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St George's Church is an Anglican church, part of the Diocese of Singapore. It is a red-brick building located on Minden Road, off Harding Road. The present building dates to 1913.

St George's Church traces its history to the British military garrison stationed in Singapore in the late 1860s. Major C.H. Malan served as the first lay chaplain of the church, from 1868 to 1870. Under his leadership, the first church building of the St George's Church was built within the compound of the military installation. Major Malan was juggling between his duty as a military officer and that as a Victorian-era missionary. In 1871 the first full-time chaplain was appointed for the St George's Church, helping it establish organized ministry in the barracks.

In the early days, the St George's Church was used exclusively by the British troops. However when the British troops were withdrawn from Singapore, it took on a new role as a civilian church, and was admitted into the Anglican Diocese of Singapore.

Getting there

Expect to walk a bit as the nearest bus stops are at Holland Road. You can take buses 7, 75, 77, 105, 106, 123, 174, 174e and NR8 to bus stop 13011 and 13019. From Holland Road, walk west till Minden Road on your left. Go the length of Minden Road and you will see the church on the opposite side of Harding Road.

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