Sermon Scripts and Orders of Service
Previous sermons can be found here.
Previous orders of service can be found here.
If you are hearing impaired, and would like a script prior to the service, please contact the Knox office ahead of the Sunday service and we will do our best to provide you with a script and full order of service.
Liturgies, Prayers and Music
Liturgies and prayers
Our Associate Minister, Jordan Redding, has been part of a project to develop liturgies within the tertiary chaplaincy setting. You can peruse the liturgies here. Their services include:
Services of Holy Communion
Blessings for a home (incl. after a death)
Vigil for climate justice
Service of commissioning
Blessing of a residential college
At our evening service, we have been developing shorter contemplative refrains. Please, feel free to use and adapt these for your own context.
"E te Ariki, kia aroha mai | O Lord, have mercy"
A contemporary version of the Kyrie
"Out of our distress we call to you, O God"
A refrain based on Jonah's Prayer
"Come, Holy Spirit"
A hymn of epiclesis
A new lyrical setting to the well-known "Be still for the presence of the Lord" focused on God's incarnational presence in creation
"Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening"
A prayer of illumination based on Samuel's call (1 Sam 3)
"Be silent, be still"
A musical setting to a "bidding prayer" from Melling Abbey
A sung blessing on taking off our grave-clothes
A short sung prayer for the Holy Spirit
A sung setting for the breaking of bread and lifting of the cup
A sung prayer based on Romans 8
Prayers and Litanies
Public Statements & Articles
"Hope of Waitangi Day key to healing", opinion piece in the ODT (4/2/22) by Rev. Dr. Kerry Enright
"Even as 'care', trying to change who people are is deeply harmful", opinion piece in the ODT (10/9/21) by Rev. Dr. Jordan Redding
"Maintaining their ministry online", ODT article (30/8/21) by Peter McIntosh
"Diversity of views on equal marriage", opinion piece in the ODT (29/5/15) by Rev. Dr. Kerry Enright
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