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Memorial window progress

On 17 March we filmed Kevin Casey, of Leadlights & Lamps, as he explained what he has been doing to prepare the Woodhouse Memorial Window for installation at Saint Peter’s. You can see this short clip here:

See the video describing what needs to happen to get the Woodhouse Memorial Window ready for reinstallation.

The Rock

The March edition is now available online. Printed copies are available in Church 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 March of 1961.

Coming Events

Lenten Extra : Each Friday in Lent the Eucharist will be celebrated at 5.30pm in the parish lounge with a dialogue sermon followed by a shared fish and chip meal.

Tuesday, 28 March : Fellowship meets for lunch at Ross Home at 12.15 followed by a wander around the Botanical Gardens

Holy Week Services : 10–16 April :

– Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 5.30pm : The Eucharist

– Maundy Thursday : 7pm Commemoration of the Institution of the Lord’s Supper

– Good Friday : 12noon Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

– Holy Saturday : 8pm Easter Vigil, and first Mass of Easter

– Easter Day :

..........8am Holy Communion

......... 10.30am Solemn Sung Eucharist and procession

Wednesday, 12 April : Fellowship meets for dinner at Spirit House at 6.00pm

Saturday, 15 April : Brass cleaning in the lounge

Monday, 17 April : Nominations for a new bishop close

Sunday, 23 April : Low Sunday. Parish AGM

Friday, 28 April : Diocesan farewell to Bishop Kelvin in the Cathedral at 6.30pm. RSVP by Friday, 13 April to Debbie on 488-0820 or debbie@called south.org.nz

Tuesday, 23 May : Fellowship meets at Lorraine’s House at 2.00pm

26 - 28 May : Electoral Synod – Burns conference centre (Holy Cross Mosgiel)

Sunday, 11 June : a concert of British art songs at 2pm. Tickets $10, proceeds go towards financing the installation of the Woodhouse Memorial stained glass window in the Link

Tuesday, 27 June : Fellowship meets at The Planetarium – afternoon tea

Saturday, 15 July : Celebrity Organ Recital. John Linker, the music director at the Christchurch transitional Cathedral

Tuesday, 25 July : Fellowship Winter Christmas Dinner – details to be advised

Tuesday, 22 August : Fellowship visit to Toitu Otago Settlers Museum then afternoon tea

Tuesday, 26 September : Fellowship Afternoon Tea at Glenfalloch

Tuesday, 24 October : Fellowship meets at The Christmas House – afternoon tea

Tuesday, 14 November : The second of this year’s Caversham Lectures. Professor of Biomedical ethics Grant Gillett on the theme of soul making, soul keeping and curating the soul

Sunday, 26 November : Feast of Christ the King. Archbishop David Moxon presides and preaches

Tuesday, 28 November : Last of The Caversham Lectures. Archbishop David Moxon – The current state of Anglican Roman Catholic relations

Popular Videos

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.

Watch a short video of the windows’ removal here.

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 Evensong

On 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:

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.


Recent Photographs

Christmas and New Year’s Eve : December 2016


Christmas and New Year’s Eve 2016

The Photo. Gallery gives you an idea of the mystique of candle lit Services.

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

A large congregation joined in the traditional Festival of 9 Lessons and Carols on Sunday, 18 December. More photo’s are in the Photo. Gallery

Karsyn Ludlow baptism, 27 November 2016


Karsyn Ludlow baptised

Karsyn Rex Ludlow was baptised on 27 November by Our Vicar, Father Hugh Bowron. We have photo’s of Karsyn’s baptism in the photo. gallery.

Day trip to Teschemakers : 1 October 2016


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.

Spring garden working bee : 10 September 2016


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.


View digitised copies of historic Parish Magazines

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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