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

The Bishop’s Diocesan Birthday Message

Sunday, July 2nd marks the 150th Anniversary of The Episcopal Church in Utah and Northern Arizona. Bishop Scott B. Hayashi offers a message celebrating our history and looking forward to our future.         ... Read more

150th Anniversary website is now live

The website for the 150th anniversary of The Episcopal Church in Utah and Northern Arizona is up and running. The web address is Here you will find information on upcoming and past events, social media efforts, as well as contact information for the 150th Task Force and congregational liaisons. There is also a direct link to the 150th Anniversary survey, which is active until July 16th.... Read more

Congregations from across the diocese march together in Pride Parade

On Pentecost Sunday, Bishop Scott B. Hayashi led congregations from The Episcopal Diocese of Utah. They joined in support of the LGBTQ community by marching in the annual Pride Parade. It was a great way to continue the celebration of 150 years of social justice ministry in Utah. The diocese was the largest ecclesiastical group to participate in the parade and all received a warm welcome from other marchers as well as observers. A video was published on Facebook of Bishop Hayashi leading the procession and twirling the thurible. It has been viewed over... Read more

Work & Worship Day at Camp Tuttle

Work and worship day at Camp Tuttle was a great success. After working together, volunteers enjoyed worship in the outdoor sanctuary and a pig roast. Everyone had fun and the food was fantastic. A big thank you to all who joined in to help get camp ready for summertime. [slideshow_deploy id='3531']      ... Read more

Bishop joins Amicus Curiae brief on opposing president’s restriction on immigration

Bishop Scott B. Hayashi has joined 13 other bishops in filing an amici curiae brief that opposes President Trump's executive order restricting immigration. The brief has been filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth District. Bishop Hayashi explained his position to join the filing of the brief within his remarks and sermon delivered to the Diocesan Convention. To watch that portion of the remarks: Click Here.  To watch his entire sermon: Click Here. To read a press story about the Bishops' action: Click Here. To read the brief: Click Here... Read more

The Presiding Bishop Inspires Diocesan Convention

Our diocese was blessed to welcome Presiding Bishop Michael Bruce Curry back to Salt Lake City as the guest of honor and keynote speaker for Diocesan Convention. He addressed the convention Friday at the business session and during a banquet held that evening. Guests included various leaders from local faith communities, including General Authorities of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the new bishop of the Salt Lake City Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church. On Saturday, Presiding Bishop Curry preached the sermon at the Holy Eucharist. His dynamic... Read more