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Sacred Trust: Part 2: Boundary Issues for Clergy and Spiritual Teachers

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Sacred Trust: Boundary Issues for Clergy and Spiritual Teachers(Produced by: Center for the Prevention of Sexual and domestic Violence)Part 1: Boundaries** Power and Vulnerability (22 mins)Part 2: Dating** Friendships** Dual Relationships** Gifts** (23 mins)Part 3: The Pulpit** Transference** Hugging and Touch** Intimacy** (22 mins)Part 4: Personal Needs and Self-Care** Red Flags** Final Reflections** (22 mins)

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Sacred Trust: Part 3: Boundary Issues for Clergy and Spiritual Teachers

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Sacred Trust: Boundary Issues for Clergy and Spiritual Teachers(Produced by: Center for the Prevention of Sexual and domestic Violence)Part 1: Boundaries** Power and Vulnerability (22 mins)Part 2: Dating** Friendships** Dual Relationships** Gifts** (23 mins)Part 3: The Pulpit** Transference** Hugging and Touch** Intimacy** (22 mins)Part 4: Personal Needs and Self-Care** Red Flags** Final Reflections** (22 mins)

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THAT’S A FAMILY

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Children from various different family configurations describe their family activities, and explain the meaning of word{s} that relate to their situation (e.g. “”guardian””, “”divorce””, “”lesbian””, “”adoption””). They talk about other people’s reactions to their family unit, and their own feelings about what people say. But they all agree that a family is “”people who love each other and take care of each other””. An extensive discussion/teaching guide is provided

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CELEBRATION OF BAPTISM, THE

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William Kervin, Professor of Public Worship at Emmanuel College in Toronto, takes the viewer through an overview introducing the basic structure and content of the baptismal liturgy in the new service book, “”Celebrate God’s Presence””. This instructional video was originally produced for use a basic course at Emmanuel College, but it would be useful for congregations studying baptismal practice and policy, worship committees, and as preparation for baptism.

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HANDLE WITH CARE

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The five stories in this video involve 2nd through 4th graders in problem solving and decision making, inviting them to examine their values. Designed to help children develop caring attitudes and responsible behavior toward others.

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GOOD AND PERFECT GIFT, A

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Six-year-old Manuelita lives with her widowed mother in the mountains of New Mexico. Manuelita insists on praying for a “”Christmas Daddy”” just for a day. A parable of faith and its transforming power.

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EASTER SEASON: A TIME TO REMEMBER

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Kathleen Chesto draws from her own experience to share simple family events that teach us what is at the core of our faith, and to learn more about Easter as we reflect on Jesus ‘passion and death and celebrate his resurrection.

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ADVENT: A TIME TO HOPE

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Kathleen Chesto shows how family activities reveal a spirituality that can teach us about Advent.

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STICKS AND STONES: NAME-CALLING

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School children, played by puppets, are aided by a teacher or friend to help them resolve difficult situations. The program is designed to help children develop postive problem solving skills. The process includes: naming and claiming feelings; talking to someone you trust; finding supportive adults; mutual empowerment: saying you’re sorry; developing empathy; taking action.

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ESCAPE FROM AFFLUENZA

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Subtitled ‘Living Better on Less’, this program, originally aired on PBS, provides practical solutions to the problems (stress, waste, overconsumption and environmental decay) caused by the pace of modern consumer living. Viewers are offered a number of examples of simpler lifestyles as well as a variety of ideas for cutting consumption, debt, and waste. Done with good humour and engaging style.

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