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Children’s Spirituality: What Is It and Why It Matters

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Children’s Spirituality: What Is It and Why It Matters In November  2012, Dr. Rebecca Nye accepted an invitation to visit the Maritime Conference. During her stay, Dr. Nye delivered two public lectures and addressed a Godly Play workshop and symposium held at the Maritime Conference Center of the United Church of Canada. This dvd is a recording of her public lecture held at Woodlawn United Church, Dartmouth, NS, on November 22nd.

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“Good Idea” – Spiritual Practices with Youth

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SPY, Spiritual Practices with Youth, is the name of a group for young teens at Sackville United Church, Sackville, NB. This sample session includes the “norms” for the group, definition of spiritual practices, and a session on praying in nature.

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Children Speak of Their Experience of Church – Graduation Project

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Children Speak of Their Experience of Church – Graduation Project by Janice Frame. Of interest to ministers, parents. and faith formation committees.

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In the Name of Love Baptism Resource kit: Congregations/Parents

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This kit includes printed material, a DVD-ROM with text files that can be customized, a baptism video, and video interviews. The package includes background material to be shared with those inquiring about baptism, an outline for a baptism preparation session, and resources that a congregation can use to support those who have been baptized. Companion parents’ DVD-ROM with the same title.A perfect gift for parents, this DVD-ROM includes a short video about baptism, additional video interviews, and text and image files parents can adapt to commemorate their own experience. It also...

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For the Bible Tells Me So

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FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO – Does God really condemn loving homosexual relationships? Is the chasm separating Christianity from gays and lesbians too wide to cross? Is the Bible an excuse to hate? These questions and more are answered in this award winning documentary, which reconciles homosexuality and Biblical scripture – and reveals that religious anti-gay bias is based almost solely upon a misinterpretation of the Bible. Through the experiences of five Christian families, we discover how people of faith handle the realization of having a gay child. Offering healing, clarity,...

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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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Eight Fearless Questions: An Inquiry with Margaret Wheatley

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Eight Fearless Questions: An inquiry with Margaret WheatleyJoin Dr. Margaret Wheatley, renowned author and teacher, in exploring eight questions designed to help you develop clarity about your work and the contribution you want to offer at this troubled time. In her gentle but forceful way, Dr. Wheatley takes us deeper into the questions of identity, reality, and our capacity to discover fearlessness for the people and issues we most care about. 1. Does the world need me to be fearless?2. Who do I choose to be for this world?3. How do I name myself?4. Can I bear witness to what is?5. Can I...

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Breakaway! Exploring Christian Values in Sports

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Breakaway! Exploring Christian Values in Sports In 2009, the Maritime Conference Christian Life and Growth Committee planned and facilitated an event for families involved in hockey (or other sports organization/activities). Why? Sports is often blamed for the decline of Sunday Schools and the lack of children in church. Yet hockey is a source of passion for young people and where there is passion, there is God. As a church we have not found ways to reconcile church and hockey/sports; the two remain in tension. We are compelled to ask: ” Where is God in hockey? How can we learn about...

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Radically Simple

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RADICALLY simple DVD-RS Author:Jim Merkel Jim Merkel, author of Radical Simplicity, leads by example on the path to simple and sustainable living. Imagine that you are first in line at a potluck supper. The spread includes not just food and water, but all the materials needed for shelter, clothing, healthcare, and education. How do you know how much to take? How much must you leave for your neighbors behind you – not just the 6 billion human beings, but our fellow creatures and the yet-to-be-born? In the face of looming ecological disaster, many people feel the need to change their...

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Advent Calendar on DVD: A Christmas Countdown for December

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Ever wonder why we celebrate Christmas the way we do. Why do we give gifts, hang mistletoe, decorate Christmas trees? How did Santa, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, and The Nutcracker become Christmas traditions? Learn the origins of these and many other Christmas traditions on this single DVD the whole family will enjoy. 25 mini-documentaries (each between 3-4 minutes) take viewers on an entertaining yet informative journey through the Advent season. Extras include an advent coloring book in PDF, scripts for all 25 days of December in PDGF, daily Bible reading in your choice of four...

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