Video Stories

There are as many ways of being Episcopalian as there are Episcopalians. Journey alongside us as a few members of the Church tell us about their path. Each and every one of them shares a unique and vibrant story.


The Christ Light – St. Barnabas

Video: The Christ Light – St. Barnabas of the Valley

“Art is the Christ light in each person made visible,” begins The Rev. Leigh Waggoner in this video highlighting the power of art and beauty to transform lives. To learn more about St. Barnabas Episcopal Church (Cortez, CO), see http://www.stbarnabascortez.org/. From the video: “Art is the Christ light in each person made visible. It’s the […]

Just Pray - Church of England

Video: Just Pray – Church of England

“Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who sin against us. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For thine is […]

All we need - St Andrew's Episcopal Church

Video: All we need – St. Andrews Episcopal Church

“We have all that we need.” That is the mindset that pervades this parish: a theology of abundance out of which much is shared. Those in Manitou Springs, both longtime residents and those just passing through, know this parish to be a place where they are welcome. At a central crossroads in the community, it […]

Neighbors - Trinity Episcopal Church

Video: Show Me – Trinity Episcopal Church

“Show me that you care.” That is the challenge presented to the people of this parish, Trinity Episcopal Church (Greeley, CO). And it is a challenge they meet head on. Having helped to establish and continuing to partner with the Island Grove community in northeast Greeley, the parishioners exemplify love “not in word or speech, […]

Family – St. Peter of the Valley

Video: Family – St. Peter’s of the Valley Episcopal Church

A sense of family: that is what you will encounter in this video highlighting St. Peter’s of the Valley Episcopal Church (Basalt, CO). To learn more about St. Peter’s, see http://www.stpetersbasalt.com/. From the video: “‘What makes St. Peter’s St Peter’s is the sense of family you feel here.’ ‘I feel like St Peter’s is a […]

Un pan, un cuerpo – Intercession Episcopal Church

Video: Un pan, un cuerpo – Intercession Episcopal Church

“Un pan, un cuerpo” Lay leader Arturo Melgoza sums it up well: “It doesn’t matter if we speak English or Spanish… the important thing here is love.” At this parish, with both English- and Spanish-speaking congregations, what unites the community is a sense of call to common mission. An example of “un pan, un cuerpo” […]

Video: The Unity and Beauty of the Eucharist

“There was a woman who became an Episcopalian in the 1940s. She was dating a young guy who was a Baptist, a licensed… licensed to preach in the Baptist tradition and she took him to her church. Both of them were African American. The church where they went was all White. This was in the […]

We are ALL missionaries

Video: We Are ALL Missionaries

“We are all missionaries or we are nothing. – Archbishop Desmond Tutu We are all about mission Supporting, connecting, listening Bringing a global perspective to local action We’re creating movements, addressing poverty, seeking environmental justice”

the Reverend Stephanie Spellers

Video: I am a Missionary – The Reverend Stephanie Spellers

“You know, once upon a time, when we talked about mission or missionaries, we were talking about someone who went far, far away to some distant land and shared the gospel, built new communities. Today, the places that are unknown for us, the places that we are sent to share good news may not just […]

Our Lady of Guadalupe, Seattle

Video: Our Lady of Guadalupe in Seattle, WA

“In Seattle, we have a total population of 600,000 people. Of this total, six percent of the population, which is 40,000 people are of latin origin. The Pacific Northwest is considered one of the unchurched places in the States, so we have a challenge too. I’m trying to bring in people of anglo origin and […]