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Mission and Service Stories 2012

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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.

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  • PRINT

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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  • Guide

Embracing an Adult Faith: Marcus Borg on What it Means to be Christian

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In this five-session, faith-formation resource, participants enjoy the rare privilege of witnessing Marcus Borg in dialogue with a small, diverse group of adults as they honestly — and sometimes painfully — confront the big questions and work together toward authentic answers.

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  • KIT

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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  • KIT

Beginnings: An Introduction to Christian Faith

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BEGINNINGS: An Introduction to Christian Faith (DVD)  – This Introduction to Christian Faith is a 9-12 week small-group study about basic Christian beliefs. It targets inquirers, explorers, seekers, and new church members and is designed to help you meet these adults wherever they might be on their spiritual journey. The kit includes a variety of guides, both for leaders and participants. There is a director’s manual, small-group leader’s guide, participant’s guide and Along the Way, a participant’s companion.

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System Belongs to God (DVD)

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In this seven part series, Walter Wink, in conversation with Janet Wolf and James Forbes, helps us understand the spiritual forces in the ‘powers and principalities’. They offer a new way of thinking and hoping and acting for transformation. 1 – The Way Things Are 2. God Won’t Give Up3. What Jesus Realy Said4. How to Fight Without Hitting5. What if Nations, Companies and Churches had Angels/6. How You see the World7. Praying for the Big Picture

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Steps in a Journey DVD

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This video has been produced to accompany the print magazine by the same title. Ralph Milton, the author of the print piece, hosts the video. Both are intended to convey a sense of what the United Church believes and means to its members. A useful tool for church orientation and membership classes, as well as for groups interested in discussing United Church beliefs and practice.

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Final Show: Spirit Connection Dec. 30, 2007

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A look back on 20 years of Spirit Connection, the United Church’s television show that blazed a new path for religious television, showcasing good news and inspiring stories from across the church in Canada and oversears. A look back at 20 years of broadcasting through the memories of the people behind the scenes.

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Sacred & Secular: 1998 Lenten Series (DVD)

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As broadcast on Spirit Connection, this is a compelling series of in-depth interviews conducted by host Royal Orr with six Canadians describing how they integrate their Christian faith with their daily lives. Program 1: Rt. Rev. Bill Phipps, the Moderator of The United Church of Canada, talks about what Lent and the Gospel mean in his life. Program 2: Gail Reid, the managing editor of Fellowship Magazine, celebrates the victory of the Resurrection and the season of reconciliation.Program 3: Senator Anne Cools is a long-time activist who believes strongly in speaking on behalf of...

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Lentscape – Sessions 5-7 VHS

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LentScape takes the viewer through the events of Lent, weaving each Biblical story with an issue implicit in the story. Each issue is addressed by the host and five panelists. 5: The Trial: This fifth episode deals with the question, ‘Is justice ever served?’6: The Crucifixion: This sixth episode deals with the question, ‘What price Faith?’7: The Resurrection: This seventh episode deals with the question, ‘Can people really change?’

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