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to the website of the Anglican parish of St George-in-the-East with St Paul, proud to serve a diverse and rapidly-changing community in London's East End.

We are between the City and Docklands, along The Highway - click here for a local map.

The area includes extremes of wealth and deprivation, and has been home to many generations of immigrant groups (the majority now are Bengali, and also Somali), alongside lifelong East Enders, and City professionals. 

We are a parish of the
Diocese of London in the Stepney Episcopal Area and the Deanery of Tower Hamlets, working with other Christians of many traditions and denominations. We are 'clustered' with St Mary Cable Street, St Paul Shadwell, St Peter London Docks and St Dunstan & All Saints Stepney, and the Royal Foundation of St Katharine.

Our parish school is St Paul's Whitechapel CE Primary School.

As you will discover from this site, the parish has a rich and fascinating history, with many stories to tell - there are lots of links to more detailed sources of information.

More important, we are a living church, with a mission for the 21st century. Right are the current parish boundaries.


Tue 1  Eucharist 12.30pm

Fri 4    schools close

Sat 5   Orthodox London Mission, 9.30am

Sun 6  Lent 5 (Passion Sunday) - Parish Eucharist & Holy Baptism 10.15am

Tue 8  Eucharist 12.30pm

Thu 10 Orthodox London Mission, 7.30pm

Sun 13 PALM SUNDAY - the start of Holy Week

Eucharist & Palm Procession 9.00am, followed by Marathon hospitality

Mon 14 Monday in Holy Week - Eucharist 8.00pm

Tue 15 Tuesday in Holy Week - Eucharist 12.30pm

Wed 16 Wednesday in Holy Week - Eucharist 8.00am


Bishop's Eucharist - Renewal of Ministerial Vows & Blessing of Oils, St Paul's Cathedral 10.30am (all welcome)

Eucharist of the Last Supper (Passover gathering in the panelled room) and Watch of Prayer 7.00pm


Ecumenical Walk of Witness, starting at Whitechapel Mission 11.00am

Liturgy of the Day (with children's activities) 2.00pm

Sat 19 Easter Eve - church cleaning, with coffee and cakes, 10.00am-12 noon

EASTER NIGHT - The Easter Liturgy: New Fire, Vigil, Renewal of BaptismalVows and Eucharist 8.00pm

Sun 20 EASTER DAY - Parish Eucharist 10.15am

Tue 22  schools open

Wed 23 George, Martyr, patron of England - Patronal Festival Euchatist 7.30pm

Sun 27 Second Sunday of Easter - Parish Eucharist 10.15am,

marking the 50th anniversary of the church's rededication on 26 April 1964

followd by Annual Vestry and Parochial Church Meetings

Tue 29 Mark the Evangelist (transferred) - Eucharist 12.30pm


Fri 2    Raine's School Founders Day

Sun 4  Third Sunday of Easter - All-Age Parish Eucharist 10.15am

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