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St. George’s, Fredericksburg VA celebrates 300th anniversary

St. George’s, Fredericksburg VA celebrates 300th anniversary

Colonial-era parishes have long histories to celebrate, generally, but St. George’s Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg, VA, kicked off its tricentennial last fall in the midst of the pandemic, observing the creation of the parish in November of 1720. But the official anniversary falls this weekend, as it was on May 1, 1721, that the law creating the parish went into effect. Tonight, the celebration begins with an address from the presiding bishop and continues through the weekend with additional live-streamed activities.

On Friday, April 30 at 7 pm, [St. George’s] will host The Most Reverend Michael B. Curry, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, for a Zoom conversation. On May 1 at 11 am, St. George’s will welcome The Rt. Reverend Susan Goff, Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia, and Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Mayor of Fredericksburg, for a special commemoration. ASL Interpretation will be provided for both events.

For more information about St. George’s and its 300th anniversary activities, visit www.stgeorgesepiscopal.net.

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David Mu

Given the clear growing level of support for ‘white privilege’ and other far-left anti-white narratives – why can’t blogs like this stop using this material? Ban yourself from dry-banging yet more of what you claim is an evil. And do it today.

Fred Loving

Yes , St. George’s was there during the Battle of Fredericksburg . It took hits from cannonballs . The silver communion chalice was stolen by the Yankees , recovered years later , and in use today . As a Reb Civil War re-enactor I used to attend services there in full uniform during re-enactment weekend with my wife also in period dress . With the current climate would not attempt that now . But , back then , as recent as 2012 we were always welcomed .

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