Fr. Jason Samuel
Fr. Jason is originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, where he was raised in the Southern Baptist Church. He attended college in Oklahoma, where he was received into the Episcopal Church. He obtained his
Masters of Divinity from the Episcopal Seminary in Nashotah, Wisconsin. Over the last 28 years, he has served Episcopal Churches in Wisconsin, Missouri, California, and
now Utah. He comes to Logan with his family: Andy, his partner; Betty, his mother; and their Border Collie and Toy Poodle. Fr. Jason loves traveling, exploring, and the outdoors, especially for hiking and snow skiing. He loves celebrating his Scottish heritage and Celtic Christian spirituality.
"Love God, love your neighbor, change the world."
Rt. Rev. Scott B. Hayashi
The Rt. Rev. Scott B. Hayashi was consecrated as the 11th Bishop of Utah on November 6, 2010. His ministry has featured a commitment to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s “Episcopal Branch of the Jesus Movement” as well as expanding the church’s role in social justice outreach. He has fought for the dignity of all in immigration laws, health care for all, and marriage and civil rights for all who
are made in God’s image. He was one of three sponsors of the successfully passed state Medicaid expansion initiative. He also has been a community leader calling for laws to combat gun violence.
The Most Rev. Michael Curry
The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry is Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church. He is the Chief Pastor and serves as President and Chief Executive Officer, and as Chair of the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church.
Presiding Bishop Curry was installed as the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church on November 1, 2015. He was elected to a nine-year term and confirmed at the 78th General
Convention of The Episcopal Church in Salt Lake City, UT, on June 27, 2015.