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Jean Allen R.I.P.
A requiem for long time parishioner Jean Allen was held in Saint Peter’s on Saturday, 22 April.
The Vicar’s eulogy is available here.
Saint Peter’s in the news
We featured as the ’Easter Message’ in the Otago Daily Times on Easter Monday.
Additional photo’s of the Easter Service appear in our photo. gallery.
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
Saturday, 29 April : Working Bee in the parish grounds from 9.30am
Sunday, 7 May : Holy Cross parishioners join us for a Service of dedication for the Woodhouse Memorial Window and a recalling of the shared history of our two parishes
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
Memorial window installed
The Woodhouse Memorial Window, recently removed from Holy Cross St Kilda, has now been installed in Saint Peter’s. Mr Kevin Casey of Leadlights & Lamps Ltd extended the window to fit its new space and performed the installation on 5 April.
The newly installed window is pictured here and you can see further photo’s of the Woodhouse Memorial Window in its new locaion in the photo. gallery.
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.
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.
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 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
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.
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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