23rd : An organ recital by Kemp English delighted a larg crowd in Saint Peter's. See the recital poster here.
7th : The St Kilda Brass, also known as The Saints, played to an audience which only just squeezed in to Saint Peter’s. see pictures of the band in action.
10th : The Bishop visited Saint Peter’s to pray in intercession for the diocese. He was joined by the clergy and other members of the diocese and the parish.
6th : A parish garage sale raised over $800. See photo’s of the sale in our photo. gallery.
1th : The final Caversham Lecture for this year was presented. Visit the Caversham Lecture Menu for details and to view video of selected 2018 lectures.
9th : Our parishioner and deacon Brian Kilkelly was Ordained a Priest. We have pictures of Brian’s Ordination in the photo. gallery.
8th : The St Kilda Brass (also known as The Saints, how cool is that!) was in concert for a nearly full church. See photo’s of The Saints concert in our photo. gallery
10th : Brian Kilkelly was ordained a deacon at a special Service this morning. We have ordination photo’s in our photo. gallery.
19th : See the traditional shared meal of Pentecost from our 2018 celebration, held today.
9th : Check out photo’s from a typical after-Service social gathering held after today’s Evensong and Benediction.
29th : We have photo’s of today’s AGM in our Photo. Gallery.
31st : We celebrated the Easter Vigil.
See the pic’s.
31st : We said farewell to Buster Sinclair prior to he and Lesley moving out of town. Watch the Vicar farewelling Buster in our YouTube channel.
28th : Sir David Moxon’s 2017 Caversham Lecture attracted perhaps a record audience. A video will be available shortly.
26th : Former Archbishop Sir David Moxon celebrated at the Feast of Christ the King. Watch the highlights on our YouTube channel.
21st : Associate Professor Rachel Zajac delivered her 2017 Caversham Lecture. Watch how wrongful convictions can happen here.
19th : Parish mission partner Jonathan Hicks visited. See the Hicks Family visit in the Photo. Gallery.
12th : We held a special Service to commemorate the parish’s war dead. Watch our 2017 Armistice Day Service now.
7th : Professor Andrew Geddis kicked off our 2017 Caversham Lecture Series. Watch the video here.
22nd : Dr Steven Benford was installed as 10th Bishop of Dunedin. See the Otago Daily Times coverage of the service here
15th : Two of Saint Peter’s connections featured in the Otago Daily Times recently.
Archdeacon Neville Selwood was awarded France’s highest honour, the legion d’honneur (Legion of Honour). Read the ODT artile. And remember You can see the archdeacons’s recollections of his time in Bomber Command here in High Definition.
Archdeacon Bernard Wilkinson was awarded the first ever Mayoral Commendation Award by the Mayor of Waitaki. Read the ODT article.
15th : John Linker, Director of Music at the Transitional Cathedral in Christchurch, performed this year’s celebrity organ recital. And yes, you can see it in the photo. gallery.
View the programme, programme notes and artist bio. here.
11th : The election of our new Bishop was announced. Find out about our Bishop-elect here.
: And a concert raised $$$ for good works. See the Sunday Serenade photo’s now.
17th : We appear as the ’Easter Message’ in the Otago Daily Times.
Additional photo’s of the Easter Service appear in our photo. gallery.
5th : The Woodhouse Memorial Window was installed in Saint Peter’s; See it in our photo. gallery.
5th : An SGM resolved to proceed with installation of the Woodhouse memorial window from Holy Cross into an existing window in the link.
31st : We hosted Archdeacon Neville Selwood and over 45 people heard him talk of his time with Bomber Command during WW2. Watch it here.
18th : The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols attracted a large congregation.
16th : Removal of the memorial windows from Holy Cross began. Photo’s and video of the job are in the photo. gallery.
27th : Karsyn Rex Ludlow was baptised by Our Vicar, Father Hugh Bowron. We have photo’s of Karsyn’s baptism in the photo. gallery.
21st : Wet&Forget Dunedin performed complimentary moss treatment on part of the church building. See photographs and video of moss treatment in our photo. gallery.
