As we in the Episcopal Diocese of Utah prepare to welcome our Bishop-elect, the Rev. Phyllis Spiegel,
the Transition Committee invites people from across the diocese to offer gifts in support of her ministry.
We are also aware that Bishop-elect Phyllis’s ministry has touched many dioceses over the years and
some have expressed interest in gifting her an ordination gift.
It is the Episcopal Church’s tradition to contribute towards a bishop-elect’s vestments and other symbols
of the Office of Bishop such as stoles, cloaks, mitre, crosier, ring, pectoral cross and other liturgical
items. So that our new bishop may prioritize her most needed items, monetary gifts would be most
appreciated. All monetary donations received will be added to a larger diocesan fund for gifts. You may
contribute by credit card or check.
Online by credit card: form here.
Gifts by check should be payable to The Episcopal Diocese of Utah and noted on the memo line ‘bishop
gift.’ Checks may be sent to the diocesan office at the following address:
Episcopal Diocese of Utah
Attn: Bishop donation/gifts
75 S 200 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
If a parish or group would like to purchase a specific item (either from the suggested list above or not) or
have your donation help fund a specific item, please contact the Bishop Gift Committee at the email
below. We are planning to display some of the gifts during the consecration weekend and need to plan
for the display.
Thank you so much for helping us welcome our new bishop with this gesture of generosity.
Questions can be emailed to Beth Wolfer, Josie Stone, and Pam Holliman, members of the Transition
Sub-Committee for Donations and Gifts. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Ordination & Consecration of the Twelfth Bishop of Utah will take place September 17. More
information about that event will be published in upcoming issues of the diocesan newsletter.