Canon Dr Paula Gooder, Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral London and well-known New Testament Scholar will be our Guest Preacher on Sunday 4 August at our 10.30am Choral Eucharist.
Paula is one of today’s best known New Testament theologians, a scholar and teacher and is a Licensed Lay Reader in the Church of England. She was previously Director of Mission Learning and Development at the Diocese of Birmingham and Theologian in Residence at the Bible Society (UK). Paula has also written a number of books including Journey to the Empty Tomb, Body: Biblical Spirituality for the Whole Person and Heaven. As Chancellor of St Paul’s Cathedral London, Paula has responsibility for growing and leading the Cathedral’s expanding theological and learning programme.
On that day, we will also mark Hiroshima Peace Day with members of Melbourne’s Japanese Community.