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

Diocesan Deputation was Instrumental to the Lord’s Work at GC79

In addition to long sessions in the House of Deputies, Episcopal Diocese of Utah deputies to General Convention held daily working lunches with the Bishop. There were more than 400 resolutions to be considered and discussed. We truly appreciate our deputation's hard work to represent the Diocese of Utah at GC79.... Read more

St. Mark’s Hospital to Dedicate Stained Glass Windows in Honor of The Rev. Linc Ure III

St. Mark's Hospital Chapel of the Good Shepherd will have new stained glass windows created by artist Allison Linger. She interpreted sketches from the hos pital's Lead Staff Chaplain, Saundra Shanti, to create the beautiful stained glass images. They will be dedicated to the late Fr. Lincoln Ure, who was the beloved Director of Spiritual Care, a Chaplain and friend to all patrons of the hospital. Bishop Scott B. Hayashi will officiate at the dedication, which is set for June 28, 2018 at 4PM. All are welcome to attend.... Read more

Deputies and Alternate Deputies Prepare for Convention

Utah Diocesan Deputies and Alternates to General Convention have been preparing for the upcoming General Convention in Austin, Texas, starting July 5. The deputation has been meeting regularly since March to review and discuss legislation that guides the church in the once every three-year event. Resolutions for this convention include the following areas: Theology of Episcopal Evangelism, Face to Face and in Cyber Space; recommendations from the Task Force on Marriage created by the 2015 General Convention; recommendations from the Task Force on the Episcopate (our bishops); proposed changes to the Constitution and Canons; recommendations on... Read more

Team from Diocese of Utah to Livestream Worship from General Convention

Halee Oliver, who directs our webcasts, and Diocesan Communications Director Craig Wirth have spent considerable time working with The Episcopal Church General Convention Office in planning and designing the live streaming of 10 worship services from the General Convention in Austin starting July 6th. They have added two talented video and software experts to the crew, Nick Cockrell and David Skorut. The four crew members will bring the joyous and meaningful evening eucharist services to computers throughout the international reach of The Episcopal Church. The wider church is hoping General Convention and the... Read more

2018 Pride Parade

The 2018 Pride Parade saw The Episcopal Diocese of Utah well-represented with clergy and members from St. Paul's SLC, The Cathedral Church of St. Mark, All Saints, St. Mary's, St. James, St. Luke's, Canon Steve Andersen and Bishop Hayashi. The Episcopal Church was, once again, the largest religious group represented in the parade. The Rev. Kurt Wiesner and St. Paul's coordinated the participation of the Diocese of Utah for this year's parade, taking over the reins from All Saints, who oversaw this for our diocese for many years. Utah Episcopalians and friends bore... Read more