Orders of Service

Orders of Service from morning services

Pentecost 9 – 2 August ‘God’s Politics’
Pentecost 8 – 26 Jul ‘Hidden in Plain View’
Pentecost 7 – 19 July ‘Leave it to the Gardener’
Pentecost 6 – 12 July ‘The power of words’: Rev Jordan Redding
Pentecost 5 – 5 July ‘Yoked to hope’
Pentecost 4 – 28 June ‘Divine encounters’
Pentecost 3 – 21 June ‘When our backs are up against the wall’
Pentecost 2 – 14 June ‘Sent from the tent’
Trinity Sunday – 7 June ‘Invitations into God’s life in the world’ & link to YouTube podcast
Pentecost – 31 May ‘Power for witness’ & link to YouTube podcast
Ascension Sunday – 24 May ‘Waiting’ & link to YouTube podcast
Easter 6 – 17 May ‘The Spirit of truth’ & link to YouTube podcast
Easter 5 – 10 May ‘Living at home’ & link to YouTube podcast
Easter 4 – 3 May ‘Pastures Green’ & link to YouTube podcast
Easter 3 – 26 April ‘Going somewhere’ & link to YouTube podcast
Easter 2 – 19 April ‘Peace be with you’ & link to YouTube podcast: Rev Jordan Redding
Easter Day – 12 April ‘After lockdown’ & link to YouTube podcast
Good Friday – 10 April ‘Isolation and connection’ & link to YouTube podcast
Maundy Thursday – 9 April (full liturgy) & (family/isolation cluster liturgy) link to YouTube podcast here: Rev Jordan Redding
Palm Sunday – 5 April ‘Living in the spaciousness of God’ & link to YouTube podcast
Lent 5 – 29 March ‘Mess is okay’ & link to YouTube podcast
Lent 4 – 22 March ‘Seeing what’s there’
Lent 3 – 15 March ‘A spring of water’
Lent 2 – 8 March ‘Born again, again’
Lent 1 – 1 March NZ Children’s Day: Dr Jennifer Macleod
Transfiguration Sunday – 23 February ‘Up to the diving board’
Epiphany 6 – 16 February ‘Heart to heart’
Epiphany 5 – 9 February ‘Living the law’
Epiphany 4 – 2 February ‘Poetry and Piety’ – giving thanks for the music of Shirley Murray
Epiphany three – 26 January ‘Beyond the bush-line – taking adventurous paths’
Epiphany Two – 19 January: Rev Jordan Redding
Epiphany One – 12 January: Rev Peter Wishart
Christmas Two – 5 January ‘In and out of time’

2019
Christmas One – 29 December ‘Faith amid horror’
Christmas Day – 25 December ‘Joseph the Dreamer’
Advent 4 – 22 December ‘Emmanuel God-with-us’: Rev Jordan Redding
Advent 3 – 15 December ‘Preparing the way’
Advent 2 – 8 December “When wilderness is home’
Advent 1 – 12 December ‘Keeping awake’
Christ the King & Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan – November 24: Rev Anne Thomson
Pentecost 22 – 10 November ‘Children of the resurrection’
Pentecost 21 – 3 November ‘Learning to climb trees’
Pentecost 20 – 27 October Reformation Sunday ‘A world-wide family of faith’
Pentecost 19 – 20 October Presbyterian Support Otago: Helen Short
Pentecost 18 – 13 October ‘By love and labour’: Rachel Tombs
Pentecost 17 – 6 October ‘When service gets tough’
Pentecost 16 – 29 September ‘The Great Chasm’
Pentecost 15 – 22 September ‘Undermining an unjust economy’
Pentecost 14 – 15 September ‘Jesus likes joy’
Pentecost 13 – 8 September ‘Like artefacts being fashioned’
Pentecost 12 – 1 September ‘Inverting Order’
Pentecost 11 – 25 August ‘Youth Sunday Service’
Pentecost 10 – 18 August ‘Disturbing the Peace’
Pentecost 9 –  11 August ‘Where your treasure is’
Pentecost 8 – 4 August ‘Hidden with Christ in God’
Pentecost 7 – 28 July ‘Shamelessness’
Pentecost 6 – 21 July 19  ‘Attending to what’s there’
Pentecost 5 – 14 July ‘From the ditch’
Matariki – 7 July ‘Receiving from the edge’
Pentecost 3 – 30 June ‘Living a new identity’
Pentecost 2 – 23 June ‘When victory isn’t enough’
Trinity Sunday – 16 June ‘Wisdom leading in playfulness’
Pentecost – 9 June ‘A community of prophets’
Easter 6 – 26 May ‘Love, learn, leave’
Easter 5 – 19 May Presbyterian Women report from 63rd UN Commission on the Status of Women: Mavis Duncanson, Kristen Weston, Anne-Marie Tangney
Easter 4 – 12 May ‘The Lord is my Shepherd’: Rev Jordan Redding
Easter 3 – 5 May ‘Living in the resurrection’
Easter 2 – 28 April ‘The risen Christ on wounded feet’
Easter Day – 21 April ‘Hidden with Christ in God’
Palm Sunday – 14 April ‘Proclamation of the Passion Story’
Lent 5 – 7 April ‘The anointing at Bethany’: Rev Carol L Grant
Lent 4 – 31 March ‘Welcome home’
Lent 3 – 24 March ‘Persisting’
Lent 2 – 17 March ‘Voicing Lament’
Lent 1 – 10 March ‘The temptations of Jesus’
Transfiguration Sunday – 3 March: Clive Pearson
Epiphany 7 – 24 February ‘In your loving is your knowing’
Epiphany 6 – 17 February ‘Heaven shall not wait’
Epiphany 5 – 10 February ‘Fishing in deep water’
Epiphany 4 – 3 February ‘Nga Kai-Rui I Te Rongopai – the Seed-sowers of the Gospel
Epiphany 3 – 27 January ‘Spirit, Word, Acton, Today’
Epiphany 2 – 20 January ‘Delighting’
Epiphany 1 – 13 January ‘Wait, there is more’
Epiphany – 6 January: Rev Kelvin Wright

