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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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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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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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United for Peace Campaign DVD – 2 DVD Set

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Reflections on Land, Reconciliation, Challenging, and Transformation United Church people and partners from a number of areas of the world share the context in which they work, their struggles, and the faith that sustains them. Each theme begins with a theological reflection that can be used to ground group discussion. The DVD also includes: Spirit Connection: November 4: United for PeaceThis program launches the church’s United for Peace campaign. Filmed this fall, the main part of this documentary gives voice to our partners in Israel and Palestine who are working on both sides to...

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Massy Lectures 2008 / Payback / Margaret Atwood /

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MASSEY LECTURES 2008: PAYBACK with Margaret Atwood (CD) Audio:  5 CDs – 60 min. each The most prestigious and eagerly anticipated non-fiction series of the year teams up with legendary poet, novelist and essayist Margaret Atwood to deliver a surprising look at the topic of debt. It’s a timely subject for our current period of economic upheaval, caused by the collapse of a system of interlocking debts. In her wide ranging, entertaining, and imaginative approach to the subject, Atwood proposes that debt is like air — something we take for granted until things go wrong. And then, while...

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Crude Awakening (A) DVD

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Crude Awakening, – A film by Basil Gelpke & Ryan McCormack Our civilization`s addiction to oil puts it on a collision course with disaster. Compelling, intelligent, and highly disturbing, the film visits with the world`s top experts and comes to a startling but logical conclusion our industrial society, built on cheap and readily available oil, must be completely re-imagined and overhauled. The world`s oil supplies are peaking and the crisis of global shortage looms; we are running out of oil and we don`t have a plan. [DVD; 2006, Switzerland, Languages: English 85 min.]

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