30th : A Special General Meeting of parishioners voted unanimously to proceed with a proposal that some of the windows from Holy Cross St Kilda be resited at Saint Peter’s.
1st : Saint Peter's took a coach trip. See the photographs of our day trip to Teschemakers in the photo. gallery.
24th : The parish garage sale was held and raised around $1,000. See the pictures.
10th : A working bee in the parish grounds spruced them up for Spring.
9th : Director of Music, David Hoskins, performed on the organ of St Paul’s Catherdral in Dunedin. Find photographs of the recital in our photo. gallery.
17th : The choir of St Paul’s Cathedral visited to sing Evensong and Benediction – including the Magnificat and Nunc Dimitis in Church Slavonic. A video of this Choral treat is available on our Services page.
16th : George Chittenden performed an organ recital – one of his last Dunedin performances before leaving for a post in Sweden.
1st : A dangerous tree was removed from our Baker Street frontage.
24th : Another busy day. The parish AGM was held after the 10.30am Service and the Friends of the Opera presented an Anzac concert in the hall in the afternoon.
23rd : A day of intercession for the parish –beginning with a Requiem for Margery Palmer and ending with sung Evendong and Benediction – was held in parallell with an Autumn working bee to tidy the grounds.
16th - 24th: Vicar’s Warden Tubby Hopkins appears as one of the faces in a photo exhibition telling the story of South Dunedin through its people.
27th: The parish garage sale raised well over $1,000 for general funds. Look in our photo gallery for photo’s from the sale.
17-18th: The Spring Flower Festival was held in Saint Peter’s thanks to the efforts of our parishioner Faye-Noel Brown. There are photo’s of the spectacular floral art in Saint Peter’s Photo Gallery.
26-27th: Saint Peter’s 150th Anniversary Celebrations. You’ll find photo’s of the 150th anniversary celebrations in our Photo. Gallery, and audio and video recordings of Bishop Victoria Matthews’ Anniversary Sermon – Unsinkable Ships – in our Guest Preachers’ Pulpit.
20th: Saint Peter’s hosted the 2015 Diocesan Synod for the main Synod Service, followed by breakfast. See the photo’s of the Synod Service and breakfast in our Photo. Gallery.
3rd: Saint Peter’s Director of Music David Hoskins and parishioner Arnold Bachop presented a recital of organ music and song at First Church. We have photo’s of the recital in our Photo. Gallery..
28th: A congregation of over 100 and a 25-strong contingent from the Choir of Christchurch Cathedral celebrated the Sung Eucharist. You can find Guest Preacher Father Aaron Douglas’s Patronal Festival sermon in our Visitor’s Pulpitand a Dunedin Television story covering the Service and our upcoming 150th celebrations is available here.
22nd: Parishioners helped one of their own celebrate a very special birthday
16th: Tony Catesby sent these photo’s of Pilot Officer William Hogson’s resting place in Safron Waldon. They accompanied a letter which will be published in the February 2015 edition of The Rock.
24th: The Christmas Eve carol singing followed by Midnight Mass. See the pictures in our Photo. Gallery.
21st: The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols was held in Saint Peter’s. A feature this year was a solo by Tom Woodman, pictured in our Photo. Gallery.
23rd: Remembrance, a variety concert held in Saint Peter's, was a huge success. You’ll find photo’s of the performers and the happy crowd in our Photo. Gallery.
20th-21st: The inaugural Festival of Spring Flowers and Vestments was held in Saint Peter’s. Photo’s of the flowers and vestments are in our photo gallery.
17th: Vestry member Joy Henderson appears in one the the ’people’ page photo’s in this morning’s Otago Daily Times. She is in the second photo. in this set.
31st: Aspen Ludlow was baptised during the 1030 service - see the photo’s of Aspens’s baptism in our photo gallery.
29th: We celebrate our Patronal Festival with the help of a guest preacher.
10th: The last of the 2014 Caversham Lectures was presented. Watch and listen to The Caversham Lectures for this and previous years.
