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30th anniversary celebrated with service at St Bartholomew’s Church and Centre in East Ham

10:05 26 August 2013

The Right Reverend Stephen Venner, centre, and other members of the Church of England East Ham celebrate the 30th anniversary of St Bartholomew's Church and Centre.

The Right Reverend Stephen Venner, centre, and other members of the Church of England East Ham celebrate the 30th anniversary of St Bartholomew's Church and Centre.

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The 30th anniversary at St Bartholomew’s Church and Centre was celebrated during a special service yesterday.

Church service at St Bartholomew's Church on its 30th anniversary.Church service at St Bartholomew's Church on its 30th anniversary.

The Bishop to HM Forces, The Right Reverend Stephen Venner, lead the service, attended by around a hundred members of the Church of England East Ham team.

The Bishop to HM Forces, The Right Reverend Stephen Venner, lead the service, attended by around a hundred members of the Church of England East Ham team.

Newham councillor Quintin Peppiatt, who is also a parish priest, also took part in the service, along with Rev. Canon Ann Easter, Newham’s first Chaplain to HM the Queen.

It is 30 years since The Queen declared the building on Barking Road open, which also includes a Doctor’s Service.

Church service at St Bartholomew's Church on its 30th anniversary.Church service at St Bartholomew's Church on its 30th anniversary.

The church is said to have been regarded as futuristic at the time as it combined not only a worship space but also a medical centre, sheltered housing, meeting rooms and offices.

Since 1983 the building has been used by a range of groups from Newham and beyond.

Saturday the congregation celebrated the Feast of St Bartholomew and used the opportunity to cut a cake, have a dance and a barbecue, and remember what was happening in 1983 with a special quiz.

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