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Bishop Hayashi Annnounces Retirement

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven … Ecclesiastes 3: I NRSV

Dear People of The Episcopal Diocese of Utah:

With the words from Ecclesiastes above, I announce to you that I will …

Submit a Nomination for the Bishop Search Committee

Thank you to all who submitted nominations for lay leaders and clergy to serve on the Search Committee. The deadline for submissions has passed.

Elector Committee Convocation to be held January 11

The Elector Committee for the bishop search process will convene on January 11, 2020, at the Episcopal Church Center of Utah. At this meeting, the committee will elect the Search/Nominating Committee members for the bishop search process.
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Bishop Hayashi Shares 2019 Advent Message

Bishop Scott B. Hayashi shares his message for this season of Advent, and reminds us that it is a time for preparation and for making space for Jesus in our churches, our homes and in our hearts. Watch the message …

Utah Epodcopalians Talk All About Advent

It may be Christmas season in the malls, but it’s Advent in the Episcopal Church. Advent is one of the least understood seasons in the church calendar. It is a time of reflection and preparation that enhances the meaning of …

Third Episode of Church and State Special Podcast Series

In this troubled time, The Episcopal Church has a world-wide voice for the voiceless through the United Nations. Bishop Scott Hayashi hosts a special podcast episode with Lynnaia Main, the Episcopal Church Representative to the United Nations. It’s our third

New Utah Epodcopalians Aims to Demystify the Liturgical Calendar

The concept of seasons is one of the most misunderstood in the Episcopal Church. Not Spring, Summer, Winter, Fall, but instead Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Easter, and Pentecost. These seasons and the colors associated with them form the “Liturgical Calendar.” …

New Episode of Church and State Special Podcast Series

How can the voices of the voiceless be heard in this era of big-money politics? The Episcopal Church has a Washington office that lobbies Congress with social justice resolutions from our General Convention. Join Bishop Scott Hayashi from Washington in …