26 January 2020 Newsletter

Written by Brenda. Posted in Parish

Parish of the Holy Trinity

     St Mary Magdalene    St Bartholomew  

St Alban  St Edmund

Sunday 26 January 2020                 Timothy & Titus

In Our Prayers:

In the Diocese: The Theydon Parishes: Theydon Bois (St Mary Vn), Theydon Garnon (All Saints), Stapleford Tawney St Mary the Virgin w Theydon Mount St Michael: John Fry, Carol Newnham, Martyn Lockwood.

In the Anglican Communion: The Diocese of London (England)

With Christian Aid: Give thanks for Christian Aid’s work in Myanmar. Pray for our ongoing peacebuilding work and for the resources to continue to help those displaced by the Rohingya crisis of 2018.

In the world: the people of China affected by the Corona virus outbreak.

In the Parish: Maitland Gdns, Mallory Gdns, Malvern Rd.

Those who have asked our prayers for particular needs: Immediate need: Koreen Ashton, Ida Atkinson, Roxanna Bashir, Cassie Martin, Graham Postles, Alice Singh, 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, Christine Lewanika, Norman Lipman, Theresa Lutterodt, Sadiq Masih, Sam Ozurumba, Dorothy Page. Les Rowe, Eugene Scott, Brian Shipsides, Mary Skerritt.

Those who have died: Peter Cousins, Marife Occiano and Ellen Cheal may they rest in peace and rise in glory.

Readings for 2 February:

Malachi 3.1-5     Hebrews 2.14-end      Luke 2.22-40

Parish Birthdays – Happy Birthday to Christine Bence, Dominic Hedges and Jean Richards

Burns Night Supper Many thanks to all who helped organized or attended the Burns Night Supper on Friday night, a great time was had by one and all !

St Mary’s Today we will have a meeting for those who are wanting first communion at Easter. We will meet in the Parish Room during coffee after the service.

St Mary’s next week we welcome Mary and Rose for Rose’s baptism. Please keep the family in your prayers as they prepare for this big day.

Many thanks to Jean & Colin for taking down the decorations and Christmas tree at St Mary’s.

Bible Study All are welcome to a BIBLE STUDY Tomorrow 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 TODAY. 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 Rev’d John King: 07938 922688 Asst. Curate Revd Marco Lopes: 07506 926443