11th: We received a note and photo’s from Kate’s side-trip to Prague .
1st: People’s Warden Kate Paterson has moved on to Berlin and sent further notes and photo’s from there.
13th: We have a further note and more photo’s from Kate Paterson in Japan.
1st: We received a note from Kate Paterson, sent while visiting her family in Japan. You can also find lots of photo’s from Kate in our Photo. Gallery
29th: We held a Garage Sale. Garage Sale photo’s are in the Photo Gallery.
2nd: The Bishop celebrated and preached at the 1030 service and confirmed our parishioner Helen Clements. View the confirmation photo’s in the Photo Gallery.
17th: The Vicar left for Sydney to give a paper at the Greek Orthodox Seminary, where a theology conference on St Cyril of Alexandria attracted international participants.
3rd: Vicar’s Warden Tubby Hopkins has received national recognition from the Community Patrols of New Zealand. Check this Otago Daily Times story for more details on Tubby’s award.
1st: As lead author of a research paper on whether gloves used for routine procedures in hospital wards could be spreading bugs, Our Parishioner Dr Heather Brooks featured on television news and in this Otago Daily Times article.
4th: The fifth and final in the Vicar’s Caversham Lectures for this year. Audio and video recordings of the lecture are available here.
14th: The fourth in the Vicar’s Caversham Lectures for this year. Audio and video recordings of the lecture are available here.
14th: Over 150 people attended the Saturday Serenade concert. See concert pic’s in the Photo. Gallery.
7th: The third in the Vicar’s Caversham Lectures for this year. Audio and video recordings of the lecture are available here.
5th: The Red Cross Choir joined us for the 10.30 Sung Eucharist. See the choir in our Photo. Gallery.
30th: The second in the Vicar’s Caversham Lectures for this year. Audio and video recordings of the lecture are available here.
20th : The parish bus trip to North Otago. See the photographs in our Photo. Gallery.
16th: The first of the Vicar’s Caversham Lectures for this year. Audio and video recordings of the lecture are available here.
2nd-5th:Saint Peter’s features in the 2013 Festival of Flowers in Praise
3rd: Candlemas, the first anniversary of Our Vicar’s Service of Institution at Saint Peter’s. There are photographs of the church inreadiness in our photo gallery.
30th: Our Vicar leaves for Auckland to represent the Dunedin diocese at an Hermeneutical hui. See further details in the Pebble for 27 January.
29th: Saint Peter's parishioner Faye-Noel Brown features in this week's edition of The Star having won the Floral Art Society of New Zealand Designer of the Year title for the region.
17th: The Bishop addressed the AAW Executive in Saint Peter's Parish Centre. our Photo. Gallery has pictures of the Bishop talking about his recent pilgrimage.
10th: The Spring Spruce-up in the grounds. Find the gardners in our Photo. Gallery.
21st: Our parishioner Alex Chisholm features in a TV3 news story for National Nut Day.
15th: More than 30 people attended the second in Our Vicar's series of The Caversham Lectures. You can hear The Caversham Lectures and read abstracts for those yet to come here.
1st: Our Vicar's Warden, Tubby Hopkins, features in this morning's Otago Daily Times in his role as Chairman of the Dunedin South Community Patrol.
22nd: Drawing of Parish Centre Refurbishment Raffle. Proceeds approximately $700. Winners Joan Graham(1st), Nancy Scurr(2nd), Karen Merilees(3rd).
21st: Fellowship hosts Red Cross nurse speaking of her service in Afghanistan. View pictures of her visit in our photo. gallery.
28th: Our "Afternoon Delights" organ concert played to a large crowd and made a considerable contribution to our Parish Centre refurbishment fund.
9th: Dr Edric Baker visited to speak of his work in Bangladesh. Check The Pebble for a description of Dr Baker’s visit.
9th: Around 20 people attended our recreation of the Agape Banquet in the Parish Centre. The Pebble for May 13th has more information about the Agape Banquet.
2nd: Over 100 people attended our Saturday Special concert and got fund raising for redecoration of our Parish Centre off to a wonderful start.
