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Godly Play: Story of Pentecost

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Godly Play: Story of Pentecost The Mystery of Pentecost; The people of God meet God in a New Way. Kit includes: red parable box, 12 brown felt strips, 6 plain wooden blocks, symbols of the twelve, red underlay

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Christmas Story Keepers (The)

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Christmas Story Keepers (The) (DVD) – The Storykeepers, Ben, Helena and their ‘family’ of orphans are fleeing the wrath of Nero, taking with them their most precious possession – the stories of Jesus. Even as Nero’s war against the Christians escalates, the Storykeepers celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace. In this Christmas adventure, the Storykeepers take the stories of Jesus’ birth and life to the whole world. (70 mins)

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Peace Tree (The)

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PEACE TREE (THE) DVD This film shares the story of two little girls, one Christian and one Muslim, who both dream of celebrating each other’s festivals, Christmas and Eid, but run into problems at home trying to convince their families that it’s really all about peace. So they create a Peace Tree, a tree that highlights the symbols of all our cultures and faiths on one tree to reflect the beauty of ‘diversity in unity’. The film has inspired many new peace initiatives including Peace Tree Day which is observed on June 1st. For suggestions of activities see...

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Godly Play: Exile & Return

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Godly Play: Exile & Return God’s Presence with the people in Exile. Abraham & Sarah traveled away from home and found that God was everywhere.  In this lesson nearly the same journey is taken by God’s people.  This journey is forced on the People but that found God was also in a strange and foreign land. God’s presence is not here or there , but everywhere, waiting. To be found. To find us. Kit includes:  Script, people of God figures, chain , blue yarn for rivers, blocks of wood for Babylon & Haran Desert Box needed but not supplied. Pattern available from AVEL...

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Martin the Cobbler DVD

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A retelling of one of the most beautiful of Leo Tolstoy’s folktales. It is used for all seasons, especially Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter.

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Go Look in the Manger / Candy Makers Christmas

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Go Look in the Manger -30 min Based on a true story, Go Look in the Manger is a wonderful tale of a Christmas gone by. Colorful illustrations, new and familiar songs, and a nostalgic setting are sure to make viewing this original story a holiday tradition. To eight-year-old Ricky Meyer, the Christmas of 1966 is a wonderland filled with snowballs and manger scenes. Desperate to impress his teacher and classmates with a memorable “”show-and-tell,”” Ricky strikes a deal with his mother which jeopardizes his Christmas. When he plays “”King of the...

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Three Christmas Classics DVD

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Christmas Is  – 22 min– An animated classic about Benji, a disappointed little boy who must play the second shepherd in the school play — again. Disappointment turns to joy when a daydream transports him and his lovable pooch, Waldo, back to the first Christmas. There the second shepherd shares with them the angels’ message — that Jesus is born in Bethlehem! (22 minutes) The City That Forgot About Christmas – 22 min– The story of a woodcarver who lived in a village that had forgotten about Christmas. When he taught the children of the town about the...

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If the World Were a Village

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Based on the award-winning book by David J. Smith, If the World Were a Village is a wonderful introduction to the realities of our global situation. It delivers an important metaphor; imagine the whole world as a village of just 100 people… If the World Were a Village tells us who we are, where we live, what languages we speak, what religions we practice and more. So come and learn about our global village. What you find may surprise you! Narrated by popular Canadian jazz singer, Jackie Richardson. Teachers guide included.

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Mission Program 2005 DVD

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MISSION PROGRAM 2005 DVD features Los Qunichos School in Managua, Nicagua. It accompanies the Discovery III packet. The DVD contains:LOS QUINCHOS: STREET VENDORS OF MANAGUA, NICARAGUA (10 minutes)LOS QUINCHOS 2002: THE LEAST OF THESE (20 minutes)Also included are the following which could be used with youth and adult studies:PEACE, WHAT PEACE? CONFRONTING CENTRAL AMERICA’S NEW ECONOMIC WARdocumentary about the desperate ECONOMIC life in CENTRAL America – Guatemala, NICARAGUA and El Salvador. (29 minutes) RAYO-X (THE X-RAY) Rayo-X: NICARAGUA. An analysis of the destruction caused...

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Kids Talkin’ About Death (DVD)

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Kids Talkin’ About Death  (VHS and DVD) 20 mins Ages 9-12. A variety of children from different backgrounds react to an interviewer¿s questions about death, expressing their views and opinions based on their own experiences and observations. The frank, spontaneous, and sometimes emotionally-charged responses make this open-ended documentary a good starting point for discussion.

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