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Organ Recital Series
John Linker, Director of Music at the Transitional Cathedral in Christchurch, performed this year’s celebrity organ recital on 15 July.
New Bishop elected
Father Steve Benford (pictured at left in a photo. from his current parish’s website), currently Vicar of St Joseph the Worker in Northolt, London, has been elected the next Bishop of Dunedin.
Friday, 22 September : Ordination of Father Steven Benford as Bishop of Dunedin in St Paul’s Cathedral at 7.30pm
Saturday, 23 September : One-day meeting of the Diocesan Synod in our hall
Sunday, 24 September : Episcopal visit. Bishop Steven Benford presides and preaches at our 10.30am Service
November - date to be advised : Tessa and Jonathan Hicks will be visiting us.
Tuesday, 7 November : Caversham Lecture. Dr Andrew Geddis discusses our current legal and human rights in the light of recently enacted surveillance and counter-terrorism legislation
Sunday, 12 November : Armistice Day Service at 10.30am
Tuesday, 14 November : Caversham Lecture. Professor of Biomedical ethics Grant Gillett on the theme of soul making, soul keeping and curating the soul
Tuesday, 21 November : Caversham Lecture. Rachel Zajac, University of Otago psychology department, specialist in forensic psychology. Wrongful Conviction–what goes wrong when wrongful convictions occur
Sunday, 26 November : Feast of Christ the King. Archbishop David Moxon presides and preaches
Tuesday, 28 November : Caversham Lecture. Archbishop David Moxon – The current state of Anglican Roman Catholic relations
Tuesday, 5 December : Caversham Lecture. Dr Margo Barton. Citizen Stylist project
The June edition is now available online. Printed copies are available in Church while they last, but you get it first and forever 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 June of 1961.
Memorial window dedicated
The Woodhouse Memorial Window (pictured here), recently removed from Holy Cross St Kilda and now installed in Saint Peter’s, was dedicated at the 10.30am Service on 7 May.
Video and still images of the dedication ceremony are available in our photo. gallery.
Video of the entire Service is available here.
Or watch just the dedication ceremony here.
You can see further photo’s of the Woodhouse Memorial Window in its new location in the photo. gallery.
Warden in Japan
People’s Warden Kate Paterson visited family in Japan recently and sent us these snapshots. See them in our Photo. Gallery.
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.
Sunday Serenade, June 2017
A concert of British art music raised over $700 for the woodhouse Memorial Window.
See the Sunday Serenade photo’s now.
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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