Invited: A video series exploring genuine Christian invitation
Invited is a written resource intended to be used by groups and communities to help
foster conversation about and exploration into the breadth and length and depth of
Invited came out of a working group called Spirit of Invitation within the Diocese of
Toronto that was tasked with exploring new ways of encouraging Anglicans to be more
invitational. You might say that we’re a group of people who stumbled upon an exciting
idea. The Spirit of Invitation team is a diverse group of about 10 people from all kinds
of different backgrounds, ordained and lay, working together to explore the concept of
invitation. The group is co-chaired by Jeff Potter and the Rev. Canon Mark Kinghan.
Some friends of ours – the Rev. Canon Susan Bell, Canon Missioner of the Diocese of
Toronto, and the Rev. Dr. Judy Paulsen, Professor of Evangelism at Wycliffe College –
co-authored the written resource.
Invited is also a series of short films. Scripts for each of the videos were written by
Jeff Potter and Nate Wall. And Nicholas Bradford-Ewart, award-winning filmmaker
extraordinaire of Farmer Vision Media, adapted our scripts and helped us to put the