Sunday Eucharist Sermon – 15 January 2017

A Sacramental Act: 15 January 2017

Preacher: The Very Rev’d Frank Nelson

Isaiah 49: 1 – 7,  Psalm 40: 1 – 14, 1 Corinthians 1: 1 – 9, John 1: 29 – 42

The unexpected Sacramental Act began about nine […]

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Sunday Eucharist Sermon – 1 January 2017

Sunday January 1 2017

Epiphany

Isaiah 60:1-7

Matthew 2:1-12

The Rev’d Jenny Wilson

 

In the name of God, creating ,redeeming, sanctifying, … Amen.

Arise, shine; for your light has come,
and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.
2 For darkness […]

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The Dean’s Christmas Sermon – Christmas Day 2016

The Word became Flesh
Christmas Day, 25 December 2016
Preacher: The Very Rev’d Frank Nelson, Dean of St Peter’s Cathedral
Readings: Isaiah 52: 7 – 10, John 1: 1 – 14

And the Word became flesh and lived among […]

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Sunday Eucharist Sermon – 18 December 2016

 

Preacher: The Rev’d Jenny Wilson, Canon Precentor

Readings: Isaiah 7:10-16, Matthew 1:28-25

In the name of God, creating, redeeming, sanctifying, … Amen.

Matthew is a story teller. His story has one theme and that theme is found in its opening […]

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Blue Christmas Sermon – 18 December 2016 – Advent 4

Blue Christmas’: Advent 4 18 December 2016

Preacher: The Very Rev’d Frank Nelson

Readings: Isaiah 9: 2, 6 – 7, Psalm 80: 7 – 19, John 1: 1 – 18

I’d never heard of “Blue Christmas” till this time last year when […]

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Sunday Evensong Sermon – 11 December 2016

Preacher: The Rev’d Jenny Wilson, Canon Precentor

 In the name of God, creating, redeeming, sanctifying, … Amen.

Isaiah Chapter 40. The scene is a courtroom, so the scholars tell us. What we are witnessing is a trial […]

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Sunday Eucharist Sermon – 11 December 2016

Make firm Feeble Knees: Advent 3

Preacher: The Very Rev’d Frank Nelson, Dean

Isaiah 35: 1 – 101, Psalm 146, James 5: 7 – 10, Matthew 11: 2 – 11

Don’t you just love it? Today’s extract from Isaiah 35 surely […]

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Sunday Eucharist Sermon – Advent 2 – 4 December 2016

In the name of God, creating, redeeming, sanctifying, … Amen.

Yesterday, in a synod which was marked by dignity and grace, we elected Bishop Geoff Smith, Assistant Bishop and General Manager/Registrar of the Diocese of Brisbane, […]

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Sunday Eucharist Service – First Sunday of Advent – 27 November

Church on the Move

Advent 1, 27th November 2016

Preacher: The Very Rev’d Frank Nelson

Isaiah 2: 1 – 5, Psalm 122, Romans 13: 9 – 14, Matthew 24: 36 – 44

New Zealand’s Wellington Cathedral of St Paul is a vast […]

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Sunday Evensong Sermon – 20 November 2016 – The Feast of Christ the King

Sunday November 20th 2016 Christ the King

The Gospel of Luke

The Rev’d Jenny Wilson

In the name of God, creating, redeeming, sanctifying, … Amen.

He comes into Jerusalem riding on a donkey and when he sees the city […]

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