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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 DECEMBER 2013
Mon 2 - Fri 6
M 16 / W 18
Tue 24 /
|Advent Sunday - All Age Eucharist 10.15am
Players of St Peter: Chester Cycle mystery plays 6.30pm and 8.30pm nightly
Eucharist 12.30pm ~ Diocesan Synod 7.30pm
Orthodox London Mission 9.30am
Advent 2 - Parish Eucharist & Holy Baptism 10.15am; HOT POTATO Sunday
Fred Thomas concert
Orthodox London Mission 7.30pm
Advent 3 - Parish Eucharist 10.15am
visits from Bigland Green Primary School
Eucharist 12.30pm ~ Green Gables Christmas performance 2.30pm
St Paul's School service 9.30am ~ schools close
Wellclose Square Christmas market [details to follow]
Advent 4 - Parish Eucharist 10.15am PARISH CAROL SERVICE 4.30pm
First Eucharist of Christmas 11.30pm
Christmas Day Eucharist 10.15am
Stephen, deacon, first martyr
John, apostle & evangelist
The Holy Innocents
First Sunday of Christmas - Parish Eucharist 10.15am
Naming & Circumcision of Jesus
Epiphany - Parish Eucharist 10.15am
Eucharist 12.30pm ~ schools open