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parish of St George-in-the-East church with St Paul Whitechapel
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.
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.
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.
important, we are a
living church, with a mission for the 21st century. Right are the current parish boundaries.
CALENDAR FOR MARCH 2014
Sun 2 Sunday next before Lent - All-Age Parish Eucharist 10.15am
Tue 4 Eucharist 12.30pm
Wed 5 ASH WEDNESDAY
School service 10.30am ~ Soup and pancakes 6.30pm, and Liturgy of the Day
(with imposition of ashes) 7.30pm
Sat 8 Orthodox London Mission, 9.30am
Sun 9 Lent 1 - Parish Eucharist 10.15am and HOT POTATO SUNDAY
Tue 11 Eucharist 12.30pm
Thu 13 Orthodox London Mission 7.30pm
Sun 16 Lent 2 - Parish Eucharist 10.15am
Tue 18 Eucharist 12.30pm ~ Archdeacon's Visitation of the parish 7pm, and PCC 7.45pm
Sun 23 Lent 3 - Parish Eucharist 10.15am ; Electoral Roll closes for revision
Tue 25 Eucharist 12.30pm ~ Deanery Synod, St Mary Bow 7.30pm
Sat 29 Stepney Area Vocations Day, St David Islington 10.30am
Sun 30 Lent 4 - MOTHERING SUNDAY All Age Parish Eucharist 10.15am
Tue 1 Eucharist 10.15am
Sat 5 Orthodox London Mission, 9.30am
Sun 6 Lent 5 (Passion Sunday) - Parish Eucharist 10.15am