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Mission and Service Fund Brochure

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

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Planning for Worship for the Fall?

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The Conference Stewardship Committee offers a bulletin outline  and dialogue sermon to use/adapt to your context.      

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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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Earth Speaks…voices of ecological debt

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Earth Speaks…voices of ecological debt DVD, 11 minutes In this short dvd program we see and hear a concise and informative introduction to the devastation caused by gold mining in Central and South America.

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From Mammon to Manna: Sabbath Economics and Community Investing

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From Mammon to Manna: Sabbath Economics and Community Investing is a two-disc set (six 30 minute sessions) featuring theologian Ched Myers and investment advisor Andy Loving of Just Money Advisors.  The series is for adult study groups interested in exploring biblical faith and economic practice.

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Embracing the Prophets in Contemporary Culture: Walter Brueggemann on Confronting Today’s Pharaohs

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 Old Testament Scholar Walter Brueggemann presents this compelling faith exploration and develops the contemporary significance and relevance of the Old Testament prophets as uncredentialed purveyors of covenant and moral coherence in a world of power, money and violence. (A 6-session study)

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Omega Financial Plan: A Fresh Word on Capitalism, Culture & Christianity

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OMEGA FINANCIAL PLAN: A FRESH WORD ON CAPITALISM, CULTURE & CHRISTIANITY – Ten Classes: 1. The Omega Financial Plan; 2. Many Minds over Money; 3. The Original Word on Money; 4. The Changing Word on Money; 5. Business: More than Money; 6. Spiritualizing the Dismal Science of Economics; 7. Spiritual Investing; 8. See the Big Picture: Do the Little Things; 9. Spiritual Bequests; 10. A Spiritualized ‘Third Way’ for the 21st Century.

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Freedom Tour (The)

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FREEDOM TOUR (THE) (DVD; 2008; 53 minutes) Josée Boulanger, Coordinator and Producer and Co-creators Valerie Wolbert, Susie Weiszmann, David Weremy, Kevin Johnson and Mark Blanchette say that The Freedom Tour will help people understand that no person should ever have to live in an institution regardless of the labels attached to them. As full Canadian citizens, people with intellectual disabilities have the right to choose who provides the supports, where to live and with whom. ‘We are People First members fighting for the right of all people who are labeled with an intellectual...

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Crapshoot: The gamble with our wastes

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CRAPSHOOT: THE GAMBLE WITH OUR WASTES (DVD;  (53 mins)  A hazardous mix of waste is flushed into the sewer every day. The billions of litres of water  combined with unknown quantities of chemicals, solvents, heavy metals, human waste and food where does it all go? And what does it do to us? From ancient times, countries have chosen the sewer to get rid of household and industrial waste, yet the contaminants we flush resurface in our food chain. Fish swim through waste water dumped into rivers, while sewage sludge is spread on farmland as...

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