Small Churches Big Impact Podcast

The Call to Lead in Navajoland

December 27, 2022 Small Churches Big Impact Collective Season 2 Episode 5
Small Churches Big Impact Podcast
The Call to Lead in Navajoland
Show Notes

Host: the Rev. Stacy-Williams Duncan

Guests: the Revs. Leon Sampson and Joe Hubbard

The Episcopal Church in Navajoland 

Good Shepherd Mission, Fort Defiance, AZ

St. Christopher’s Mission, Bluff, UT

Episcopal News Service (ENS) article about Navajoland deputation at General Convention

Leon Sampson is a 2019 graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary and currently serves as the curate priest at Good Shepherd Mission in Fort Defiance, AZ.   Good Shepherd is located on the Colorado Plateau, in the Four Corners Region of the Navajo Nation.

Joe Hubbard serves as Vicar of St. Christopher’s Mission in Bluff, UT and Ministry Developer for the Utah Region of the Episcopal Church in Navajoland. Before attending Virginia Theological Seminary, Joe worked as an attorney in Montgomery, AL and served in the Alabama House of Representatives. In the summer of 2020, Joe and his wife Ashley, their three children Hill, Hattie, and Hannah, and dog Bubba joined Episcopal Church on Navajoland in assisting with their COVID relief efforts. 

Music: I Love to Tell the Story, Benjamin Grove, keyboard

Podcast produced by Polymnia