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October 17th, 2017

Year of Mark Study Day - Trinity College

Trinity Theological College is holding it’s annual study day to look at the upcoming Year of Mark on Saturday the 4th of November! A great day of reflecti… read more

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October 9th, 2017

Special Session of Synod to be held on Saturday 16 December 2017

A special session of the Thirty-Eighth Synod will be held in St Paul’s Cathedral, Sale on Saturday 16 December 2017 commencing at 9.30am. The Synod session wi… read more

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September 29th, 2017

Victorian Council of Churches - October 2017 Newsletter

A Reflection - One of the immeasurable gifts of this position is that of visiting and being amongst God’s people. During this past month I have been humbled t… read more

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August 31st, 2017

Anglicare Thankyou Morning/Afternoon Teas

Anglicare will be holding morning/afternoon teas in appreciation for the partnerships that they have with our local parishes. Anglicare will also be speaking ab… read more

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August 29th, 2017

Bishop Goldsworthy Appointed Archbishop of Perth

The Anglican Bishop of Gippsland, the Right Reverend Kay Goldsworthy, AO, has been elected as the new Archbishop of Perth. Bishop Goldsworthy, who was awarded t… read more

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August 18th, 2017

Parish Partnership Grants - CLOSING 25 SEPTEMBER 2017

Applications are being called for from parishes in the Diocese for Parish Partnerships Funding. Grants up to $5000 are available. Applications close on 25 Septe… read more

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August 8th, 2017

Re-Visioning Belief - Trinity College Study Day

Re-Visioning Belief: Study Day INTERPRETING THE BIBLE IN TODAY’S FRACTURED WORLD Dealing with the difficult issues facing us today can often feel like being f… read more

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August 3rd, 2017

Parish Treasurers' Consultations to be held around the Diocese

Five treasurers’ consultations will be held around the Diocese from September through to November this year. A number of issues connected to the parish treasu… read more

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August 2nd, 2017

Op Shop Workshop to be held in Drouin - October 2017

A workshop for those who run Op Shops in the Diocese will be held at Christ Church Drouin on Monday 30 October 2017 commencing at 10.00am. Participants will hea… read more

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August 1st, 2017

August 2017 Gippsland Anglican now available

The August edition of the Gippsland Anglican is now available. read more

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August 1st, 2017

Open letter to the Premier of Victoria from Heads of Churches

An open letter was sent to the Premier Daniel Andrews on the 31st of July 2017 by heads of Churches in Victoria. It is reported that Legislation regarding Assis… read more

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July 25th, 2017

Fran Grimes Commissioned at Korumburra/Poowong

Congratulations to the Rev’d Dr Fran Grimes who was commissioned on Sunday the 23rd of July as Priest-in-Charge of the Parish of Korumburra/Poowong! Fran … read more

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July 5th, 2017

Defence Force Bishop Ian Lambert to visit Gippsland

The Anglican Bishop to the Defence Force, Bishop Ian Lambert, will be visiting Gippsland on 25 July and will be available to meet and discuss opportunities to s… read more

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July 4th, 2017

The Demise of Haystacks and the Future of the Rural Church

"Like haystacks, small rural churches are largely a strategy of the past. After all, they are not efficient, too labor intensive and not a strategic use of… read more

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June 28th, 2017

NAIDOC Week 2017

NAIDOC Week will be held this year from the 2nd till the 9th of July. The 2017 theme - Our Languages Matter - aims to emphasise and celebrate the unique and ess… read more

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June 28th, 2017

July 2017 Gippsland Anglican now available

The July Edition of the Gippsland Anglican is now available. read more

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June 28th, 2017

Commissioning of Fran Grimes as Priest-in-Charge of Korumburra/Poowong Parish

The Reverend Fran Grimes has accepted appointment as Priest in Charge of the parish of Korumburra/Poowong and will be commissioned on Sunday the 23rd at 4pm at … read more

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June 14th, 2017

Bishop Kay Goldsworthy Appointed an AO

Photo and Story from Gippsland Times - 13 June 2017 read more

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June 13th, 2017

Consecration of Bishop Manasseh Gahima

The Diocese congratulates The Right Reverend Manasseh Gahima. who was ordained Bishop on 28 May in the Diocese of Gahini, Rwanda. This Diocese is a partner Dioc… read more

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June 13th, 2017

Ordination of David Perryman to Priesthood

The Diocese congratulates The Rev’d David Perryman who was ordained priest on the 10th of June at St Paul’s Cathedral. David is now licensed as Prie… read more

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June 7th, 2017

Diocesan Lay Readers' Training Days

Two Lay Readers’ Training Days will be conducted by the Bishop at Bairnsdale and Drouin in July and August 2017. Please book at the following websites: Ba… read more

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June 6th, 2017

June 2017 Gippsland Anglican now available

The June Edition of the Gippsland Anglican is now available. read more

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June 1st, 2017

The Abbey Winter Program

An exciting and stimulating program of events will be held at the Abbey over the winter period. You are encouraged to participate and to invite your friends. read more

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May 31st, 2017

Synod 2017

Our Diocesan Synod was held over the weekend. Thank you to all who attended and for your ongoing prayers! You can find copies of the President’s Address, … read more

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May 31st, 2017

The Abbey Reception Centre Takes Shape

The Abbey Reception centre is now under construction and on Tuesday 23 May 2017 the erection of frame began. read more

