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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.

The St George-in-the-East Partnership

Building on almost 300 years of faithful Christian witness we are joining with others to help renew our ministry and mission in the years ahead.
The Partnership involves

- the Parish
- the Bishop of Stepney
- Angus Ritchie and Tim Clapton (licensed on May 6 as its clergy)
- a lay community who will live in St George's Rectory from September pray each day in the church, and join in the ministry and mission of its congregation to the parish
- the Centre for Theology and Community, who employ Angus and Tim, and will oversee the lay community

Please keep us in your prayers - and watch this space for more news as the Partnership develops!

Here is the newsletter for May 2015

Our Safeguarding Officer is Alex Nelson

and our Children's Champion is Susan Crocker

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