Our Photo. Gallery has pictures of the Saturday Special concert.
2nd: About 55 people attended Our Vicar’s lecture on Hans Urs Von
Balthasar. You can listen to the 2012 Holy Week Lecture here.
11th: It’s February, so it must be Flower Time. Find out more about our Festival of Flowers in Praise Entry for 2012.
2nd: Father Hugh Bowron was installed as Vicar of Saint Peter’s at a service this evening. Video and sound recordings of the service are available on Saint Peter’s Services page. Photographs are available in Saint Peter’s Photo Gallery.
22nd: Parishioners and other well-wishers joined in a farewell to Archdeacon Bernard Wilkinson.
22nd: We received news that our application to the Historic Places Trust has resulted in Category 1 registration.
Our application to the Historic Places Trust took another step forward
19th: Details of Father Hugh Bowron’s Institution Service were announced
9th: Church Wardens announced the appointment of Father Hugh Bowron as next Vicar of Saint Peter’s Caversham. The Bishop’s announcement
Father Hugh’s short autobiography
Father Hugh’s sermon when he visited Saint Peter’s in September.
25th: Father Hugh Bowron visited Saint Peter’s, celebrating and preaching at morning services. You can listen to his sermon in the pulpit.
Our online Printed Heritage pages were introduced, with digitised copies of Parish Magazines from 1953.
Parish Nominators advise that though there have been several expressions of interest, none has yet resulted in an application. You can see further details in the Wardens’ Warble in The Rock for August.
Saint Peter’s celebrates the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible by using it for all readings during the month.
6th: Copies of application documents for Historic Places Trust registration made available online.
29th: We hosted a visit by the Historic Places Trust.
Work started this month on renovations to the interior of the vicarage.
21st: Toroa Lions helped us clean up the grounds for the season. Here are some photo’s of the good works.
14th: Some movement is evident in the search for our new vicar.
19th: Saint Peter’s was open during the Christchurch memorial service topday, and 28 people took advantage of the opportunity to spend the time in serene and contemplative surroundings.
12th-15th: 44th Ecumenical Festival of Flowers in Praise is held in St Paul’s Cathedral, Dunedin. Saint Peter’s entry is an eye-catcher.
13th: A Parish Consultation Meeting was held. Pictures here.
4th: This story in the Otago Daily Times reports that our Vestry Secretary, Dr. Heather Brooks, was awarded as distinguished academic teacher (microbiology and immunology) by the University of Otago’s School of Medical Sciences.
27th: The Invitation to a Parish Consultation Meeting was sent to everyone on the parish roll.
23rd: Father Carl Somers-Edgars’ last day as Vicar of Caversham before his retirement. For photographs of farewell services and activities, look here.
24th: The Bishop joined us as preacher for the midnight mass. Look here for photo’s.
3rd: At services today, Our Vicar, The Reverend Carl Somers-Edgar, announced his intention to retire in the New Year. The text of his announcement appears here.
An article on our history and people appeared in the Diocesan magazine, If you missed it in print you can read it here.
20th: We received an email letter from Our Vicar on holiday in Vienna.
27th: Choral Evensong and Benediction with the Choir of St Pau’ls Cathedral celebrated our Patronal Festival. A real treat for Anglican traditionalists and for lovers of fine church music, and a triumph for traditional Anglican worship in the modern world. See the pictures here.
11th: This story, published in the Otago Daily Times today, will interest parishioners, especially those who used to worship at St Peter the Less in St Clair.
25th: A revamp of our service information page gets under way, with video of selected services progressively becoming available.
9th: New kitchen at the Home of St Barnabas
19th: Kitchen update
31st: Kitchen update
21st: Bishop visits
16th: Kitchen update
8th: Kitchen update
19th: Kitchen update
18th: Flowers in Praise
8th: Kitchen update
28th: Kitchen update
8th: Bishop named
12th: " Wings and a prayer " Two of Saint Peter’s stained glass windows featured in an article published in the Otago Daily Times
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