The Rev. Ronald S. Winchell of Roanoke, Va., has been appointed as missionary priest for the Episcopal Church in southwestern Utah. He will serve the congregations of St. Jude's in Cedar City and Grace Church in St. George, as well as other Episcopalians in that part of the state. He will begin regular services Oct. 16.

The Rev. Winchell has been vicar at the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia in Roanoke for the past two years. He is a graduate of the Episcopal Divinity School and is currently enrolled in a doctor of ministry program in church revitalization.