Sermon: Hearing Jesus Call Mark 1

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Preached by Richard Humphrey on Sunday, January 21st, 2018

What do we think of when we hear Repent and believe in the good news?

Do we think of something that is lifechanging?

What does it have to do with fishing?


The text of the sermon can be found here.

Blooming Church 2018

From Friday, February 9th, 2018 until Sunday, February 11th, 2018

For the past 50 years St David’s Cathedral has held a Community Floral Festival that has brought church and community groups together to fill the Cathedral with floral arrangements, music and activities for the people of Hobart. The 50th Floral Festival will celebrate this milestone with a three-day event from 9 to 11 February.
The theme for Blooming Church 2018 is DEEP ROOTS in recognition of the Floral Festival’s 50-year history of bringing the community together to share an appreciation of floral art and enjoy the beauty of the Cathedral transformed with a glorious display of bountiful floral arrangements.
DEEP ROOTS focuses this year’s Floral Festival on our deep connections to faith, history, place, community and the natural world.
St David’s Cathedral, on the corner of Macquarie and Murray Streets, will be on show from Friday 9 February to Sunday11 February with a mass of beautiful exhibits by more than 50 church and community groups.
Visitors will also have the opportunity to explore this magnificent heritage building; they can climb the Bell Tower on Saturday, take a tour of the stained glass or view the Cathedral treasures on show in the cloisters.
There is also a concert on Sunday at 2:00pm.

Summary of the Event
Friday-Saturday 9am-4:30pm. Sunday 11:30am-2pm. Entry $2.50
Bell tower open Saturday
Refreshments available in Church House
Concert Sunday 2pm $10.
All funds raised by the Friends of St David’s will go to support the work of the Cathedral in our community.

Sermon: Looking Forward? Luke 2

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Preached by Richard Humphrey on Sunday, December 31st, 2017


As one year ends and another begins, are you looking forward, or are you looking back?

What can we learn about looking forward from two elderly people who encounter the infant Jesus in the temple?

The text of the sermon is here

Concert: Rod Thomson Organ Recital

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

By day, Rod’s a professor of medieval history. By night, he’s an organist extraordinaire and resident organ whizz at St David’s.

Presented in partnership with Mona Foma and Hobart Organ Society

A free recital.


Concert: Peter Warren Organ Recital

Monday, January 15th, 2018 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Organ mastery from a local multi-instrumentalist and jazz pianist. 100% organ-ic (sorry, sorry).

Presented in partnership with Mona Foma and Hobart Organ Society

A free recital.