St Matthew in the City - Latest News [Page 2]

Church Finds Hope In Election Of Lesbian Bishop

Thursday, 10 December 2009, 2:16 pm | St Matthew in the City

St Matthew-in-the-City rejoices in the elections of Mary Glasspool and Diane Bruce, bishops-elect of the Diocese of Los Angeles on their historic election. Archdeacon Glynn Cardy points out that “Not only did they elect two outstanding and deeply ... More >>

Inter Faith Prayer Vigil for Peace in Sri Lanka

Friday, 1 May 2009, 10:24 am | St Matthew in the City

Thousands of Tamils have been killed and are continuing to be killed in the latest violence in Sri Lanka, we come together as one to pray for peace The Tamil Women’s Organisation (New Zealand) is organising an Inter Faith Prayer Vigil for Peace in ... More >>

Erebus Book of Remembrance Recovered

Thursday, 2 April 2009, 2:50 pm | St Matthew in the City

St Matthew-in-the-City is delighted to report that the Erebus Book of Remembrance has been found and returned. Andrew, a rough sleeper, who is a client of the City Mission, found the book discarded in a trash bag in the Jewish section of the historic ... More >>

Apostle for Peace returns to NZ for Easter

Thursday, 19 March 2009, 10:28 am | St Matthew in the City

Canon Paul Oestreicher will be preaching at St Matthew-in-the-City at Good Friday and Easter morning services. Archdeacon Glynn Cardy is deeply honoured to welcome this remarkable “Apostle for Peace and Reconciliation” who is Canon Emeritus ... More >>

Xmas Fairy cleared for take-off at St Matthew’s

Monday, 22 December 2008, 4:52 pm | St Matthew in the City

The Children’s Christmas Eve service at St Matthew-in-the-City is always full of surprises and this year will be no exception. Assisting Santa, who descends from the ceiling of the church, will be the Christmas Fairy who with wings, wand and fairy ... More >>

St Matthew-in-the-City hosts 90th Remembrance Day

Tuesday, 4 November 2008, 11:09 am | St Matthew in the City

This Sunday is the 90th commemoration of the end of WWI. Lest the cost of war fade from our collective memories, we will remember those who have served our country on war-torn battlefields and will celebrate those who are fighting for peace today. More >>

St Matthew-in-the-City hosts 90th Remembrance Day

Wednesday, 29 October 2008, 5:07 pm | St Matthew in the City

This Sunday is the 90th anniversary of Armistice Day. Lest the cost of war fade from our collective memories, we will remember those who have served our country on war-torn battlefields and will celebrate those who are fighting for peace today. More >>

St Matthew-in-the-City honours ANZAC Ploughshares

Monday, 5 May 2008, 3:47 pm | St Matthew in the City

Last Wednesday three Christians were arrested for breaking into the military facility at Waihopai, New Zealand. With sickles they punctured a balloon that covered intelligence-gathering equipment. They then knelt down to pray for all victims of war. More >>

New Zealand’s first U2charist

Thursday, 2 November 2006, 3:33 pm | St Matthew in the City

Calling all fans of U2, people looking for a thought-provoking and entertaining night out, and those who want to help make a difference. On November 17 at 8pm join St Matthew-in-the-City and Oxfam New Zealand in their effort to MakePovertyHistory by ... More >>

St Matthew-in-the-City hosts Remembrance Day

Tuesday, 31 October 2006, 10:45 am | St Matthew in the City

This year marks the 88th anniversary of Remembrance Day, which commemorates the armistice that ended the First World War and the sacrifice of those who died serving New Zealand in this and other armed conflicts. More >>

Cocktails and Carols to support an Auckland Icon

Tuesday, 10 October 2006, 5:14 pm | St Matthew in the City

Corporates, Christmas-lovers and caring Aucklanders are invited to celebrate the advent of the festive season on Friday 10 November at the Christmas-in-the-City Gala Ball; a quintessential Christmas experience in the grandeur of St-Matthew-in-the-City ... More >>

St Matthew-in-the-City presents U2charist

Tuesday, 10 October 2006, 11:00 am | St Matthew in the City

Fans of U2 music are invited to gather at St Matthew-in-the-City on Friday 17 November at 8pm to be part of New Zealand’s first U2charist. More >>

South African Archbishop faces new challenge

Monday, 15 August 2005, 10:11 am | St Matthew in the City

“Poverty is the new apartheid,” The Archbishop of Capetown, The Most Rev. Njongonkulu Ndungane, told parishioners at St Matthew-in-the-City in central Auckland on Sunday. More >>

South African Archbishop to speak at Church

Tuesday, 2 August 2005, 4:47 pm | St Matthew in the City

On Sunday 14th August at 10am, St Matthew-in-the-City is privileged to welcome the Most Rev Njongonkulu Ndungane, Archbishop of Cape Town, and Primate of the Province of Southern Africa, who will speak at the morning service. More >>

100 years of love at St Matthew-in-the-City

Friday, 8 July 2005, 12:35 am | St Matthew in the City

Last year, 75 couples were married at Auckland’s St Matthew-in-the-City Anglican Church. That would be considered an average year. More >>

St Matthew-in-the-City celebrates being gay

Thursday, 23 June 2005, 11:27 am | St Matthew in the City

Auckland’s St Matthew-in-the-City Anglican Church is home for a community of gay and lesbian Christians. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of that group, the Auckland Community Church (ACC). More >>

PM to Open “The Spirit of Sculpture” exhibition

Wednesday, 15 June 2005, 12:16 am | St Matthew in the City

The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon. Helen Clark, will open “The Spirit of Sculpture” exhibition on June 16 at Auckland’s St Matthew-in-the-City Anglican Church. More >>

Tizard to open sculpture exhibition - St Matthew’s

Friday, 3 June 2005, 2:02 pm | St Matthew in the City

An art exhibition to be held in St Matthew-in-the-City Anglican Church is to be opened on June 16 by Auckland MP, Hon. Judith Tizard, Associate Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister. More >>

St Matthew’s Centenary Organ Recital Series

Monday, 23 May 2005, 10:49 am | St Matthew in the City

As part of celebrations for its Centenary, Auckland’s St Matthew-in-the-City Anglican Church is holding a series of lunchtime concerts featuring some of the city’s finest organists. More >>

St Matthew’s to launch book:“A Place on the Edge"

Wednesday, 11 May 2005, 12:45 am | St Matthew in the City

Q: What do the Springbok Tour protests; Auckland’s first gay church and Nelson Mandela have in common? A: They all feature in the story of St Matthew-in-the-City. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL