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New Diocesan Social Media Accounts

The Diocese has stepped up its social media presence and our response has been terrific. Halee Oliver, the Assistant Director of Diocesan Communications has headed up the social media team. She is also advising our congregations on improving the use of social media. We have created new pages for Twitter and Instagram. The handle for both accounts is @EpiscopalUtah. That is also our designated hashtag for all future posts relating to the diocese: #episcopalutah. We also have a new Pinterest account. It is a new medium for us, but we are excited to try it out. Look... Read more

Bishop Hayashi Hosts Third Gun Safety Coalition Dinner

Bishop Scott B. Hayashi hosted the first Utah Gun Safety Coalition Dinner of 2017 at the Episcopal Church Center of Utah on Tuesday, January 17th. Although it was the first one in the New Year, it was the third meeting for this group. Gun violence is one cornerstone of the Bishop's ministry of social justice. The attendance at each meeting continues to rise. There were representatives present from the legislature, law enforcement and advocacy groups, including the The Gun Violence Prevention Center and Moms Demand Action. House Minority Leader Brian King, Representative Angela Romero... Read more

Diocesan Council Approves Budget for 2017

The Rev. Canon Steve Andersen, ailment CFO, look along with Bishop Scott B. Hayashi, diagnosis announced that the Diocesan Council approved the 2017 Budget at its November 5th meeting. The full budget is available to view here. For reference purposes, approved budgets for the last two years are available on the resource page of this website. Photo: The Rev. Canon Steve Andersen... Read more

Souper Bowl of Caring

The Diocese of Utah kicks off our 150th year with the Souper Bowl of Caring. The national charity started with a simple youth group prayer: "Lord, even as we enjoy the Super Bowl football game, help us be mindful of those without a bowl of soup to eat." Since that time, $125-million has been raised. For each $1 donated to your congregations, the Diocese will match $1, and for each can of food donated, the Diocese will pay 25-cents. Each congregation is eligible for up to $2,500. Each congregation will give 100% of their donations plus the Diocesan match to... Read more