Regular Services

Sundays

8am

Holy Communion : The week begins with Communion according to the Book of Common Prayer. A dignified, spoken Service including a Sermon.

10:30am

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.

Thursdays

10am Holy Eucharist

Periodically

Regular services are held at the Home of St Barnabas.

View the roster of services to be held at St Barnabas here.

Services at Saint Peter’s

Solemn Sung Eucharist, 17 May 2017

We were joined for our regular 10.30am Service by members of Holy Cross Parish. The Service included the rededication of the Woodhouse Memorial Window, reinstalled at Saint Peter’s after being removed from Holy Cross when that church was deconsecrated because of unacceptable earthquake risk.

Recorded on 7 May, 2017
Celebrant and Preacher: Father Hugh Bowron.
Director of Music: David Hoskins.

Other special Services

Contact The Vicar to arrange baptisms, house blessings, burials, confessions and other special services.

Weddings
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Services for special occassions

In addition to our regular services, special events and festivals are marked with additional celebrations. Here are some examples:

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.

... or just listen to the soundtrack

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.

SUNG EVENSONG

In February, 2010, the choir of St Paul’s Cathedral joined us for our patronal festival.

Watch Choral Evensong on our Patronal Festival

Evening Prayer according to the Book of Common Prayer with a Sermon, followed by Benediction and Shrine Prayers

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.

In print
Order of Service.

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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.





In print
Order of Service.

and in audio
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Recorded on December 18th, 2011
Officiating: Father Carl Somers-Edgar. Director of Music: David Hoskins.

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