What is AVEL?

AVEL is The United Church of Canada’s video and DVD lending library. Maritime Conference United Church constituents are automatically members of AVEL and can borrow resources without paying a membership fee.

Are you a member of United Church Women, United Church Men, Youth Group, Sunday School or other key organization in your congregation, responsible for providing programming?  If so consider using our services at AVEL for timely resources on spirituality, environmental concerns, social action, stewardship, Bible Study and many, many additional topics.

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Search for Resources

Use the search box on this page and click for more search options. You can also visit the Resource Page.

You can order your AVEL resource on-line once you have selected a resource. Watch for “Avel – Click here to order this resource.”

 

AVEL Contact Information

Sarah Wallace is offering assistance in filling your AVEL requests.

 

1-800-268-3781 ext. 6159
swallace@united-church.ca

 

Most Recent Resources

  • Video

CELEBRATION OF OUR ROOTS (A): UNION CHURCHES

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This is one part of a 3 part series about the founding denominations of The United Church of Canada. The other two parts of the series (also available in AVEL) are about Methodist and the Presbyterian Churches. A look at the setting in western Canada in the early 1900s, out of which independent Union Churches developed and later became part of The United Church of Canada. Useful in church membership classes.

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  • DVD
  • Video

Burning Rivers

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This is a documentary which examines the environmental and social crisis in Guatemala. By examining the state of the Guatemalan environment and exploring the traditional relationship between the people and the land the video focuses on the links between human rights and sustainable environment.

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BAPTISM: BEGINNING & BELONGING – A Congregation’s Celebration

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A video which demonstrates the liturgy for a unified rite of baptism and renewal (or affirmation) of baptismal faith, as set out in the service booklet, Baptism and Renewal of Baptismal Faith. It shows that people can affirm their faith more than once, and it demonstrates the role of congregational sponsors.

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  • Video

BAPTISM: BEGINNING & BELONGING – A Congregation's Celebration

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A video which demonstrates the liturgy for a unified rite of baptism and renewal (or affirmation) of baptismal faith, as set out in the service booklet, Baptism and Renewal of Baptismal Faith. It shows that people can affirm their faith more than once, and it demonstrates the role of congregational sponsors.

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  • Slide Tape

SPIRIT OF THE SOUTH SEAS

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A brief glimpse into the lives of the people of the South Pacific islands, showing the influence of Christ’s teachings on their community life.

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