2018
Christmas 1 – 30 December: Rev Peter Wishart
Christmas Day – 25 December ‘A place for each one’
Advent 4 – 23 December ‘Leaping for joy heartened with hope’
Advent 3 – 16 December: Youth group and Sunday school
Advent 2 – 9 December ‘Detox’ – Quarterly Communion
Advent 1 – 2 December ‘Relating justly’
Reign of Christ – 25 November ‘Morning report’
Pentecost 26 – 18 November ‘The Kirking of the Tartan’: Rev Carol L Grant
Pentecost 25 – 11 November Armistice Commemoration
Pentecost 24 – 4 November ‘An Adventure’: Rev Jordan Redding
Pentecost 23 – 28 October ‘Reformation Sunday’
Pentecost 2221 October ‘The road to character’
Pentecost 2114 October ‘Gatekeeper to a spacious church’
Pentecost 20 – 7 October ‘Let yourselves be built into a spiritual house’
Pentecost 19 – 30 September ‘What are we leaving our children?’
Pentecost 18 – 23 September ‘When Love robs labels of their power”
Pentecost 17 – 16 September ‘Suffrage Wisdom’
Pentecost 16 – 9 September ‘The audacity of hope’
Pentecost 14 – 26 August ‘Interview with Paul of Tarsus’: Knox Ahi Ka
Pentecost 13 – 19 August ‘The ways of wisdom’
Pentecost 12 – 12 August ‘How are we drawn to Jesus’
Pentecost 11 – 5 August ‘Gospel with young people’: Rev Sharon Ross Ensor & Rev Barry Kelk
Pentecost 10 – 29 July ‘More than enough’
Pentecost 9 – 22 July ‘Compassion wells up’
Pentecost 8 – 15 July ‘Nourishing a resilient faith’
Pentecost 7 –  8 July ‘Flying kites for Matariki’
Pentecost 6 – 1 July ‘Perspectives on healing’
Pentecost 5 – 24 June ‘Crossing the other side’
Pentecost 4 – 17 June ‘The hidden preparation’
Pentecost 3 – 10 June ‘Binding the Strong Man’
Pentecost 2 – 3 June ‘Sabbath rest’
Trinity Sunday – 27 May ‘Born of water and Spirit’: Rev Jordan Redding
Pentecost – 20 May ‘The entire house’
The Sunday after Ascension – 13 May ‘The Ascension’
Easter 6 – 6 May ‘The joy of an obedient spirit’
Easter 5 – April 29 ‘Abide in my love’
Easter 4 – April 22 ‘Laying life down’
Easter 3  – April 15 ‘Witnesses on the way’
Easter 2  – April 8 ‘God’s Hongi’
Easter Day – April 1 ‘God’s laughter’
Lent 5 – March 18 ‘From buried seed, fruitlessness’
Lent 4 – March 11 ‘Lifted up’
Lent 3 – March 4 ‘Zeal’
Lent 2 – February 25 ‘Take up the cross’
Lent 1 – February 18: Bishop Kelvin Wright
Transfiguration – February 11 ‘On this holy peak’
Epiphany 4 – January 28 ‘Even unclean spirits obey’
Epiphany 3  – January 21 ‘The call’
Epiphany 2  – January 14  ‘Then Eli perceived…’: Rev Jordan Redding
Epiphany 1  – January 7: Rev Dr Peter Matheson

