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Welcome to St George’s Episcopal Church. We hope that you enjoy our Web site and all that it has to offer.
We are rightly proud of our Church, our community and all our people. We try very hard to show forth the love of God by how we live, how we worship and how we care for our local community.
St. George's Episcopal Church is an historic and vibrant Christian Community set within the vibrant and diverse Stockade district of Schenectady, but this is no museum to the past; this is very much a center for the servants of God in today’s world.
We are a Colonial parish in the Episcopal Church, founded in 1735. We are a truly sacramental community. The lively and reverent celebration of the Mass is at the heart of our life and ministry. We gather around the table of the Lord on Sundays at 9 am and 11:15 am for the community's chief act of praise and thanksgiving. We pray daily at 8:30 am and 5:00 pm for the needs of all parishioners, our community and the world. All parishioners are encouraged to pray the Divine Office daily with us, wherever they may be. Liturgically, we are traditional in our liturgy at the 9:00 am Solemn Mass Rite 1, but more open and relaxed at the 11:15 am Family Mass Rite 2 with excellent and exciting church music at both liturgies. We promote a high standard of preaching and teaching. Pastorally, we are a comprehensive, open and inclusive parish where all persons are welcome to participate fully regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or economic status.
We teach the Christian faith most effectively through our daily sacramental life, our church Sunday school, Bible Studies, Pilgrimages, Lenten and Advent Study sessions, Visiting Preachers, God at the movies and a whole host of exciting events. Christian Education, both for youth and adults, is extremely important for us at St. George's Church. As an historic Colonial parish of the Episcopal Church, our goal is to be a liturgically, Biblically, and theologically literate community of faith engaged in servant hood ministry. This we do through an active outreach ministry to the local City and Community.
Come and visit Historic St. George's Episcopal Church, the miracle on North Ferry Street in the Stockade District of Schenectady, New York.