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Diocesan Wide Events and Diocesan Office Calendar

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Read on for events throughout the Diocese, including further education and ministry training as well as a link to a calendar for regularly scheduled meetings. Let us know anything that your Parish, community service or other organisation is doing and we will place it here. Make sure you visit this page regularly and keep all that is going on in your prayers.

Link to Diocesan Office Calendar

Regular events at/organised by the Diocesan office in a monthly calendar format

Up-coming Meetings and Events : 

  • Christmas Concert 2.30pm 14th December, 2019 Jan Harrington & Friends @ Holy Cross, 5 Bellona St, St Kilda, Dunedin. Featuring the music of Dvorak, Schumann,some favourite Carols. Proceeds to CWS Christmas Appeal. Cost $5 unwaged, $10 waged.Sales table and raffle.

Equipping for Ministry and Shared Worship Opportunities

  • WAIKAIA CHRISTMAS SERVICE Tuesday 17 December 6pm at St Mary's Waikaia.  Celebrant, Bishop Steven. In the past few years this has been a well attended service by people from across Southland. If the weather is fine you can go for a drive up the attractive Waikaia Valley.

  • Festival of Brass and Carols - A carol service for Christmas accompanied by the ensemble of the St Kilda Brass Band. St Peter's Caversham, Sunday December 22 at 10.30am. see attached poster.

  • Special Services at the Cathedral in December - Please see attached notice


  • 6 DAY SILENT RETREAT, 1-6 March 2020

    A 6 day silent directed retreat in the vast open spaces of the Maniatoto.

    Date: 1-6 March 2020

    Venue: En Hakkore, Orangapai (near Ranfurly)

    Time: Sunday 1 March 11.00am to Friday 6 March lunchtime.

    Cost: $480. Registration closes 21 February.

    Retreat Team: Kelvin Wright, Barbara McMillan, Judith Anne O’Sullivan,

    John Franklin

    Registrations and enquiries to John Franklin, john.franklin94@gmail.com


  • CURSILLO 3 DAYS late afternoon 17 April - mid afternoon Monday 20 April @ St Peter's College Gore.

  • NIGHT CHURCH IN SOUTHLAND REMINDER - Now that Daylight Saving has finished, there is an Anglican run service every Sunday night at 7pm in Invercargill. Taize service at Holy Trinity 2nd and 4th Sunday beginning Sunday 14 April and continuing approximately until daylight saving starts.  All Saints  Gladstone contemporary service 1st and 3rd Sunday throughout the year. 

  • See also https://www.calledsouth.org.nz/organisations/ 

For Southland News to pass on, contact Keith Gover: keithgover@xtra.co.nz or 027 222 4055

For all other news, contact the Diocesan Office