New children’s choir hits the right note

News  |  June 29, 2015

A new children's choir delighted churchgoers during a service at St Peter's Church in St George yesterday. According to Reverend David Raths, Their Majesties Choristers “were absolutely fantastic” during a service led by Anglican Bishop Nick Dill and attended by about 160 people. “They sang very, very well — everyone was absolutely thrilled,” Rev Raths said, adding that the ch... Read more

BuzzFeed Features Island’s Unfinished Church

News  |  March 9, 2015

Popular social trend website BuzzFeed has featured St. George’s historic Unfinished Church in a post titled “The 28 Most Beautiful Abandoned Churches Around The World,” calling the properties “hauntingly gorgeous.” Other churches featured on the list include structures in Russia, Maui, Ireland, Italy, the United States, Macedonia, the United Kingdom, Indonesia, Turkey, Bulgaria, an... Read more

200th anniversary of sailor’s death marked

News  |  February 23, 2015

Scores of people gathered at St Peter's Church in St George at the weekend to mark the 200th anniversary of the death of Midshipman Richard Sutherland Dale. Governor George Fergusson and US Consul General Robert Settje joined St George Mayor, Garth Rothwell, and about 100 residents for the service on Saturday afternoon. “We had a good crowd turn out for the anniversary,” said Mr Rot... Read more