Sunday 15th October 2017
18th Sunday after Trinity

All Age Service at 10:30am

Theme: Following Jesus

Lead: Isobelle

Readings: Psalm 106:1-6, Exodus 32:1-14, Matthew 22:1-14

Talk: Obi


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

Lead: Obi

Readings: Psalm 99, Exodus 33:12-end, Matthew 22:15-22

Talk: Peter Turner


  • 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'".

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Sunday 15th: Members to wait briefly after Church to debrief on the recent community event. Someone needs to take Minutes in the absence of Sandra.

Monday 16th: PCC meeting at 8pm. Sandra Eldridge will be chairing this meeting

Monday 16th: Stratford Rising Stars meets at 6pm

Tuesday 17th: Barking School of Discipleship: 7:30pm-9:15pm. This week "Making Disciples" with Bishop Peter (see Noticeboard for further details)

Wednesday 18th:
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)

Thursday 12th: Prayer & Discussion Group at 8pm at Louise's house


Saturday 24th: PCC Study Day at St John's from 10am-3pm. (see Noticeboard for further details) NOW POSTPONED UNTIL 2018

Tuesday 24th: Souls at Stake, Tyndale, the Bible and the 21st Century at St Paul's Cathedral 6:30-8:00pm

Sunday 29th: British Summer Time ends. REMEMBER THE CLOCKS GO BACK BY ONE HOUR

Sunday 29th: 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 & Twitter, 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

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Talk to Rev. Christy about: Baptism, Wedding, Bible Study and Volunteering. See Our Contact page for how to get in touch