CHURCH & STATE

10.14.16 @ CHURCH & STATE

An evening of lovingly competitive storytelling featuring stories of religion and belief, politics and society, and the conflicts that arise when they intersect (or don’t).

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Portrait by Anna Pocaro

Lissa Jones

Lissa struggles with needing to leave the church, and not knowing how.

This story includes explicit content.


Portrait by Anna Pocaro

Josh Zettel

Josh is embraced by locals while studying abroad in Yemen at the start of the Arab Spring.

This story includes explicit content.


Portrait by Anna Pocaro

Mitch Sears

A self described “dogmatic atheist,” Mitch finds faith in humanity through the compassion of a priest.

This story includes explicit content.


Portrait by Anna Pocaro

Bill Santistevan

At the age of 25, Bill realizes that what he needs to give up for lent (and possibly forever) is Catholicism.

This story includes explicit content.


Portrait by Dallas GrahamPortrait by Anna Pocaro

Claire M

Claire yearns to pay tribute to her Uncle Mark, who died of AIDS in the 80’s.

This story includes explicit/mature content.


Portrait by Anna Pocaro

Brian Higgins

As a young boy in Ireland, Brian is abused by his teacher at a church camp for troubled children.

This story includes mature content.


Portrait by Anna Pocaro

Heather McCartin

During a hard time in graduate school, Heather welcomes an act of kindness.

This story includes explicit content.


Portrait by Anna Pocaro

Doug Woodall

Doug is ostracized for threatening the authority of a new LDS Mission President.

This story includes explicit content.


Portrait by Anna Pocaro

Sunita Jennings

Free trade and the LDS Church brings Sunita to the United States from Canada.

This story includes explicit content.


Portrait by Anna Pocaro

Kate Kelly

Kate is on a pilgrimage for residency while serving her Mormon Mission in Spain.

Winning story of the night! 

This story includes explicit content.


 

OUR ARCHIVE IS MADE POSSIBLE IN PART BY UTAH HUMANITIES WITH HELP FROM KRCL 90.9FM 

 

PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANNA POCARO