Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep." (Romans 12:15 ESV)
The news broke this morning that the Supreme Court has decided not to hear the appeals from the five states, Utah, Indiana, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin to overturn the ruling of the lower courts in regard to marriage between same-sex couples. This means that the same-sex couples in these states, and twenty-five others, should be able to have their relationships legally recognized. It should also give to those couples the benefits accorded to heterosexual married couple regarding adoption, tax benefits, hospital visitation... Read more
Now is the time to think about the Diocesan Convention for 2014. Important deadlines for nominations and resolutions are approaching. See all the information on the special website for the Diocesan Convention by clicking on this link. The website is also available on mobile devices. You may also reach the website directly at www.diocesanconvention2014.org.... Read more
Thousands of Episcopalians from around the world will join together in Downtown Salt Lake City for the 78th Episcopal General Convention set for June 25 - July 3, 2015, at the Salt Palace Convention Center.
Plan now to help welcome fellow Episcopalians from around the world to The Episcopal Church General Convention 2015. Bishop Hayashi and the Diocese of Utah cordially invite you and your friends to join in volunteering to make this a memorable convention. Click here for more volunteer information Register here now to volunteer Members of the wider community and all faiths are welcome to participate. Choose to volunteer 4 hours, 40 hours, or more depending... Read more
Saturday, April 25, 2015Hosted by The Rt. Rev. Scott B. Hayashi At the cathedral Church of St. Mark 231 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111 Registration: 9:00 - 10:00, Dean's Hall Attendees can pick from three workshops to be offered in two sessions 10:15-11:00 AM and 11:15AM - Noon Workshop 1 Conversation with Bishop Hayashi - all about the Church and opportunity to ask questions. Workshop 2 Holy Threads - History of church vestments and opportunity for all to model vestments of the Bishop, Priest, Deacon and Sub-Deacon. Presented by... Read more