Verse for the Day
Sunday Morning - 10AM
Sunday Evening - 6PM
Wednessday Morning - 10AM
St George's Church Bell Ringing - Wednesdays 7.30pm to 8.30pm (Practice) & Sundays 9.30am to 10pm (before church service).
The church bells will be rung on the above dates.
Pocahontas 400 Lecture - Saturday 4th February 2017 at 2.30pm
Prof Malcolm Gaskill, ‘Pocahontas & the Anglo-American World’
Pocahontas Performers & Front Room Singers in Concert - Saturday 18th February 7.30pm
Pocahontas 400 Lecture - Thursday 23rd February 7.30pm
Hazel Forsyth ‘Earth’s Only Paradise: London & the Jamestown Settlement.
Model Railway Exhibition - Saturday 25th February 10.30am ~ 4.30pm
Vintage Hornby trains plus other makes. St George's Church Hall, Church St, Gravesend DA11 0DJ. Entrance £3.50, children £2 (free if under 5). Family ticket £8. Hot refreshments available plus trade stalls.
Princess Pocahontas was a native American who, in the year 1607, intervened to save the life of pioneer Captain John Smith. She became the first of her nation to convert to Christianity. Later, she married an Englishman, John Rolfe, and left her home in Virginia to travel to England.
In 1617, aged just 21, Pocahontas died on a ship anchored off Gravesend. It is popular belief that her remains are buried somewhere in the vicinity of St George’s Church...