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Services

Gatherings for 2018

Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
25 Jan
Gathering round the table
All of us
22 Feb
"Reflections of Summer"
Pete
22 March
Upside Down Easter
Pete
26 April
100 Years since WWI - What have we learned?
Pete
May 17
AIDS memorial Service - Details TBA
 
24 May
Galaxies 25th Birthday!
Film: The sum of us
Ryan
21 June
Galaxies AGM ... and
Winter Theme
 
Pete
26 July
Winter theme
 
Ryan
23 Aug
Winter Theme
Ryan
20 Sep
Spring theme
Ryqn
25 Oct
Video
Ryan
22 Nov
Spring theme
Ryan
 
27 December
No Service
 
 

 Gatherings for 2017

Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
25 Jan
Picnic in the Dell (behind the rose garden in the botanic gardens)
Pete & Fergus
22 March
Upside Down Easter
Pete & Fergus
26 April
Anzac day rememberance
Pete
May 17
Gathering around the table
 All of us
24 May
Galaxies 24th Birthday!
All of us!
21 June
 
Pete & Fergus
26 July
Video.
 
Pete
23 Aug
Pete
20 Sep
Internationl Day of Peace
Pete
25 Oct
Season of Creation
Pete
22 Nov
Season of light.
Pete/Fergus
27 December
No Service
 

Gatherings for 2016

Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
23 Jan
Picnic in the Dell (behind the rose garden in the botanic gardens)
Pete & Fergus
20 March
Pete & Fergus
15 May
AIDS memorial Service - Details TBA
 
22 May
Galaxies 23th Birthday!
All of us!
19 June
 
Pete & Fergus
24 July
Video.
 
Pete
21 Aug
Galaxies AGM
Pete
23 Oct
Season of Creation
Pete
20 Nov
Pete/Fergus
25 December
No Service
 

Gatherings for 2015

Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
25 Jan
Picnic in the Dell (behind the rose garden in the botanic gardens)
Pete & Fergus
22 March
Pete & Fergus
May 17
AIDS memorial Service - Details TBA
 
24 May
All of us!
21 June
 
Pete & Fergus
26 July
Video.
 
Pete
23 Aug
Pete
25 Oct
Pete
22 Nov
Pete/Fergus
27 Dec
No Service
 

Gatherings for 2014

Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
18 Jan
Out in the Square picnic -
 
23 March
Pete & Fergus
27 April
A flower communion
Please bring a flower or flowers with you.
Adaped from UUA service
Pete
TBA
AIDS memorial Service
 
25 May
All of us!
22 June
 
Pete & Fergus
27 July
Video.
 
Pete
24 Aug
Galaxies AGM
Pete
21 Sep
Internationl Day of  Peace - Spiritual Cinema Circle video
Pete
26 Oct
Season of Creation
Pete
23 Nov
Season of light.
Pete/Fergus
28 Dec
No Service
 

Gatherings for 2013

Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
27 Jan
No Meeting -
 
24 Feb
Picnic at Bolton St Cemetary (if fine) otherwise "Epiphany - Celebrating the GLBTI spirit"
Pete
24 March
Pete & Fergus
28 April
A flower communion
Please bring a flower or flowers with you.
Adaped from UUA service
Pete
TBA
AIDS memorial Service
 
26 May
All of us!
23 June
 
Pete & Fergus
28 July
Spiritual Cinema Circle video.
 
Pete
25 Aug
Pete
22 Sep
Internationl Day of  Peace - Spiritual Cinema Circle video
Pete
24 Nov
Pete/Fergus
22 Dec
No Service
 

Gatherings for 2012

Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
22 Jan
Planning for 2012
 
Pete
26 Feb
Picnic at Silverstream (if fine) otherwise "Epiphany - Celebrating the GLBTI spirit"
Pete
25 March
Pete & Fergus
20 May
AIDS memorial Service 6pm
St. Andrew's on The Terrace
 
Body Positive in partnership with the National Collective of People Living with HIV.
27 May
Galaxies 20th Birthday!
All of us!
24 June
 
Pete & Fergus
22 July
Spiritual Cinema Circle video.
 
Pete
19 Aug
Galaxies AGM
Pete
23 Sep
Internationl Day of  Peace - Spiritual Cinema Circle video
Pete
25 Nov
Advent themed walk on the Labyrinth at Hutt Hospital (if weather fine) otherwise we will walk a silk labyrinth at St. Andrews.
Pete
24 Dec
No Service
 


Gatherings for 2011

Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
22 Jan
Picnic in Park (Bolten St Cemetery behind the Chapel)
 
Pete
26 March
Pete & Fergus
15 May
AIDS memorial Service 19:00
St. Andrew's on The Terrace
 
NZ Aids Foundation - Awhina Centre
22 May
Galaxies 19th Birthday!
Pete
25 June
 
Pete & Fergus
23 July
Spiritual Cinema Circle video.
 
