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On Saturday 12th, the last day of the hikoi, we walked the long straight road from Duntroon to Kurow. While Dunedin had strong winds and cold rain, we walked under overcast skies at a mild temperature, feeling favoured again. We have mostly had warm fine weather for a month, despite dire weather forecasts. But when we left the Kurow vicarage to walk to the bridge over the Waitaki River, and our concluding service on the northern bank, the temperatures fell, as did light... View article
The Parishioners of Balclutha Parish invite you to join them on 18 May at St Mark’s, Balclutha; 4pm for the Installation Service of The Rev’d Griffith Moses, as Vicar of the Balclutha Parish.
Following the service you are invited to refreshments with Griff and the Parish.
The Parishioners of Wakatipu Parish invite you to join them on the 15 June at St Peter’s, Queenstown; 7:00pm for the Installation Service of The Rev’d Chris Tweddell, as Vicar of... View article
A warm welcome is extended to everyone (not just clergy) to join in the Chrism Eucharist and the Reaffirmation of Ordination Vows, at St Paul’s Cathedral on Thursday 17th April, at 12.10pm.
(Clergy are invited to wear an alb, red stole and gather in the Dean’s foyer for the procession)
In 2011, whilst in the library in Cheltenham UK, Opal showed me an advert for a vicar in the Diocese of Dunedin. “There’s your opportunity”, she said. “Dunedin, that’s the end of the world!”, was my reply.
Early in 2012 I made the Abraham move – leaving a successful secular career – to follow Opal to New Zealand – with no promises. Many of my colleagues thought I was crazy – my excuse was that I was doing it because of my love for Opal. We had moved house 13... View article
Diocesan Clergy and Lay Ministers Retreat May
10am Tuesday 27 May to 10am Thursday 29 May @ Holy Cross, Mosgiel
Retreat Leader: Fr Mark Chamberlain, pastor, university chaplain, spiritual director, psychotherapist.
Registration forms are available through your parish or on our website at http://calledsouth.org.nz/downloads/diocesan-forms