Inauguration 2021: Gov.-elect Spencer Cox and Lt. Gov.-elect Deidre Henderson attend worship services

ST. GEORGE, UTAH (Jan. 3, 2021) — Gov.-elect Spencer Cox and Lt. Gov.-elect Deidre Henderson gathered with four local faith communities as part of their Day of Prayer prior to their inauguration ceremony.  

“Spending the day before taking the Oath of Office in spiritual communion and contemplation was very important to me,” said Cox. “The thoughtful sermons and inspirational music put everything into perspective and reminded me of my gratitude to God and our obligations to each other.”

Gov.-elect Cox, his wife Abby and Lt. Gov.-elect Deidre Henderson and her husband Gabe attended the Shepherd of the Hills Methodist Church Service, 920 Tonaquint Dr; New Promise Lutheran Church Service, 244 S. Valley View Drive; Solomon’s Porch Foursquare Fellowship, 1495 S. Black Ridge Drive a240 and Saint George Catholic Church Service (En Español), 259 W. 200 North, all in St. George.

Only the two couples attended services along with congregants in order to limit numbers of people in the meeting spaces and observe the strict COVID guidelines coordinated between representatives of each church, the Utah Inaugural Committee and the Utah Department of Health. 

At 7 p.m. today, more than 400 faith leaders throughout the state and the public are invited to watch a “Freedom Fireside” video broadcast that will be livestreamed on Gov.-elect Cox’s official YouTube channel.


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