Category: News & Events

Standing Committee Offers Update on Bishop Search

An Update from the Standing Committee

Since the announcement of Bishop Hayashi’s resignation/retirement, the Standing Committee has been meeting regularly to build the necessary foundation to launch a bishop search and transition process and to lay the groundwork for calling …

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 …

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.” …

Bishop Hayashi Offers Summer Message

In his summer message, Bishop Scott B. Hayashi encourages rest, reflection and relaxation as well as continued attendance at church. He also asks for prayers for those affected by unusual spring weather such as flooding and tornadoes.


Cuba Welcomed Back into The Episcopal Church as a Diocese

The Episcopal Church’s Houses of Bishops and Deputies voted unanimously to re-admit The Episcopal Church of Cuba as a diocese of the Episcopal Church. The Diocese of Cuba will become part of Province II.

The houses passed resolution A238 which …