St Peter’s West to rent St George’s vestry

News  |  August 16, 2018

A disused church in St George's will soon be home to a new congregation. Gillian Outerbridge, parish administrator at St Peter's West, said that building on Wellington Slip Road will now be used by the New Testament Church of God. Ms Outerbridge said: “We are delighted that another church will be using the building. The church vestry made the decision to rent out St Peter's West instead o... Read more

Annual service honours slave pilot Darrell

News  |  April 17, 2018

A memorial service to honour former slave and ship's pilot James “Jemmy” Darrell was held in St George's at the weekend. Mr Darrell piloted the Royal Navy warship HMS Resolution to its mooring near Tobacco Bay in 1795 while still enslaved. Royal Navy Rear Admiral George Murray was so impressed with his skill, he recommended Mr Darrell be freed. The pilot was also one of the first app... Read more

Church hopes to save stained-glass window

News  |  January 8, 2018

The Anglican Church is on the hunt for a buyer to take over a disused church in St George's. St Peter's West in Wellington Slip was forced to close last summer after the number of parishioners dropped to only a handful. The distinctive yellow brick church is also looking for a new home for a stunning stained-glass window, made by island artist Vivienne Gardner, which overlooks the Mullet Ba... Read more