A date for October
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Tuesday, 30 August : Saint Peter’s Director of Music, David Hoskins, presents another recital on the organ of St Paul’s Cathedral – this programme is entitled ’English Miniatures’.
16-18 September : Diocesan Synod meets in Invercargill
Saturday, 10 September : Garden working bee – 9.30am until 12 noon
Saturday, 24 September : Parish Garage Sale
Saturday, 1 October : Parish outing to Teschemakers. To join Saint Peter’s parishioners on a day trip to Teschemakers and Oamaru, get the details here.
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
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.
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.
The August 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 August of 1960.
Recital in St Paul’s
On 9 August our Director of Music, David Hoskins, performed on the organ of St Paul’s Cathedral in Dunedin. Find photographs of David Hoskins’ recital in our photo. gallery.
See the photographs of the George Chittenden recital in our Photo. Gallery.
and photographs of Nicholas Daintith’s Baptism in our Photo. Gallery.
Patronal Festival lunch party
and Alex Chisholm’s photographs of the festival lunch.
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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