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Video: Youth Group Focus on Hunger - February 2014

As part of a nationwide campaign to mobilze youth to care for those in our community who are hungry and in need, the Youth Group particpated in the Souper Bowl for Caring on February 2, 2014. They stood at the church doors with soup pots requesting donations from the parishioners as they left the church and raised $375. View
Video: Welcome to St. George's

Video: Welcome to St. George's

Welcome to St. George's Episcopal Church in Maplewood, New Jersey. In this video several members share how they found God and community here. View
The North Porch Youth Group Project

Photo album: The North Porch Youth Group Project

By Alessandra Hill, Youth Group member North Porch is a center for mothers and their young children that are in need of emergency supplies, such as diapers, formula and food. The Outreach Committee offered the Youth Group a matching challenge grant of $500 if we could raise $500 on our own. View
North Jersey Pride Festival 2013

Photo album: North Jersey PrideFest 2013

Under a banner proclaiming "Our parish is over 100 years old. Our thinking is not," St. Georgians both gay and straight shared information about our parish to visitors at the 3rd annual North Jersey PrideFest in Memorial Park on Sunday, June 9, 2013. View
Fr. Poppe getting splashed in a canoe.

Photo Album: Family Sunday at Cross Roads Camp 2013

On Sunday, May 5 for the second year in a row, Saint George's held a Family Sunday at Crossroads Camp & Retreat Center. The day started with an outdoor Eucharist at 11 AM, followed by a pot-luck picnic lunch, games with prizes, and an excursion down to the lake. View

Hits & Misses Redux: A seat in the audience

I felt a delicious sense of anticipation as I entered the parish hall on Saturday, March 9 to attend the opening of “Hits and Misses Redux,” a Broadway revue presented by the Saint George’s Players. After a hiatus of several years, I was thrilled to see the return of the revue, but this time I was going to be taking a different role. I would be a member of the audience, rather than a performer or narrator. Yet all the familiar elements were there. View
Good Friday Children's Service

Photos & Video of Holy Week & Easter 2013

We have photos from Palm Sunday through Good Friday to Easter – plus a video of the traditional Hallelujah Chorus sing-along at the conclusion of the Easter services! If you have Holy Week photos or video you'd like to share, please email them to View

Video: "Bringing Healing"

At the Annual Convention of the Diocese of Newark in January 2013, St. George's was one of five churches highlighted for its healing ministry. (Time: 10:09; St. George's segment starts at 8:01.) View
Michael Francaviglia

Video Tribute to Parishioner & Diocesan Staff Member Michael Francaviglia

This video is a tribute, both humorous and poignant, to long-time Saint Georgian Michael Francaviglia on the occasion of his 23rd and final Annual Convention as Director of Administration & Secretary of Convention of the Diocese of Newark. Michael was hired to this position by Bishop John Shelby Spong, starting on September 1, 1990. After more than 22 years of service to the diocese under Bishops Spong, John Palmer Croneberger and Mark M. Beckwith, he announced his planned retirement on April 5, 2013. (Time: 6:09) View
Christmas Pageant 2012

Video: Christmas Pageant 2012

St. George's Christmas Pageant, presented by the Sunday School children at the 4 PM Family Service on Christmas Eve 2012, tells the beloved nativity story with song, dance and gentle humor. This new Christmas Pageant was directed by Sunday School teachers Jane Bleasdale and David Gorman. View