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Embracing Transformation (DVD)

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This video is intended to broaden awareness of community activities and cultural diversity in many congregations and to demonstrate that congregational mission is unique to each community. It shows six different congregations that are seeking to follow God in mission in the changing circumstances of their communities. The congregations are Foothills United in Calgary, Marion Harper Memorial Circle in Winnipeg, Comunaute Chretienne de Bethel in Montreal, Westminster United in Mississauga, ON, Three Rivers Pastoral Charge in the Annapolis Valley, and Ryerson United in Vancouver.

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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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Embracing Aging: Families Facing Change

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Embracing Aging: Families Facing Change DVD, 58 minChange and getting older is inevitable. So how can we make it the best it can be? In this documentary, viewers will meet six families and hear from experts and wise ones who share insights on aging, housing choices, facing illness and cooperating as siblings in the care of aging parents. Residents of a cohousing community for those older than 55 offer attractive alternatives for the aging years. As viewers see other people dealing with aging, they will find new perspectives and models of communicating and making decisions on aging and will...

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ENDING OCCUPATION: VOICES FOR A JUST PEACE

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Ending Occupation: Voices for a Just PeaceThe Palestinian-Israeli conflict is one of the most sensitive, emotive, and tragic conflicts shaking the world today. In this video, local Christian and other religious leaders, and Palestinian and Israeli human rights activists outline the root causes of violence in the region and the opportunities for a just peace. This video is an invitation to all WCC member churches and ecumenical partners to join the ecumenical campaign to End the illegal occupation of Palestine: Support a just peace in the Middle East, launched by the WCC Central Committee in...

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EMBRACING TRANSFORMATION: Congregational Mission in a Changing Canada

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This video is intended to broaden awareness of community activities and cultural diversity in many congregations and to demonstrate that congregational mission is unique to each community. It shows six different congregations that are seeking to follow God in mission in the changing circumstances of their communities. The congregations are Foothills United in Calgary, Marion Harper Memorial Circle in Winnipeg, Comunaute Chretienne de Bethel in Montreal, Westminster United in Mississauga, ON, Three Rivers Pastoral Charge in the Annapolis Valley, and Ryerson United in Vancouver.

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ECUMENICAL SHARED MINISTRY: A LOVE STORY

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Ecumenical shared ministries involve people of different Christian traditions coming together to share their life and ministry. They may share any or all of facilities, staff, program and worship, or they might form one congregation. This video tells the stories of four ecumenical shared ministries, highlighting such issues as sharing a building, developing different styles of worship, education about each other’s traditions and values, decision-making, appointments of clergy, joys and frustrations.

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ETHNIC MINISTRIES OF THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA

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A good overview of the ethnic congregations that are part of the United Church. It explains how they differ from other United Churches and looks at the important role these congregations play in the lives of new immigrants as well as second and third generations.

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