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A Force More Powerful

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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

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Where Our Treasure Is

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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.

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Peace with Justice for Palestine/Israel

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  A summary of information sources and actions you can take in relation to Peace with Justice for Palestine/Israel has been compiled by the Just Peace Working Group of the Church in Action Committee. Information summary list 2013

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For Persevering People

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For Persevering People featuring Margaret J. Wheatley  How do we not lose our way in this difficult time?  How do we maintain our clarity, stamina and faith as we experience disruptions, set-backs and obstacles?  How do we persevere on behalf of the people, places and causes we love? Based on Margaret’s book Perseverance, this DVD is a gentle, encouraging inquiry into these and other questions, and provides you with the opportunity to reflect on the challenges and strengths of people who persevere.

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Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

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PAINTING THE STARS   Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality. Featuring a dozen leading theologians and progressive thinkers, the six-session program includes a printable participant reader (written by evolutionary theologian Bruce Sanguin) and a facilitator guide with discussion questions. The basic format for each 1-1½ hour session includes conversation around the readings, a 20-minute video presentation and guided discussion. The six themes: Toward Healing the Rift A Renaissance of...

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Good Idea! CAN-struction Christmas Creation

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

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Many Faces of Afghanistan: The Sweetest Embrace: Return to Afghanistan

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Many Faces of Afghanistan: The Sweetest Embrace: Return to Afghanistan (73 minutes, English sub-titles) The moving film follows Soorgul and Amir on a journey home to Afghanistan after 16 years in exile. Sent as school boys to neighbouring Tajikistan during the Soviet occupation of their country, they became stranded when Afghanistan fell into chaos and civil war. Together, the two young men journey through one of the world’s most harsh and beautiful landscapes. For one of them the journey ends in a joyful reunion. The other discovers a heartbreaking family secret hidden all these...

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