Month: October 2019

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 …

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 …

Update: Rooted in Jesus Grant Applications

There has been a tremendous response from congregations applying for grants for the Rooted in Jesus Conference in January of 2020 in Atlanta.
Originally, the Standing Committee had allocated funds from the 150th Anniversary Legacy Fund for 40 laity to