Welcome to a Sanctuary
Welcome to our new Vicar
Jonathan Gale will be inducted as the next Vicar of St Peter's on Thursday 11 September at 7.30pm
Join us to welcome Jonathan and his wife Faith to our parish.
After the induction service there will be supper served in the hall. This will provide an opportunity to meet and chat with Jonathan.
St Peter’s is part of the landscape of Takapuna, it is a place that tells and aims to reveal God as part of the everyday lives of people. The church is a sanctuary; a place set apart that aims to give life and to reflect the community.
At the heart of the parish is worship. However sanctuaries are also places set apart for music, art, young children, the elderly and families. At St Peter’s we value the tradition of the Anglican Church but also seek to be a church that is relevant to its context and so church occurs in many ways through the week. St Peter’s has different styles of worship, mainly music, a choir, choral and organ concerts, study groups and coffee groups. A sanctuary can also be a place of learning. On the St Peter’s site is Lakeview Private Kindergarten, an early childhood learning centre that leases some of the grounds and so the sound of children’s voices echo round the grounds. People choose to come to St Peter’s for funerals, weddings and baptisms and there is a Memorial Garden where ashes can be interred and a quiet place to remember those who have died. From within the community different groups hire out the hall facilities. So come to this sanctuary, it is a place set apart for all to encounter each other and to encounter God. We look forward to welcoming you.
We are pleased to introduce Jonathan Gale as the Vicar-elect of the Parish of Takapuna. Please see attached Biography.
Please see the Service Times page for all services.