Holy Communion : The week begins with Communion according to the Book of Common Prayer. A dignified, spoken Service including a Sermon.
Solemn Sung Eucharist : Sung Mass or Communion Service which includes a Sermon and is followed by morning tea in the Parish Lounge.
5pm on the first Sunday of each month
Evensong and Benediction : The traditional Anglican Service for the end of the day.
10am Holy Eucharist
Regular services are held at the Home of St Barnabas.
Services at Saint Peter’s
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
Services for special occassions
Choral Evensong and Benediction, 17 July 2016
The choir of St Paul’s Cathedral visited to sing Evensong and Benediction.
Recorded on 17 July, 2016
Celebrant and Preacher: Father Hugh Bowron.
Organist and Choir Director: George Chittenden.
La Corona Advent Vigil, 2015
A special Advent Vigil was held on Sunday, 29 November. Formed around the La Corona sonnets of John Donne, the Service reflects on Mary’s experience of the crucial events in her Son’s life
Recorded on November 29th, 2015
Participants: Father Hugh Bowron, Mr Ross McComish and parishioners.
Director of Music: David Hoskins.
150th Anniversary Eucharist, 2015
On Sunday, 27 September Saint Peter’s celebrated 150 years of worship in Caversham. The Right Reverend Victoria Matthews, Bishop of Christchurch, was Guest Preacher and celebrant.
Recorded on September 27th, 2015
Officiating: The Right Reverend Victoria Matthews, Bishop of Christchurch assisted by Father Hugh Bowron, Vicar of Saint Peter’s.
Preacher: Bishop Victoria Matthews.
Director of Music: David Hoskins, Vocal Soloist: Arnold Bachop.
Service of the Diocesan Synod, 2015
On Sunday, 20 September the Dunedin Diocesan Synod gathered at Saint Peter’s for the major Service of the Synod.
Recorded on September 20th, 2015
Officiating: Father Hugh Bowron, Vicar of Saint Peter’s.
Preacher: Father Hugh Bowron. Director of Music: David Hoskins.
Easter Vigil and First Mass of Easter
On Holy Saturday evening – Easter Eve – the Easter Vigil is held. In 2015 it was particularly special, with one parishioner being confirmed and another formally received into the Anglican Church.
Recorded on April 4th, 2015
Officiating: The Bishop, asssited by Father Hugh Bowron.
Preacher: The Bishop. Director of Music: David Hoskins.
Liturgy of St Basil
Often on special ocassions we use a Liturgy of St Basil. One such ocassion was the Eve of Corpus Christi in 2014, when the Vicar explained the development and significance of the rite as the service proceeded. You can see it here.
In February, 2010, the choir of St Paul’s Cathedral joined us for our patronal festival.
Service of Institution and Welcoming
On February 2nd, 2012, Father Hugh Bowron was instituted as Vicar of Saint Peter’s Caversham by the Bishop of Dunedin, The Right Reverend Kelvin Wright.
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Recorded on February 2nd, 2012
Officiating: The Bishop. Preacher: Father Hugh Bowron. Director of Music: David Hoskins.
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Usually held on the Fourth Sunday in Advent, the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at Saint Peter’s is closely modelled on the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at King’s College Cambridge, made famous by BBC broadcasts since 1928.
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Recorded on December 18th, 2011
Officiating: Father Carl Somers-Edgar. Director of Music: David Hoskins.
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