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Contributed by Br Graham-Michoel, OSBC, on June 26 2022. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. St Peter In the Christian Kalendar June is a positive feast of feast days: St Alban, considered by many as

The Fig Tree In The Garden

Contributed by The Rev. Ross Downes on June 7 2022. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. The Fig Tree In The Garden I want to talk to you today, about the Fig Tree. To do so however,with any kind of int

In My Father's House

Contributed by The Rev. Ross Downes on June 2 2022. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. In My Father’s House It is a family’s worst nightmare. Birth is imminent. The mother is being careful

Ascension Day

Contributed by The Rev. Ross Downes on May 27 2022. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. The Ascension In one short sentence, bring us to our knees with his retelling of the ascension of Jesus.

Saint Aristobulus

Contributed by Br Graham-Michoel, OSBC, on March 16 2022. Saint Aristobulus The chances are, even if you are of British heritage, you will not have heard of Saint Aristobulus. Today, March 16, i

Getting Married in a Church

Contributed by The Rev. Ross Downes on January 21 2022. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. Getting Married in a Church I recently had cause to observe a Wedding that was led by a Marriage Celebrant. I

Intimacy

Contributed by The Rev. Ross Downes on January 25 2022. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. Intimacy I watched a splendid film yesterday. Not necessarily splendid because I loved it, but splendid becau

The Night Train To Lisbon

Contributed by The Rev. Ross Downes on January 18 2022. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. The Night Train to Lisbon I have been reading a novel by Pascal Mercier; “Night Train to Lisbon”.

Encounters On The Way

Submitted by The Rev. Ross Downes on January 15 2022. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. Encounters on the Way The Parable of the Good Samaritan Today we have before us what is perhaps the m

Birth Pangs Of A New Age

Submitted by The Rev. Ross Downes on Monday January 10 2022. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. Birth Pangs Of A New Age It is quite clear from the opening words of Mark 13:1-8 that the Christianity w

Lovers in the Garden

Submitted by The Rev. Ross Downes on Monday January 10 2022. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. Lovers in the Garden Not long after it was launched on the market, I became a user of Adobe Photoshop. T

The Feast Day of St Francis

Submitted by Andrew Chandler on Sunday October 3 2021. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. The Feast Day of St Francis

The Mystery of the Lost World

Submitted by The Rev. Ross Downes on Friday September 23 2021. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. The Mystery of The Lost World It happens quite often these days. I find myself immersed in a biblical

Sh’tikah

Submitted by Br Graham-Michoel OSBC on September 22 2021. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. Sh’tikah

The Bells

Submitted by The Rev. Ross Downes on Tuesday September 21 2021. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. The Sanctuary Bells

Housing or Care of Creation?

Submitted by a parishioner of St Peter's Anglican Church on Saturday September 11 2021. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. Housing vs Care of Creation Following a Consultation, parishioners of St Julian of Norwich

The Cross

Submitted by The Rev. Ross Downes on Tuesday September 7 2021. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. The Cross In Short The purpose of this short paper/blog, is to lightly touch on a view of th

To Zoom or Not to Zoom

Submitted by a parishioner of St Peter's Anglican Church on Sunday September 5 2021. The content of this post may not necessarily reflect the policies, theologies or opinions of St Peter's Anglican Church, Palmerston North. To Zoom or Not to Zoom It is March 2020, the first Level4 Lockdown has been announced and a m

Sunday October 2

Feast of St Francis

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Queen Elizabeth

Everlasting God, we thank you for the life and service of Queen Elizabeth.
As we with give you thanks for the past,
we also look to you for the future,
praying for the work and witness of Charles, our new King.
May your truth and justice, harmony and fairness flourish among us;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.

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St Peter's Blog

St Peter
The Fig Tree In The Garden
In My Father's House
The Ascension
Saint Aristobulus
Getting Married in a Church
Intimacy
The Night Train to Lisbon
Encounters On The Way
Birth Pangs of a New Age
Lovers in the Garden

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