Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and his staff, Utah Bishop Scott B. Hayashi, and the clergy of the Diocese of Utah welcome you to the Episcopal Church in Utah and Northern Arizona

Cuba Welcomed Back into The Episcopal Church as a Diocese

The Episcopal Church’s Houses of Bishops and Deputies voted unanimously to re-admit The Episcopal Church of Cuba as a diocese of the Episcopal Church. The Diocese of Cuba will become part of Province II. The houses passed resolution A238 which reversed the 1966 removal of Cuba from the General Convention. For more information on resolution A238 please click here. Bishop Hayashi served as secretary of the legislative committee that offered the recommendation of adoption. He said it was simply time to do the right thing and welcome Cuba. He says there... Read more

Title IV Website Unveiled to Whole Church at General Convention

The Title IV training website is now live and was enthusiastically received by the full church at General Convention. The Diocese of Utah is grateful to have been entrusted with the task of creating the important training materials to help prevent clergy misconduct through education. The full site along with a demonstration of how to use it can be found at Read more

United Thank Offering Approves Grant for Sudanese Congregation

During General Convention, the United Thank Offering announced approved grants. The Sudanese congregation at All Saints has been awarded $18,000 for a much-needed van. The van will provide transportation for those who need it. It serves our treasured and vibrant congregation of those of Sudanese heritage. To find out about the church-wide grants that were awarded by United Thank Offering this year, click here.
Top photo: UTO Ingathering at GC79
Bottom photo: Sudanese Congregational Choir
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Bishop Scott B. Hayashi Elected to Executive Council

The Rt. Rev. Scott Hayashi has been elected to The Episcopal Church Executive Council. The EC serves to govern The Episcopal Church by carrying out resolutions and actions passed in General Convention. This is an honor for the Bishop and our diocese. The Executive Council regularly meets in between each General Convention. The next EC meeting is in October. The next General Convention will be held in 2021.... Read more