St Columba East London worked in partnership with the Churches, St Paul Old Ford and St Mary’s Eton, to welcome the arrival of Genesis. Named after the first book in the Bible, the boat will provide a place for the communities living around the canal to worship and develop creatively through various programmes. Revd Dave Pilkington, who will be leading the St Columba community said, “With Genesis now in situ we can look forward to the next phase of growth, now with a space to support our desire for action, reflection and contemplation”.