Sunday 15th October 2017
18th Sunday after Trinity
All Age Service at 10:30am
Theme: Following Jesus
THE COLLECT FOR THIS SUNDAY
God, our judge and saviour teach us to be open to your truth and to trust in your love that we may live each day with confidence in the salvation which is given through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Please join us for a cuppa after the service
Sunday 22nd October 2017
19th Sunday after Trinity
Communion Service at 10:30am
Talk: Peter Turner
PRAYER FOCUS FOR THIS WEEK
- Pray for all those who live and work in Newham to know God's Peace and love
- Pray for the sick, especially Alphonsus, Matthew and Edward
- Pray for all those who live in Vicarage Road and those we met during the Parish Outreach.
- Pray for the over 50's in our Church
- Pray for our hospice chaplains and give thanks for the work and ministries of our hospices bringing comfort and relief to patients and families in times of physical and spiritual need and stress.
Are you going into hospital, ill or recently lost a loved one: Please ring the Vicarage Office on 020 8221 0902. Our Parish Administrator is in the office Monday-Thursday 9:30am-12:30pm. At other times, please leave your message and Rev. Christy will pick it up.
Scripture for the Week:
Deuteronomy Matthew 21:42
Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the Scriptures: 'The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone; the Lord has done this and it is marvelous in our eyes'".
NOTICES & INFORMATION
Members to wait briefly after Church to debrief on the recent community event. Someone needs to take Minutes in the absence of Sandra.
PCC meeting at 8pm. Sandra Eldridge will be chairing this meeting
Stratford Rising Stars meets at 6pm
Barking School of Discipleship: 7:30pm-9:15pm. This week "Making Disciples" with Bishop Peter (see Noticeboard for further details)
Morning Prayer at 9am & coffee at 10am
Parents & Toddlers Group meet at 10:30am
Bible Study Group meets at Len's house at 7:30pm (please note change of date)
Prayer & Discussion Group at 8pm at Louise's house
PCC Study Day at St John's from 10am-3pm. (see Noticeboard for further details) NOW POSTPONED UNTIL 2018
Souls at Stake, Tyndale, the Bible and the 21st Century at St Paul's Cathedral 6:30-8:00pm
British Summer Time ends. REMEMBER THE CLOCKS GO BACK BY ONE HOUR
Young Adult Service
Our Vision for St Matthew's
We are a church centred on prayer, worship and scripture & committed to God and to each other. Jesus's example motivates us to love, care for and support those in our local community and the wider world. We welcome everyone into our community of faith and aim to encourage and inspire so that all may flourish and grow.
Please read the Notice Board every week for St Matthew's events for 2017.
Giving is part of our call to discipleship. You can give and support the Church regularly by setting up a Standing Order for St Matthew's Church. See Isobelle for information.
The Food Bank: Please use the Box provided. See Noticeboard for full list of items needed.
You are invited to Sunday morning prayer at 10am.
Visitors & New Members: Please sign our Visitors Book and collect a Welcome Pack.
Facebook & Twitter:
You can now follow what's happening at St Matthews by following us on Facebook
, keep yourself right up to date!
Home Communion: Do you or anyone you know need to have Communion at home as you are unable to come to Church. Please telephone the Vicarage Office on 020 8221 0902 to arrange a date.
Register for 2018 On The Way Course: Pick up leaflet from the welcome desk
Do you enjoy singing? Then why not give your name to John or Ann-Kathrin and join in the singing of carols both in the Church and around the parish this Christmas
Talk to Rev. Christy about:
Baptism, Wedding, Bible Study and Volunteering.
See Our Contact
page for how to get in touch