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

Registration Now Open for Diocesan Convention 2017

Registration for delegates and visitors to Diocesan Convention 2017 is now open.  The convention will be held March 31-April 1 at the Hotel RL (formerly the Red Lion) in Salt Lake City. To register, visit, or click here.... Read more

Pre-Convention Meeting Scheduled for March 4, 2017

Bishop Scott B. Hayashi has called for a Pre-Convention meeting for March 4th at 10:00 to noon in order to discuss resolutions, offer information on the Diocesan Council passed budget for 2017, introduce nominees for office, and brief the diocese on the convention to be held March 31st and April 1st at the RL Hotel in Salt Lake City. This year's Diocesan Convention highlights our 150th year of the Episcopal Church in Utah and features the Presiding Bishop as a special guest. The Most Rev. Michael Curry will address the convention. The Pre-Convention is an important... Read more

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

Memorial Service Held for The Venerable Francis “Pete” Winder

After nearly 60-years of service to the Diocese of Utah, The Venerable Francis "Pete" Winder died February 4, 2017. There probably were no pulpits in the diocese that weren't graced by Fr. Winder. He even served as vicar of now gone churches in Dugway and Magna. He is beloved for his 17-years as Rector of Good Shepherd, Ogden in addition to his years serving the Diocese of Utah as Archdeacon and Executive Officer. He also served for several terms as Standing Committee President. Many now adults fondly remember his service as chaplain at Camp Tuttle and at... 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