The Reverend Jason Samuel, Vicar
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 came to Logan with Andy, his spouse, and their two dogs. 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. Phyllis Spiegel
The Rt. Rev. Phyllis Spiegel was consecrated as the 12th Bishop of Utah on September 17, 2022. She is passionate about The Episcopal Church’s work of deepening discipleship through daily practices of faith, believing that deepening our daily walk with God profoundly changes the way we walk in the world. Bishop Spiegel has a commitment to finding sustainable solutions for providing stability and dignity for the unhoused and those with mental illness.
Bishop Spiegel was ordained a priest in 2004. She served as a Priest-in-Charge to St. Thomas in Christansburg, VA from 2006-2015. In 2015, she was called as rector to St. Anne in West Chester, Ohio. The Bishop graduated from Virginia Theological Seminary in 2004. Her undergraduate work was at Emory & Henry where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management, French, and International Studies. After graduation, she interned with Southern Empowerment Project (SEP) and spent her time learning grassroots organizing in Appalachia. She then taught Business and Commerce at a secondary school in Kenya for nine months. Upon returning to the U.S., she answered the call to the priesthood. She has a daughter, who lives in England with her husband. The Bishop’s hiking partner is a 90-pound Dutch Shepherd mix named Samson, who loves his morning hike with her.
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 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, Utah, on June 27, 2015.