2017
Christmas 1  31 December: Rev Dr Peter Matheson
Christmas Day 25 December – A surprising gift
Advent 4  24 December – Mary today
Advent 3 17 December – Sunday School play
Advent 2 10 December – When justice and peace kiss
Advent 1 3 December – Tear open the heavens and come down
Christ the King 26 November – Waiting for the New World
Pentecost 24  19 November – From fear to trust
Pentecost 23   12 November – Prepared for joy
Pentecost 22  5 November – Retelling the Parihaka story: Revs Jordan Redding and Wayne Te Kaawa
Pentecost 21  29 October –  ‘Loving God and neighbour’
Pentecost 20 22 October  –  ‘God’s things’
Pentecost 19  15 October – ‘Dressed for the feast’
Pentecost 18  8 October – ‘Hostile Takeover’
Pentecost 17 World Communion  1 October
Pentecost 16  24 September – Creation Sunday: River
Pentecost 15  17 September – ‘Praying for the nation’
Pentecost 14 Quarterly Communion  11 September – Peace Service:  Dunedin Methodist Parish & Knox Church, Dunedin
Pentecost 12  27 August – ‘Why do I still follow Jesus?’
Pentecost 11   20 August – ‘The Faith of a Canaanite Woman’: Stephen Dewdney, Youth Grow, Presbyterian Support Otago
Pentecost 10  13 August – ‘When the wind is against us’
Pentecost 9 6 August –  ‘A Palestinian Christian view’
Pentecost 8  30 July – ‘The impact of grace’
Pentecost 7  23 July – ‘Hearing creation’s groans’
Pentecost 6  16 July –  ‘Conversations in Leipzig’
Pentecost 5  9 July –  ‘Who Are We? Really?’:  Bishop Kelvin Wright
Pentecost 4  2 July –  ‘Silence: A User’s Guide’: Bishop Kelvin Wright
Pentecost 3  25 June –  ‘Matariki – The Eyes of Heaven’:  Rev Wayne Te Kaawa
Pentecost 2  18 June –  ‘Worship in the Wilderness’:  Rev Jordan Redding
Pentecost  11 June –  ‘Synergy in mystery’, Quarterly Communion
Trinity 4 June –  ‘Blowing the seed’
Easter  7 28 May –  ‘The expanse of Christ’
Easter 6  21 May – ‘Participating in the mystery of Love’
Easter 5    14 May – ‘Wharenui – the household of God’
Reformation Sunday  7 May –  Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation:  From Conflict to Communion
Easter 3  30 April – Being Community
Easter 2  23 April –  ‘A sustainable future?’:  Rev Jordan Redding
Easter Day 16 April –  ‘A defiant hope’
Palm Sunday  9 April – ‘How can we enter the city?’
Lent 5  2 April – ‘Unbinding’
Lent 4  26 March – ‘Open our eyes to behold love’s face’
Lent 3  19 March – ‘Living water’
Lent 2   12 March – ‘Breaking open’, Quarterly Communion
Lent 1  5 March – ‘When we are tested …’
Transfiguration Sunday  26 February – ‘Threshold’
Epiphany Seven 19 February – ‘Real life’:  The Rt Rev Dr Kelvin Wright
 Epiphany Six  12 February – ‘Getting to the heart of it’: Dr Rosemary Dewerse
Epiphany Five  5 February – ‘Salt-seasoning brings out God-flavours’
Epiphany Four   29 January – ‘Blessed are the … who?’
Epiphany 3  22 January – ‘What is good about the Good News?’
Epiphany 2  15 January – ‘Behold the Lamb of God’: The Very Rev Dr Graeme Redding
Epiphany 1  8 January – ‘Turning and following’: Rev Dr Sarah Mitchell
Christmas One  1 January – ‘One good word’: Rev Dr Peter Matheson

 

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