Striving to be “an illumination of God’s love in the community of Wolverton”
StGeorge’scurrentlyhas77 peopleonthe electoralroll.Most membersofthe congregationlive locally. Ourmembersarea diverse intermsofprofession, age and churchbackground.Thisdiversityis a realstrength,butcanalsoprove challengingattimes. Inrecentmonthsour attendancefigureshave increasedcomparedtothe same time lastyear
andwe haveseen new membersjoiningthe church. Thispresents uswiththe opportunity(and challenge) of combining newideaswithpastknowledge and experience.
The congregation hasaveryopen, dynamicand innovativeoutlooktowardsliturgyandworship, thoughrooted inthe centralAnglicantradition.Ourmusic rangesfromold andmodernhymnsto worshipsongsplayed byour worship band (ChurchStreetBand).
As wellasoffering saidBCPEucharistservices,ParishCommunionandAllAge Worship,we are tryingoutcreativemidweekexperimentalworship,whichgivesusallthe opportunitytoexplore our ownfaithinnewwaysand be challengedbydifferentwaysand stylesof worship
Witha significantnumber offamiliesandyoungpeoplethe issue ofoutreachand
socialmissionfigure highly. Geographically we are located in the main or ‘central’
commercial area of Wolverton,but it is our aimtoalsobe at the spiritual, culturaland social heart of the community andcentraltothe lives of the peopleofWolverton.
Our aimtoreachthe communityisreflected inthemanyactivitieswhichinvolve
and aimto attract local people–whether theyaremembersofthe churchor not.