Diocese of Gippsland

This Victorian diocese is located in the south-east part of Victoria and is mostly rural.

Gippsland has 10 MU Branches - from Orbost to Phillip Island with 160 members.

Gippsland MU holds 3 major events each year:

  • Lady Day
  • June Join In – which is open to the community
  • MU Spring Rally

Outreach Activities

  • 260 toilet bags to women’s refuges and hospitals.
  • Activity bags filled for the children’s ward at the Warragul Hospital.
  • Support parish initiatives, particularly community meals, Samaritan’s Purse and ‘mainly music’ programs.
  • A luncheon raised $650 for the Rwandan Seeds of Peace Project Bible studies.
  • Distribution of Marriage and Baptismal kit.
  • St Barnabas MU Family Retreat Fund
  • Allowing two families invited to the MU Abbey of St Barnabas Family Retreat holiday at Paynesville with the MU Chaplain and her family acting as host family.

Music Awards

• sponsorship of the student Music Awards program at St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School, and Gippsland Grammar.

History of the Diocesan President’s badge