fred Ashford-Okai 07940 984883 Asst. Curate Revd Marco Lopes: 07506 926443