Search

Manor Park church to host memorial service for former priest

10:02 24 September 2013

A memorial service will be held at St Barnabas Church for Rev Barry Arscott

A memorial service will be held at St Barnabas Church for Rev Barry Arscott

Archant

St Barnabas Church will be holding a memorial service for former parish priest Rev Barry Arscott who died in August after a short illness.

The service will be held at the church in Browning Road, on October 5 at 5.30pm.

Rev Barry grew up in Manor Park and attended St Barnabas Church as a very active member from a young age. He was inspired by the ministry of Canon Nigel Porter and trained for the priesthood. After serving in Walthamstow and Leyton he returned to St Barnabas in 1977 as a priest until his retirement in 2001.

He initiated the Faith in Community Inter-Faith Dialogue project and the St Barnabas based Newham Festival of the Arts and helped the setting up of the Newham Night Shelter project. Among his many community commitments were Kensington Avenue School and the Trinity Community Centre in East Avenue, Manor Park.

Everyone who remembers Barry is welcome to attend.

0 comments

Latest Newham News Stories

59 minutes ago

A youth worker-turned-director hopes to get young people to renounce crime with his new film when it premieres tomorrow.

15:12

The number of Labour wards in favour of an open selection process for the 2018 Newham mayoral race have taken the lead.

Newham
29 minutes ago

With just over three weeks to go until Christmas, Royal Mail is lending a helping hand to one of its special customers, Father Christmas.

11:44

Newham has the highest number of homeless people of any local authority in England, a housing charity has said.

Newham Council

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Cosmetics, toiletries, vitamins and more. Boots is the number one choice when it comes to purchasing daily essentials.

Read more

If you’re obsessed with Apple or just love a good gadget, this is a prize that will blow you away! An incredible £3,333 to spend on Apple goodies! How would you like to be the proud new owner of the Apple Watch?

Read more

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Newham Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now