Religion: New Pastorate, New Pastor

Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thine habitations: spare not, lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes.—Isaiah 54:2

One of New York City's oldest and most famed churches was busy last week lengthening its cords and strengthening its stakes. Only a block and a half from the twin towers of 100-year-old St. George's on once-fashionable Stuyvesant Square, an 18-block housing development was abuilding. This project and others nearby might mean a tripling of St. George's 3,453 membership, a proportionate expansion of its extensive community activities....

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