- Home Page - St George in the East Church Cannon Street Road, Anglican
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 APRIL 2014
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
Thu 17 MAUNDY THURSDAY
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
Fri 18 GOOD FRIDAY
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
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 DaySun 4 Third Sunday of Easter - All-Age Parish Eucharist 10.15am