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Utah Diocesan Convention 2024

Lent Begins as We Examine Our Life with God

February 14th’s Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of our Lenten season, a time for introspection when we are asked to reflect on our spiritual practice. For many over the years, Lent has changed from “giving something up” to “taking something on.”

In her Lenten video message, Bishop Phyllis Spiegel says that whether we make a personal choice to give up an indulgence, or take on a form of consistent assistance, aid, or advocacy, we must ask ourselves: what are the challenges that prevent us from this action outside of the Lenten season?

We hope the season of Lent brings deeper meaning to your spiritual connection with Christ. Many congregations will be holding special services or events in our preparations for Holy Week and the Resurrection of Christ. Follow our social media or sign up for our newsletter to see a collection of updates throughout the season. 

Click above to watch the Bishop’s Lenten message.

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Utah Diocesan Convention 2024 Website Goes Live!
Nomination and Resolution Forms Available; Keynote Speaker Announced

St. James Episcopal Church in Midvale | April 19-20, 2024

We are excited to announce that the Utah Diocesan Convention 2024 website is now live! As we prepare for the event to be held at St. James Episcopal Church in Midvale, Utah from April 19-20, 2024, we invite you to explore the site for important resources and updates. Currently available are forms for resolutions and nominations for committee positions. We are finalizing resources regarding finance documents, reports, and lodging information. A Pre-Convention meeting will take place via Zoom on March 16, 2024, from 10:00 to noon, focusing on resolutions, electronic voting instructions, candidate introductions, and other vital information.

We are particularly thrilled to welcome The Right Rev. Robert Christopher Wright, the 10th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, as our keynote speaker. Bishop Wright is celebrated for his extensive contributions to the church and community, including his service in the U.S. Navy, advocacy for children’s rights in Washington D.C., and teaching at the Candler School of Theology. Bishop Wright also hosts the popular podcast For People

Utah Epodcopalian's Podcast | The Point Ministry with Dr. Shannon Burke

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In this week’s episode of The Utah Epodcopalians Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Shannon Burke of The Cathedral Church of St. Mark as Chaplain to The Point. Dr. Burke shares her experience of being part of the ministry at The Point, an affordable living community for homeless senior adults.

Listen about the importance of being present and building relationships with residents who life on the margins, and learn how this ministry has transformed both the community at The Point and the Cathedral Church of St. Mark.

Prayer for Our Churches' Annual Meetings

Most of our churches will have their annual meetings this month. They will each elect Vestry and Bishop’s Committees, delegates to Diocesan Convention, and conduct various other business matters.

The Book of Common Prayer for this Almighty and everliving God,
source of all wisdom and understanding,
be present with those who take counsel 
for the renewal and mission of your Church.

Teach us in all things to seek first your honor and glory. Guide us to perceive what is right,
and grant us both the courage to
pursue it and the grace to accomplish it; through Jesus Christ our Lord.


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The Rt. Rev Phyllis Spiegel

12th Bishop of Utah

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Bishop Daniel S. Tuttle formally started the Episcopal Church in Utah with his arrival in Salt Lake City on July 2, 1867. The Church became known for its social justice ministry with the creation of Utah’s first school system for children of all religions. Bishop Tuttle also started St. Mark’s Hospital to serve the thousands of miners who had no other health care options. He tirelessly traveled by stage and horseback to establish churches from Montana to Arizona.