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Poverty and Prayer

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POVERTY and PRAYERAfter making five films in three years, filmmaker Gerry Straub pauses in Poverty and Prayer to reflect on the impact of filming in India, Kenya, Brazil, Jamaica, Mexico, El Salvador and the Philippines. Seeing the suffering caused by extreme poverty pushed him deeper into prayer, which in turn taught him to be more dependent upon God for everything. While Poverty and Prayer contains some new footage, the film features the most powerful scenes from the five films produced and distributed by The San Damiano Foundation. Features scenes from: When Did I See You Hungry?;...

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Central Queens United 2007

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This DVD is of the Central Queens United Church of Canada, A Service of Celebration, Worship Service, Dedication Sunday, September 16, 2007. Filmed at Hunter River, Prince Edward Isalnd, the Rev. Barbara Wagner presides at this dedication service, with Austin Jagoe, Roland Easter, the Rev. Cliff Moase, Rev. Don MacQueen, and Eric Tusz King taking part. Special Music was provided by Brad Trivers, Susan Andrews, Melanie and Kriss Taylor, Rising Tide; and Sara Weeks along with members of the Choir. Organist was Christine Belanger.

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Godly Play: Days of Creation

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Godly Play: Days of Creation With this lesson we begin to trace the elusive presence of the mystery of God in the story of God’s people. We begin to play Hide-and-Seek with the Holy One and ask, ‘What can we know of the giver by the gift.?’ Kit includes: Script, Black underlay, 7 Laminate Creation Cards You will need a basket to hold the cards.

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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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Women in the Bible: Three (DVD)

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Fran Hare continues her engaging storytelling in this third in a series of videos, Women in the Bible. On this video, Story One tells the stories of the women who were a part of the life and household of David, as recorded in the Biblical books of Samuel and Kings. Story Two highlights the stories of the women who accomanied and provided for Jesus during his earthly ministry.

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Advent Calendar on DVD: A Christmas Countdown for December

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Ever wonder why we celebrate Christmas the way we do. Why do we give gifts, hang mistletoe, decorate Christmas trees? How did Santa, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, and The Nutcracker become Christmas traditions? Learn the origins of these and many other Christmas traditions on this single DVD the whole family will enjoy. 25 mini-documentaries (each between 3-4 minutes) take viewers on an entertaining yet informative journey through the Advent season. Extras include an advent coloring book in PDF, scripts for all 25 days of December in PDGF, daily Bible reading in your choice of four...

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Nativity: The Art and Spirit of the Creche

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Here is an uplifting and fascinating Christmas special. After the cross, the Nativity scene is Christianity’s most recognized symbol. Its history, art and spirituality have been embraced by cultures around the world for nearly two thousand years. This video unites theologians and collectors with an astonishing and beautiful array of nativity scenes collected from across the globe.

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – 40th Annual Worldfest 2007 Winners: Disc 1

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October 22, 2006 – A New Face: St. James United Church, MontrealFor nearly 80 years St. James United Church in Montreal has been hidden from Ste. Catherine Street West by other buildings, which blocked the Church from public view. In the last few years the rundown stores and offices in front of the Church have been removed, revealing the now-restored and beautiful face of St. James. the re-emergence of the congregation as ”the Church in the heart of the city, with the city at heart.” DECEMBER 10, 2006 – BEYOND GRIEFthe journey from grief and loss to healing is a...

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – 40th Annual – Worldfest 2007 Winners: Disc 2

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December 18, 2005 – Christmas at Metropolitan United ChurchJoin us for the joy that is Christmas in a musical celebration at Metropolitan United Church in downtown Toronto. Familiar carols performed by the senior and youth choirs, the carillon, the Metropolitan Silver Band, and the handbell choir are a resounding and uplifting addition to the season.February 19, 2006 – Waiting for a SolutionFor refugees in Kenya, life is very difficult. Some live in organized United Nations camps, while others without rights or legal status in the country migrate to the cities in search of jobs....

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Images for Reflection DVD

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Images for Reflection (DVD) When you can’t escape to the great outdoors, “Images for Reflection” brings the beauty of the natural world to you. In this collection of seven video segments, tranquil music accompanies inspiring sights and sounds highlighting: The Mystery and Magic of Water, a Southwest Meditation, Our Nourishing Earth, A Day at the Wetlands, The Song That Waits to be Learned, Kinship of All Life, and Earth’s Children.

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