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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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

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UCM Rally: April 28, 2012 (Rev. Dr. Bob Fennell)

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UCM Rally: April 28, 2012 (Rev. Dr. Bob Fennell) The 2012 Men’s Rally took place at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church in Amherst, Nova Scotia. The keynote speaker was the Rev. Dr. Rob Fennell of the Atlantic School of Theology who offered reflections based on 1 Samuel 13:14.

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Questions of Faith for Youth Series II (dvd)

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Young people were interviewed on issues and faith questions, and their responses are presented as food for thought to stimulate discussion. Each session deals with one question of faith, and runs about 30 minutes. The titles in the series are:  1. Why Pray? 2. Who Do You Want to Become? 3. How Much Stuff Do You Need? 4. How Do You Know What is Right? 5. What Can You Do About Violence? 6. Is Loving Yourself Easy?

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Spiritual Literacy: Volume 6 (VWXYZ)

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Spiritual Literacy: Volume 6 (VWXYZ) Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat’s bestselling book Spiritual Literacy: Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life is an unprecedented collection of “aha!” passages by teachers of all spiritual traditions that reveal the sacred meanings in today’s world. Now available as a DVD series, 6 DVDs, 26 sessions. Topics are organized around a new alphabet of 26 spiritual qualities of mind and heart for practicing spirituality in everyday life. Reflection and discussions questions are offered for each session, as well as suggestions for possible...

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Spiritual Literacy: Volume 5 (RSTU)

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Spiritual Literacy: Volume 5 (RSTU) Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat’s bestselling book Spiritual Literacy: Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life is an unprecedented collection of “aha!” passages by teachers of all spiritual traditions that reveal the sacred meanings in today’s world. Now available as a DVD series, 6 DVDs, 26 sessions. Topics are organized around a new alphabet of 26 spiritual qualities of mind and heart for practicing spirituality in everyday life. Reflection and discussions questions are offered for each session, as well as suggestions for possible...

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Spiritual Literacy: Volume 4 (NOPQ)

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Spiritual Literacy: Volume 4 (NOPQ) Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat’s bestselling book Spiritual Literacy: Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life is an unprecedented collection of “aha!” passages by teachers of all spiritual traditions that reveal the sacred meanings in today’s world. Now available as a DVD series, 6 DVDs, 26 sessions. Topics are organized around a new alphabet of 26 spiritual qualities of mind and heart for practicing spirituality in everyday life. Reflection and discussions questions are offered for each session, as well as suggestions for possible...

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Spiritual Literacy: Volume 3 (IJKLM)

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat’s bestselling book Spiritual Literacy: Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life is an unprecedented collection of “aha!” passages by teachers of all spiritual traditions that reveal the sacred meanings in today’s world. Now available as a DVD series, 6 DVDs, 26 sessions. Topics are organized around a new alphabet of 26 spiritual qualities of mind and heart for practicing spirituality in everyday life. Reflection and discussions questions are offered for each session, as well as suggestions for possible practices.  The Spiritual Literacy series...

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Spiritual Literacy: Volume 2 (EFGH)

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Spiritual Literacy: Volume 2 (EFGH) Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat’s bestselling book Spiritual Literacy: Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life is an unprecedented collection of “aha!” passages by teachers of all spiritual traditions that reveal the sacred meanings in today’s world. Now available as a DVD series, 6 DVDs, 26 sessions. Topics are organized around a new alphabet of 26 spiritual qualities of mind and heart for practicing spirituality in everyday life. Reflection and discussions questions are offered for each session, as well as suggestions for possible...

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Different Kind of Christmas

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A Different Kind of Christmas DVD with Leader Guide Help your church cast a vision of living and giving like Jesus, beginning with the Christmas season and continuing through the year. This five-week study helps participants see the traps and discontentment of consumerism and the call of God to live generously to fulfill God’s mission in the world.  

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