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Diocesan 150th anniversary videos
As part of the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Diocese of Dunedin, Diocesan registrar Andrew Metcalf has produced a series of video profiles of Anglican parishes in Otago and Southland, including this one of our own Saint Peter’s Caversham.
You can find all the profiles on the 150 Years Video Collection page of the Diocesan website.
Returns of The Saints
The St Kilda Brass, also known as The Saints, returned as promised on Saturday, 7 September 2019.
The band played to an audience which only just squeezed in to Saint Peter’s and delighted the crowd with an eclectic programme.
Visit our photo. gallery to see pictures of the band in action.
The band’s ensemble will accompany our Festival of Brass and Carols on 22 December. A special Christmas treat.
Sunday, 22 September : Deadline for copy for the September edition of The Rock
Saturday, 5 October : Visit to St Mary, Star of the Sea, Port Chalmers Catholic Church to celebrate the feast of St Francis of Assisi
Tuesday, 5 November : 7.30pm : Caversham Lecture ’New Zealand Dairying: Blessing or Curse’ – Richard Kyte
Tuesday, 12 November : 7.30pm : Caversham Lecture ’Aftermath: the political landscape left by the winding down of the wars in Syria and Iraq’ – Dr Bill Harris
Tuesday, 19 November : 7.30pm : Caversham Lecture Father James Harding examines the historicity or otherwise of the escape of the children of Israel from Pharaoh’s Egypt and the meeting between Moses and God on Mount Sinai
Saturday, 23 November : Organ recital in Saint Peter’s by Kemp EnglishTuesday, 26 November : 7.30pm : Caversham Lecture ’Church Romanesque architecture’ – Rod Hamel
Sunday, 22 December : 10.30am : Festival of Brass and Carols with the ensemble of the St Kilda Brass Band
The August edition is now available online. Printed copies are available in Church while they last, but you get it first and forever online! See below how to get a handy email when each new issue is available.
Our Printed Heritage page now includes all available issues up to August of 1963.
Special birthday morning tea, 15 August 2019
Pictures of a special morning tea celebrating significant birthdays of Thursday morning congregation members.
Expedition to Pukehiki Church (and Portobello Hotel), 10 August 2019
See the new photo’s of parishioners visiting the peninsula for a special Eucharist and lunch.
Our first Armistice Day Service
Visit of our new Bishop
Our new Bishop was installed on 22 September. On the 23rd he led hist first Diocesan Synod (which was held at Saint Peter's) and on the 24th he preached and celebrated our 10.30am Service.
Removing the Holy Cross memorial windows
On 16 December, 2016 four memorial windows were removed from Holy Cross and prepared for relocation at Saint Peter’s.
Night Skies over the Third Reich
On Tuesday, 31 January, Saint Peter’s hosted Archdeacon Neville Selwood. Over 45 people listened to him talk with Vicar Hugh Bowron about his experiences as a Lancaster navigator during World War 2.
You can see the archdeacons’s recollections of his time in Bomber Command here in High Definition.
Choral EvensongOn 17 July, the Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral visited Saint Peter’s and sang Choral Evensong and Benediction, with Rachmaninov’s Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in the original Church Slavonic. Another wonderful special Service which you can see below.
We also have videos available of:
- the Diocesan Synod Service
- the 150th Anniversary Solemn Sung Eucharist
- Bishop Victoria Matthews’ sermon at the 150th Anniversary Service
- A documentary of highlights from the 150th Anniversary weekend - including, in full, Our Vicar’s talk on Colourful Past Vicars of Saint Peter’s
Check the ‘Services at Saint Peter’s‘ page in the menu for video of the Services and sermon. The 150th Anniversary Highlights video is available here.
Our Printed Heritage
An additional issue of our early parish magazines is added to our online archive each month when The Rock is published..
All those from December 1952 (the earliest one) to this month in 1963 are now available.
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