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SGM on 30 October
A Special General Meeting of parishioners is called for 30 October following the 10.30am Solemn Eucharist. The purpose is to consider whether Saint Peter’s wishes to assist with the relocation of memorial windows (one being to a former Curate of Saint Peter’s) before the sale of Holy Cross in St Kilda.
The October edition is now available online. Printed copies will available in Church from Sunday while they last, but you get it first 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 October of 1960.
The Caversham Lectures 2016
Each Tuesday in November, Saint Peter’s presents a lecture on a social concern of our time.
Noted experts in their fields discuss such topics as our youth justice system, what to look for in a GP and the dilema posed by stem cell research.
All are welcome, entry is free. All lectures are presented at 7.30pm in Saint Peter’s hall, Hillside Road.
Sunday, 30 October : Special General Meeting of parishioners to consider possible relocation of the Holly Cross windows.
Tuesday, 1 November : 7.30 pm first of the Caversham lectures, ’What makes for a good doctor?’ – Dr Stephen Tripp
Tuesday, 8 November : 7.30 pm second Caversham Lecture, ’Child Welfare – Can We Deliver and How Will We Know?’ – Len Cook, Families Commissioner and Chairman of the Social Policy Research and Evaluation Unit
Saturday, 12 November : Parish Garage Sale
Tuesday, 15 November : 7.30 pm third Caversham Lecture, ’Practical End of Life Issues’ – a panel discussion including Keith Gillion, Dr Tony Fitchett, Professor Peter Skegg and a palliative care nurse
Tuesday, 22 November : 7.30 pm fourth Caversham Lecture, ’The New Zealand Youth Justice System: leading the world’ – Brian Kilkelly, Dunedin Barrister.
Tuesday, 29 November : 7.30 pm fifth Caversham Lecture, ’Exploring and Exploiting the Secrets of Life itself: the wonderful possibilities and potential perils of breakthroughs in medical research’ – Don Evans, a bio-ethicist and a parishioner of St Matthews Dunedin surveys the life enhancing and life extending possibilities flowing from current stem cell research and the ethical dilemmas they present.
Sunday, 18 December : 10.30am : Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Saturday, 30 December : 10.30pm : New Year’s Eve Watchnight Service
Sunday, 15 January 2017 : Hospital chapel assistance (’bed-pushing’)
Day trip to Teschemakers
On 1 October Saint Peter's took a coach trip. See the photographs of our day trip to Teschemakers in the photo. gallery.
Gardeners at work
On 10 September we held a Spring working bee in the curch grounds. See the photo’s of parishioners at work in our photo. gallery.
Garage sale 2016
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 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 1960 are now available.
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