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Episcopal Diocese of Utah Welcomes You

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Diocesan Convention nears! forms, information and special website to serve you

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). Please give prayerful consideration to serving in diocesan government.  Serving is a wonderful way to share in doing the Lord's work. CLICK HERE FOR THE DIOCESAN CONVENTION WEBSITE or cut and paste The following positions are open as the people below have completed their terms. CLICK HERE FOR A NOMINATION FORM or go to the Diocesan... Read more

Information for filing Diocesan Convention Resolutions

The deadline for filing resolutions for Diocesan Convention as prescribed in canons of the diocese was July 25, 2015.  There are provisions for resolutions filed after the deadline. Please carefully read the canons as listed below. To file a resolution, download the form found here. Again, 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... 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