Scott B. Hayashi
The Right Reverend
Scott B. Hayashi
|11th Bishop of Utah|
|Church||The Episcopal Church of the United States (TEC)|
|Diocese||Diocese of Utah|
|Elected||May 22, 2010|
|Installed||November 7, 2010|
|Predecessor||Carolyn Tanner Irish|
|Consecration||November 6, 2010|
by Katharine Jefferts Schori
|Born||December 9, 1953|
Tacoma, Washington, U.S.
|Spouse||Amy Perlman O'Donnell|
Early life and family
Hayashi was born in Tacoma, Washington on December 9, 1953. He was educated at the University of Washington, where awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in social work. Then he attended Harvard Divinity School, earning a Master of Divinity degree in 1981. While at Harvard, Hayashi met his wife, Amy Perlman O'Donnell, who was then a student at Episcopal Divinity School. They have three daughters: Elisabeth, Miyuki, and Katherine.
He was ordained in the Anglican ministry in 1984. His first pastoral appointments were as the vicar of St. John the Baptist Episcopal Mission and St. Dunstan's Episcopal Mission, both in Washington state, 1984–1989. Afterwards, he was rector of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Ogden, Utah, 1989–1998; then rector of Christ Church Episcopal Church in Portola Valley/Woodside, California, 1998–2005; and canon to the ordinary in the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, 2005–2010.
In the second ballot, Hayashi was elected the 11th Bishop of Utah on May 22, 2010. His consecration took place at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City on November 6, 2010, with the Episcopal Church's presiding bishop, the Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori, serving as the principal consecrator. The following day, Hayashi was installed in a special ceremony at St. Mark's Cathedral, Salt Lake City on November 7, 2010.
- List of Episcopal bishops of the United States
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- Moulton, Kristen (November 11, 2010). "Soon-to-be Episcopal bishop: Don't let LDS Church define us". Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
- "About the Bishop". Episcopal Diocese of Utah. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
|Episcopal Church (USA) titles|
Carolyn Tanner Irish
| Bishop of Utah
2010 – present