The Nominating

Upcoming Finalists Announcement

The Nominating Committee will soon be forwarding its slate of finalists for Standing Committee consideration. The Standing Committee will then vote and release the names of the finalists in a video available at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 28th. The link to view the special video on the 28th is found here:

Diocese of Utah Profile 2021

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Bishop Search Prayer

Gracious God, we are grateful for all that you are and for all you have done through the Episcopal Diocese of Utah. 

We ask you to draw us closer to you and to each other as we engage in the search for our new bishop. 

Grant us discerning hearts which will fully trust in the guidance of your Holy Spirit. 

Bless the people of this diocese with your power and purpose and bless this holy work we do in your name to your glory. 

This we ask in the name of Jesus Christ. 



January 2022 Update | Mary McEntire

The Nominating/Search Committee met in person from January 11-14 with the “semi-finalist” candidates nominated to become the 12th Episcopal Bishop of Utah at a hotel in Salt Lake City: fortunately all candidates and committee members were…

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The Episcopal Church in Utah

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.

Today, The Rt. Rev. Scott B. Hayashi continues the heritage of his predecessor, Bishop Tuttle addressing contemporary social justice issues such as immigration, LGBT, gun violence, poverty and other issues. Bishop Hayashi also shepherds 22 congregations, many of them the original churches established by Bishop Tuttle.