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

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


Tracking Tuttle to Today – Utah Booth Showcases Diocesan History

Kurt Cook, Diocesan Historiographer, gathered many of the most treasured artifacts of our diocese and put them on display at Diocesan Convention 2017. Bishop Tuttle's Book of Common Prayer, church registries of long-gone churches, and mitres belonging to Bishops Watson and Charles were on display, among other treasures. The booth also featured videos of Tuttle's journal and historical photos of the diocese.... Read more


The Rev. Gabriel Atem ordained in festive service

  As the wonder of God's work in the Episcopal Church in Utah approaches its 150th year, we celebrate profound moments of the journey. One of those moments was the ordination of Gabriel Garang Atem to the Sacred Order of Priests. Gabriel+ started his journey as a Lost Boy of the Sudan wandering the desert of Africa. The joyous event took place at All Saints on Oct. 1, 2016 as The Rt. Rev. Scott B. Hayashi ordained the leader of the Sudanese Congregation that has met at All Saints for over a decade. A packed church of people from as far away... Read more