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April 16th, 2017

Bishop Kay's Easter Sermon 2017 - Don't be afraid

In Matthew’s gospel, it’s an earthquake that heralds the announcement to the women of Jesus’ Resurrection. This day, the first day of the new week, the fi… read more

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April 11th, 2017

Stop the Traffik - Carolyn Kitto

Carolyn Kitto a powerful voice for Stop the Traffik invites people to take a moment and think about the Easter eggs they will buy and give this Easter. The webs… read more

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April 6th, 2017

National Day of Prayer for Defence - 6th April 2017

Today a number of local clergy gathered with Defence Chaplains and personnel at RAAF base Sale to pray for the ADF, for serving members and their families; for … read more

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April 5th, 2017

April 2017 Gippsland Anglican Now Available

The April Edition of the Gippsland Anglican is now available. read more

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March 31st, 2017

Prayers at the Closure of Hazelwood Power Station

On Tuesday, Bishop Kay and Catholic Bishop Pat O’Reagan gathered with more than 80 people in Morwell to pray for the local community as Hazelwood Power St… read more

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March 21st, 2017

Royal Commission Public Hearing - The Anglican Church

Please find the link to the page and statements as listed below. read more

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February 24th, 2017

Child Protection and Grooming Workshop for Clergy and Youth Workers - 15 May 2017

DIOCESE OF GIPPSLAND One-Day Training Workshop for Clergy and those involved in youth ministry Child Protection and Grooming - Monday 15 May 2017 Facilitator: A… read more

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February 13th, 2017

Safe Churches Workshops for 2017

# Diocese of Gippsland Safe Church Awareness Workshops (Full and Refresher) 2017 Under the auspices of the Safe Church Training Agreement of the National Counc… read more

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February 7th, 2017

David Perryman Inducted at Avon

David Perryman was inducted as Curate-in-Charge of Avon on Monday 6 February 2016 in Holy Trinity Church Stratford at 7.30pm following a clergy dinner at the Ma… read more

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January 31st, 2017

February 2017 Gippsland Anglican Now Available

The February Edition of the Gippsland Anglican is now available. read more

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January 18th, 2017

Diocesan Team Meets with Bishop of Bendigo - 17 January 2017

A diocesan team led by Bishop Kay Goldsworthy met with the Bishop of Bendigo, Bishop Andrew Curnow (above), the Registrar and a member of the Diocesan Executive… read more

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January 15th, 2017

Parish Reports to Bishop-in-Council - December 2016

Parish reports to BIC in December 2016. _Christ Church, Tarraville (above) was constructed in 1856 to the design of local architects and surveyors John HW Petti… read more

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January 10th, 2017

John McIntyre Book Still Available

The untimely death in June 2014 of Bishop John McIntyre of Gippsland deprived the Anglican Church of Australia of a rare prophetic voice. He spoke out powerfull… read more

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January 10th, 2017

Boyd Mural, Morwell

‘The Ascending Christ’, a mural by Arthur Boyd was originally installed at St John’s Anglican Church in Yallourn in 1960 and unveiled at the d… read more

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January 4th, 2017

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Christmas Sermon

The sermon preached by Archbishop Justin Welby at Canterbury Cathedral on the morning of Christmas Day. Luke 2:1-20 The normal processes of life do not stop bec… read more

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January 3rd, 2017

New Archbishop for Adelaide

The Anglican Diocese of Adelaide has elected a new Archbishop, Bishop Geoffrey Smith. Bishop Smith is the current Assistant Bishop/General Manager and Registrar… read more

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December 21st, 2016

100 Years of Worship at Kilmany

A service was held at Kilmany Church in the Parish of Sale on Sunday 18 December 2016 at 2pm to celebrate 100 years of worship. The service was led by Dean Susa… read more

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December 9th, 2016

Two New Aussies

The Rev’d Graham Knott, Rector of Leongatha and Mrs June Knott became Australian Citizens at a ceremony in Leongatha on 23 November 2016. Graham’s f… read more

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December 7th, 2016

Christmas at Clifton Waters, Bairnsdale

Eighty three people sat down to a most convivial Christmas Dinner at Clifton Waters Village on 6th December, the second time the dinner has been held in the V… read more

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December 5th, 2016

Clergy Christmas Gathering

The Clergy of the Diocese gathered with their families at Bishopscourt on Saturday 3 December 2016 for a Christmas gathering. Around 50 people were present incl… read more

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October 11th, 2016

Installation of new Dean

On Saturday September 3, The Rev’d Susanna Pain was installed as the 23rd Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral, Sale. read more

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August 24th, 2016

123 Thrift Shop afternoon

On Saturday 13 August 123 Café held a Thrift Shop Afternoon to assist the fit out of the new kitchen. Many people turned up on the day to purchase second hand… read more

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August 25th, 2015

123 Pop up Restaurant, taster night

Pop up ministry brings community together through food By Rachael Lucas ABC Open Producer Besides the local mall, sporting clubs and the local pubs and nightclu… read more

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December 13th, 2014

John McIntyre Centre at The Abbey, Raymond Island

A new facility at The Abbey is to be named after the late Bishop of Gippsland, Rt Rev John McIntyre. Following Bishop John McIntyre’s untimely death in June 2… read more

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