• DVD

A Force More Powerful

AVEL Resource | Formats: | Subjects: , , , | Audiences: , , , , , , , , , | Keywords: | Areas: ,

A Force More Powerful is a Documentary series which explores one of the 20th century’s most important but least understood stories: how nonviolent power has overcome oppression and authoritarian rule all over the world. Narrated by Ben Kingsley, and nominated for an Emmy, A Force More Powerful premiered on PBS in September 2000. (2 X 84 min

Read More
  • Format - View Online

Where Our Treasure Is

Formats: | Subjects: , , , , , | Audiences: , | Keywords: , , , , , , | Areas:

Where Our Treasure Is Detailed overview of  issues relating to gold mining in Guatemala and the United Church Pension investment.  Prepared by the Mining the Connections Working Group of the Church in Action Committee of Maritime Conference.

Read More
  • PDF

Mission & Service Brochure 2013

Formats: | Subjects: | Audiences: , , , | Keywords: | Areas:

Wondering how the mission support grants are allocated in Maritime Conference? This brochure is a very valuable tool.

Read More
  • Online

Good Idea! CAN-struction Christmas Creation

Formats: | Subjects: | Audiences: , , , , , | Keywords: | Areas:

Pictou United Church supports their local food bank in a creative way.

Read More
  • DVD

Many Faces of Afghanistan: A Dream for Kabul

AVEL Resource | Formats: | Subjects: , , , , , , | Audiences: , , , , , , , , , , | Keywords: | Areas:

Many Faces of Afghanistan: A Dream for Kabul (81 minutes, French sub-titles) In 2001, Haruhiro Shiratori lost his only child in the attacks on the World Trade Center. Instead of isolating himself in grief, he decides to meet the Afghan people and help them prevent such attacks from happening again. A Japanese Don Quixote, he dreams of building a cultural centre for the children of Kabul. A Dream for Kabul charts Shiratori’s double effort – to advance a humanist project in the face of adversity while seeking reconciliation with his dead son.

Read More
  • DVD

Many Faces of Afghanistan: Afghan Chronicles; Good Morning Kandahar

AVEL Resource | Formats: | Subjects: , , , | Audiences: , , , , , , , | Keywords: | Areas:

Many Faces of Afghanistan: Afghan Chronicles; Good Morning Kandahar Afghan Chronicles (52 min) In Kabul, the press group Killid Media is a real phenomenon, one in which women play a key role. This documentary follows the distribution of its magazines around the city, offering an inside view of the reconstruction of Afghanistan. This new publisher carries a message freed from the constraints of tradition. Yet despite the emergence of democracy, these achievements are still fragile. Good Morning Kandahar (50 min) Offering a fresh look at the Afghan war, Ariel Nasr sets out to take the pulse...

Read More
  • Committee
  • PDF

The Poverty Trap

Formats: , | Subjects: | Audiences: , , , , , , | Keywords: , | Areas:

The Poverty Trap – an activity shared by Halifax Presbytery Church in Action Committee.

Read More
  • DVD

Mission and Service Stories 2012

AVEL Resource | Formats: | Subjects: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Audiences: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Keywords: | Areas:

Mission and Service Stories 2012 This DVD offers 19 video clips of stories of how the United Church of Canada supports ministries and projects close to home and around the world through contributions to the Mission and Service Fund. The clips range in length from 1:10 to 5:15 minutes, and include  stories from  St. John’s, Cuba, and the Phillipines; stories about silent worship, HIV patients, and building schools; and stories that inspire and encourage our support of mission and service.

Read More
Page 1 of 1112345678910...Last »