Pete
20 Aug
Galaxies AGM
Pete
24 Dec
No Service
 

Gatherings for 2010

Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
24 Jan
Queer Spiritual Montage - Journeys in Art, Culture & Spirit
1 pm to 5 pm
Afternoon tea at 3:00
St. Andrew's Church
This is part of the Proud Festival 2010
 
Pete
28 Feb
 
Pete/Tony (facilitator)
18 May
AIDS memorial Service 18:30
 
St. Andrew's Church
23 May
Galaxies 18th Birthday!
Pete
27 June
 
Pete & Fergus
25 July
Spiritual Cinema Circle video.
 
Pete
22 Aug
Galaxies AGM.
Pete
26 Sep
Internationl Day of  Peace
Pete
24 Oct
Season of Creation.
Pete
28 Nov
Advent Carol service
Pete
26 Dec
Christmas down under.
 
Gatherings for 2009
Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
22 Feb
Spirit in Art - Letting our creativity flow.
 
Pete
26 April
Spiritual Cinema Circle video.
Pete
18 May
AIDS memorial Service.
 
St Andrew's Church
24 May
Galaxies 17th Birthday!
Pete
28 June
 
Pete & Fergus
23 Aug
Pete
20 Sep
Galaxies AGM
Pete
25 Oct
Pete
22 Nov
Pete
27 Dec
Pete

Gatherings for 2008

Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
6 Jan
No Service
 
 
20 Jan
 
 Pete
3 Feb
Pot luck picnic dinner in the Bolten St. park/cemetery.
- Liturgy & Reflectiion on feast of Saint John the Baptist (Christian) & Litha (Wiccan)
 Pete
17 Feb
Pete
6 Apr
 
 Pete
27 Apr
Spiritual Cinema Circle Video evening
 
 Pete
18 May
AIDS memorial Service
18:30 at the Ilott Theatre, Town Hall
Organised by the Awhina Centre
25 May
Galaxies 16th Birthday
Sweet Sixteen
Pete
26 Oct
Pete
28 Dec
Christmas down under
Pete

Gatherings for 2007

Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
7 Jan
No Service
 
 4 Feb
Pot luck picnic dinner in the Bolten St. park/cemetary.
- Service
- Reflection on
feast of Saint John the Baptist(Christian) & Litha (Wiccan)
Pete 
18 Feb
Making & Walking the Labrynth
- at Scorching Bay beach
 Pete
4 Mar
A flower communion
Please bring a flower or flowers with you.
Adaped from UUA service
Pete 
18 Mar
Autumn Equinox - The Twilight Zone.
Reflection on  Mabon/Sabbits (Pagan/Wiccan)
Pete 
20 May
AIDS memorial Service
- City Gallery 6:30
 Awhina Centre
17 June
Winter Solstice (22 June) & Matariki:- Maori New Year
- Celebrating the start of warmer days...eventually
Pete 
15 July
 Pete
5 Aug
Spring has (almost) sprung! Reflections on
Imbolic (Celtic), Oimelc (pagan) & St.Bridgit's Day (Christian), Candlemas,Pakawera & Honganui Spring Festivals.
- Service Sheet
- First Light reflection
 Pete
19 Aug
Blessing of the fields (Christian) - further reflections on traditional Spring festivals
- Service Sheet
- Rogation Sunday reflection
Pete & Fergus 
2 Sept
Hiroshima Day
- What lessons can we still learn?
- Service Sheet
 Pete
17 Sept
 Pete
7 Oct
Walpurgis Night festival - bonfire on the beach.(weather permitting)
Reflections on  the similar Beltane (Celtic) & May Eve(nth Hemi) (Wicca) festivals.
Liturgy
Pete
 
21 Oct
 Pete
4 Nov
All Saints reflection - Remembering those who have passed on.
Liturgy
 Pete
18 Nov
Light of lights.
What is Hanukkah (Jewish) all about? + AGM
Liturgy
 Pete & Fergus
2 Dec
 Pete & Fergus
16 Dec
Pot Luck dinner and some light liturgy on the side!
 Pete

Gatherings for 2006

Date
Theme of Service
Liturgy
1 Jan
No Service
 
15 Jan
 
Sylvia
5 Feb
 Don't let other people define you!
Pete
19 Feb
 Insulting God
Tony
19 Mar
Reflections of the G&L fair -  The spirit in Art
Fergus
2 Apr
Pete/Norman
16 Apr
Easter Liturgy
Tony
7 May
 Galaxies 14th Birthday
Fionnaigh
21 May
   Awhina Centre
16 July
Pete/Fergus
20 Aug
Pete & Fergus 
17 Sept
 Pete/Fergus
1 Oct
  Pete
5 Nov
Fergus & Pete
19 Nov
Steering Group Mtg
7:00
3 Dec
Christmas down under - A Pot-pourri of Poetry
Pete
17 Dec
No Meeting
 
 
 
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