January 15, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect how we worship in 2021. We have also come to witness deep political unrest and violence across our nation, including last week in Washington, D.C.
On this episode of Epodcopalians, The Rev. Charles Robinson of St. Luke's Episcopal Church (Park City) joins the diocese’s Craig Wirth to discuss COVID-19, political unrest, and civic dialogue.
November 19, 2020
A year ago, we never would have guessed that the COVID-19 pandemic would turn our world upside down as much as it has. Despite the challenges facing us, we have remained committed to offering worship opportunities for all in our diocese. On this episode of Epodcopalians, The Very Rev. Tyler Doherty, Dean and Rector of the Cathedral Church of St. Mark, joins the diocese's Craig Wirth to discuss online worship in the time of COVID.
October 30, 2020
Halloween didn’t just somehow start with costumes and trick-or-treat. It goes back to All Hallows Eve which is the evening before All Saint’s Day in the Christian calendar. Hallows is the term for Saints, so it is the eve of the saints. The Utah Epodcopalians traces the origins and the religious significance of All Hallows Eve and All Saints Day. Our special guest is The Rev. Trace Browning of All Saints Church, Salt Lake City.
Note: This episode is a re-run and was recorded last year for All Hallows Eve.
October 22, 2020
Bishop Hayashi joins Craig Wirth to chat about the upcoming election and what we can do to handle election anxiety in healthy way.
March 17, 2020
As you well know, Bishop Scott B. Hayashi is retiring next year and we are deep in the process of finding his replacement. On this episode of Epodcopalians, we are joined by the Rev. Michael Carney from St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church to discuss how the search is going!
March 2, 2020
If you listen to the Utah Epodcopalians, you know by now that we enjoy talking about seasons of the church year. Lent may be more commonly known than other seasons, but it is still misunderstood. The Very Rev. Tyler Doherty, our guest on this episode, talks all about Lent: what it means and how we can best observe it.
February 18, 2020
This episode of Utah Epodcopalians talks on a topic that is central to religion and most spiritual journeys - faith! The Rt. Rev. Scott Hayashi discusses what faith is and how it can be different from person to person. The bishop also gives insight on how to strengthen one's faith.
February 4, 2020
Valentine's Day is coming up, and so the Utah Epodcopalians decided to discuss love. Our special guest, The Rev. Michael Carney, Vicar of St. Elizabeth's in Whiterocks, delves into the different kinds of love and how love connects to faith. He and host Craig Wirth also discuss the Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's Way of Love and how it inspires Christians to think differently about the power of love in our world today. Don't miss this thought-provoking and moving episode.
January 20, 2020
This episode of Utah Epodcopalians talks about a current event in our state - the legislative session. This episode features two special guests who discuss the importance of being heard in the legislature by staying informed on current issues. The Rt. Rev. Scott B. Hayashi, who is always an advocate for gospel values at the state capitol, discusses with Nancy Appleby. She is a devoted Episcopalian who has been a voice for the voiceless at the state capitol for many years.
January 8, 2020
The Utah Epodcopalians love talking about seasons of the church year, and the newest episode is about the season of Epiphany! The Rt. Rev. Scott B. Hayashi is the special guest on this episode, and he discusses what Epiphany is, how it is separate from Christmas, and how we can best recognize and celebrate this season.