BISHOP RELEASES PASTORAL LETTER AND VIDEO ABOUT GUN VIOLENCE

click the Bishop's seal above to read the letter and see the video

Your diocese was honored to webcast all General Convention Eucharists

Thank you for visiting us at General Convention!

Episcopal Diocese of Utah Welcomes You

serving Utah and Northern Arizona

Now that General Convention is over, we focus on our Diocesan Convention. Online nomination forms for office are available

As pursuant to diocesan canons, the Bishop has officially called for a diocesan convention. The Diocese of Utah will hold its annual Diocesan Convention October 23rd and October 24th at the Episcopal Commons (The Cathedral Church of St. Mark and the Episcopal Church Center of Utah). We will have a Diocesan Convention website very soon. In the meantime, please giver prayerful consideration to serving in diocesan government. The diocese has a number of positions that give members a meaningful way to do the work of the Lord through our government bodies. The deadline for nominations to be posted to the web is... Read more


Diocesan Convention Resolution Deadline Nears!

The deadline for filing resolutions for Diocesan Convention as prescribed in canons of the diocese is July 25, 2015. To file a resolution, download the form found here. Please note the applicable Canon and note from the Chancellor. The filing deadline for resolutions is in order to permit time for required review by the Convention Resolutions Committee and/or the Committee on Constitution and Canons. This deadline is July 25, 2015. Resolutions are required to be submitted on the forms prescribed and available in the download found above. Resolutions proposing amendments to the Constitution or Canons are required to be written... Read more


Bishop thanks host Utah Diocese members for General Convention

The smallest diocese to ever host a modern General Convention has set an extremely high standard of hospitality in our church. This sums up virtually every comment I received in Salt Palace hallways, hotel elevators, at receptions, on the streets, and in business meetings. You, who have blessed our diocese these past years have now blessed the entire Episcopal Church with your dedication, love of the church, and love of Christ. I truly believe you did the Lord’s work during GC78. I am proud of you, humbled by you, and inspired by your witness to our Episcopal Church and to... Read more


Memorial Service held for the Rev. Lee Shaw

Services for the Rev. W. Lee Shaw were held Tuesday, July 7th at the Cathedral Church of St. Mark.  A packed church celebrated the life of th344e retired priest of St. Stephen’s, West Valley City. Father Shaw, who also served St. Michael's in Brigham City and St. James in Midvale,  died June 27th. The Rt. Rev. Scott B. Hayashi said, “Lee was beloved of many people in our diocese. In turn, he loved the people of our diocese.  Into paradise may the angels lead him. At his coming may the martyrs receive him,... Read more


Utah Showcase caps Utah’s GC host diocese functions

_CNP7026 _CNP7034 _CNP7618 _CNP7722 _CNP7393 In an evening that highlighted Utah's diversity in faith traditions, a capacity Salt Lake Tabernacle crowd was treated to the "Utah Showcase." The July 1st event featured dinner on the grounds of the historic Temple Square, followed by the performances. Bishop Scott B. Hayashi welcomed the crowd to nearly two hours of... Read more