With great pleasure we announce that the Reverend Katie Lawrence has been appointed as the next Canon Precentor at the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul.
In February the Salvation Army held their State of the Nation address in the Loaves and Fishes Hall. This year’s report Are You Well? Are We Safe? takes a well-being approach to considering our social progress as a nation. It looks at the differences between those of us who are doing okay and the most vulnerable New Zealanders.
On Sunday 27 January we celebrate our Patronal Festival with a Festal Choral Eucharist at 10am followed by a congregational lunch. We invite you to contribute to the lunch by bringing either a salad, dessert or something to drink. Pixie Rowe and a team will be coordinating. Please let the office know what you'll bring, and if you're prepared to help with running the lunch - either email firstname.lastname@example.org or add your name to the list on the desk at the rear of the Nave.
On Sunday the 26th of August, the Cathedral Choir will present A Mass for Ordinary Time, a jazz-inspired collaborative setting of the Mass by Norman Meehan and Michael Stewart. This was written for the Cathedral in 2016, and will be recorded by the choir in the next couple of weeks with a view to online distribution. Norman will lead a jazz combo of drums and string bass from the piano – come and sing some favourite jazz standards such as When the Saints go Marching In and Ev’ry time I feel the Spirit.
Morph is a TED style theological event that brings theologians from across New Zealand and around the globe to the Cathedral. It will be held in the Cathedral on Friday 17 August from 7-9pm. Visit this page for more information.
We're extremely excited to be running our Kids' Sustainable Fashion Show again this year! Kia ora! This is the third year we have run our show and we are looking forward to some exciting new ways for you to participate this year.
Have a look at this page on our website for more information and inspiration.
Experience the incredible sounds of authentic African worship and move your body to energetic rhythms and dancing. With their vibrant costumes and big smiles, these talented youngsters are sure to light up the stage and your heart, sharing the Gospel of hope through song, dance and inspiring testimonies.
Dear Cathedral Whanau
It is our great joy that Reverend David Rowe has accepted the call to join you in July as Dean of the Cathedral. We are grateful to him and Pixie for making this commitment to serve you in this next season.
As we lead into General Synod where Motion 29 on the blessing of same-sex relationships will be debated, we felt that it is important to clarify some conversations which we understand have been taking place around David’s position on this issue.