St Peter's Online
Worship Services at St Peter's have been temporarily suspended due to the current COVID-19 Pandemic. But while our doors are closed, St Peter's Parish will carry on.
In this section you will find a number of resources to sustain you whilst there are no physical services.
Keep checking in as new content will be added regularly. You can also follow us on Facebook.com/StPetersAnglicanChurchPalmerstonNorth and also ask to be added to the Fisherfolk of St Peter's Group.
From Deacon Faye
As we journey through Holy Week to the Easter celebration we are unable to meet as usual in our church building..... it is a building. An important building in our community nonetheless. It is about community and we are all currently
Your emotional and mental wellbeing is extremely important.
It is normal to feel stressed or lonely when self-isolating.
There are some things you can do to improve your sense of well-being.
Even if you are not sick you may be feeling anxious about COVID-19. This is normal.
Reach out to your usual supports – family and whanau, fri
This section contains readings, collects and reflections which you can use in your own Holy Week journey.
Holy Week Services
Monday in Holy Week
Tuesday in Holy Week
Currently St Peter's has no streamed services planned. But opportunities to attend those from other Anglican churches will be listed here as they become known.
Evening Prayer at 8pm with Katie Marcar
Katie Marcar be saying Evening Prayer at every night 8pm on Zoom. She will follow this order of service:
Sunday 5 April 2020 - Palm Sunday
Lesson: Isaiah 50:4-9a Epistle: Philippians 2:5-11 Gospel: Matthew 26:14 –27:66
Sentence of the Day
Anne Chrisp - Anglican Priest is offering a series of reflections under the title Love in Troubled Times by email and Anne has also kindly given permission for these to be published on this website.
Message from Anne
Now, when many regular gatherings are dissolving, I wo
A collection of Prayers, Poems and Reflections which have been used in Sermons or Gatherings. May they be of use to you as well.
On this page you will find a list of useful external links where you can access resources including an online version of A New Zealand Prayer Book.
A New Zealand Prayer Book / He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa Online
The online version of ANZPB/HKMOA available at this link is the only officially permitted online version.
A collection of sermons from past clergy which might be worth reading again!
The Rev. Anne Chrisp
'I give thanks for all that you are - and I pray for all that you yet may be'[PDF] February 24 2019
"God our Anchor in an Everchanging World" [PDF] Janu