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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Final Show: Spirit Connection Dec. 30, 2007

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A look back on 20 years of Spirit Connection, the United Church’s television show that blazed a new path for religious television, showcasing good news and inspiring stories from across the church in Canada and oversears. A look back at 20 years of broadcasting through the memories of the people behind the scenes.

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Christmas in Bethlehem – Spirit Connection Dec. 16, 2007

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Christmas in Bethlehem -Spirit Connection Dec. 16, 2007 (DVD) 28 minsThe community of Bethlehem once hosted thousands of pilgrims at Christmas. But with the rise in tensions, fewer and fewer Christians are venturing through the checkpoints into this Palestinian town. A look at life in modern Bethlehem through the eyes of its residents.

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Sense of Place DVD

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A Sense of PlaceWhat is the appropriate relationship between humans and the whole living system? That’s the question explored by author and bioregionalist Kirkpatrick Sale, biologist John Todd, writer and editor Nancy Jack Todd, Grammy Award-winning musician Paul Winter, and community innovator Jeff Bercuvitz in this compelling videotape. A winner of the Worldfest Houston International Film Festival, this program is narrated by Susan Sarandon. 28 minutes

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UNITED FOR PEACE: SPIRIT CONNECTION: November 4, 2007

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This 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 bring about a peaceful resolution to the long-standing turmoil in the region. It also highlights other aspects of the campaign that congregations can incorporate into their worship and mission lives.

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Living the Questions 2.0: Invitation to Journey: Disc 1 (1-7)

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LtQ2 is the completely revised and expanded version of Living the Questions, the popular video & internet-based small group exploration of progressive Christianity featuring premier religion voices of our day. LtQ2 is an open-minded alternative to studies that attempt to give participants all the answers and instead strives to create an environment where participants can interact with one another in exploring what’s next for Christianity. Disc 1: Invitation to Journey: (7 sessions)  An Invitation to Journey Taking the Bible Seriously Thinking Theologically Stories of...

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Living the Questions 2.0: Reclaiming the World: Disc 2 (8-14)

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Reclaiming the World is the second disc in a 3-disc study, Living the Questions 2.0, offering sessions 8 through 14: Restoring Relationships the Prophetic Jesus Evil, Suffering & a God of Love The Myth of Redemptive Violence Practicing Resurrection Debunking the Rapture Reclaiming the World . LtQ2 is an open-minded alternative to studies that attempt to give participants all the answers and instead strives to create an environment where participants can interact with one another in exploring what’s next for...

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Living the Questions 2.0: Call to Covenant: Disc 3 (15-21)

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Call to Covenant is the third disc of the 3-disc study, Living the Questions 2.0, and  offers the following sessions: A Kingdom without Walls Social Justice: Realizing God’s Vision Incarnation: Divinely Human Prayer: Intimacy with God Compassion: the Heart of Jesus’ Ministry Creative Transformation Embracing Mystery

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Living the Questions 2.0: Data Disk

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LtQ2 is the completely revised and expanded version of Living the Questions, the popular video & internet-based small group exploration of progressive Christianity featuring premier religion voices of our day. LtQ2 is an open-minded alternative to studies that attempt to give participants all the answers and instead strives to create an environment where participants can interact with one another in exploring what’s next for Christianity. Comprised of 21 sessions, LtQ2 may be offered in sequence or as three independent flights of seven units each: Invitation to...

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