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Bishop Scott Hayashi addresses Medicaid Expansion Rally at Capitol

The Rt. Rev. Scott B. Hayashi told a packed Capitol audience that, as Christians pledged to help the poor among us,  we must expand Medicaid to Utah's 54,000 people who struggle in poverty.  His address came a day after Speaker of the House Becky Lockhart said a resounding "no" to the idea of Medicaid Expansion and thus told her chamber to refuse the half-billion dollars that would fund Medicaid Expansion in Utah. Her argument is that we need to be fiscally responsible and not add to the... Read more

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Sturgeon ordained and made a vicar

    The Rev. Dr. Stephen SturgeonThe Rt.  Rev. Scott B. Hayashi ordained The Rev. Dr. Stephen Sturgeon as a priest, and then led a "Celegration of a New Ministry" service for the new vicar of St. John's, Logan. Dr. Sturgeon had served as a deacon and congregational leader prior to the February 15th service. The deacon furthered his education and his preparation for ordination to the priesthood to be able to serve a Bishop''s Committe call to serve as Vicar. It has... Read more

Anti-racism training

021214 Letter re Diversity Training-May 31 2014The Episcopal Diocese of Utah requires Anti-Racism training for those in leadership positions. The Diocese also opens the training for any interested people wishing to help build a stronger multicultural community.  The training takes place at the Episcopal Church Center of Utah on May 31, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The keynote will be delivered by Dr. Maura Cullen, who has spoken at both Weber and Utah State Universities. You may register at the following link: https://eccu.wufoo.com/forms/utah-diversity-training  You will also... Read more

Bishop Issues Statement on Governor’s Support of Medicaid Expansion

openletterRecently, I have been on opposite sides of our Governor’s views on certain issues such as the recognition of marriage equality for all. I pray that none of us let such views overshadow a promise and a Christian expression of thanksgiving for his announcement concerning Medicaid Expansion. I give thanks today, as 110,000 of our Utah neighbors are closer to the day they can have the dignity of decent health coverage through the hope of Medicaid Expansion. I give thanks that Governor Gary Herbert has now stated that he will expand Medicaid and that “doing nothing” is not... Read more

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