The Rev. Dr. John Day

Transitions Ministry Officer

916-442-6918 ext. 219

John was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah where he attended St. Paul’s Church. He graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in Psychology. He worked for 20 years at First Interstate Bank of Utah where he was Vice President and Manager Cash Management Department. John left banking in 1988 to attend the Church Divinity School of the Pacific, where he received the degree of Master of Divinity. He was ordained to the priesthood in December 7, 1991, and in 1994 moved to Los Angeles where he served as Rector and Headmaster St. George’s Church and Day School for 10 years. John attended Seabury Western Theological Seminary and received the degree of Doctor of Ministry in Congregational Development.

While in the Diocese of Los Angeles, John served as area Dean, Chairman of the Board of the Episcopal Community Federal Credit Union, and member of the Corporation of the Diocese. Bishop Bruno appointed John an Honorary Canon to the Cathedral Center. John has served in the Diocese of Utah, Los Angeles, Spokane, San Joaquin and Northern California. His volunteer work includes member of the Finance Committee of the Sacramento Zoo, and Chaplain to Discovery Academy Lathrop California and he holds the rank of Captain in the California Military Department.

Please contact John if you need assistance with or have questions about: 

  • Transitions
  • Fresh Start