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Bicycle (The): Fighting Aids with Community Medicine

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BICYCLE (THE): FIGHTING AIDS WITH COMMUNITY MEDICINE  -(17 mins) Pax Chingawale pedals his bicycle over 20 km a day visiting his neighbors from house to house. His travels take him to twenty villages, in Zomba District, southern Malawi, Africa. In The Bicycle, director Katerina Cizek chronicles Pax’s journeys as he battles AIDS at the grassroots. Pax is not a doctor or a nurse. He’s a retired government auditor who volunteers with Canada’s Dignitas International, helping create a model for making ARV drugs accessible to the world’s most vulnerable people: those who...

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Anyone and Everyone

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ANYONE AND EVERYONE – An intimate portrait of families who have a child who is gay.  The families are from diverse backgrounds and various religious denominations.  Parents talk about their struggles and their pain, but above all, their love for their child and how that has shaped their response.  Scene selection (22 scenes) allows for flexible use.   (2007) (57 mins)

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Congregations in Transition – Seminar

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Congregations in Transition- Seminar: The Campbellton/Escuminac Pastoral charge and Miramichi Presbytery with the support of Professor Gina Grandy, the Rev. Dr. Jim MacDonald and the Rev. Bill Thomas present an information seminar on successful congregations in transition. Held on April 24, 2010, this dvd captures informative presentations describing the journeys of two New Brunswick congregations who have stepped “outside of the box”; one has partnered with six individual agencies to establish a new Community Peace Centre in Moncton, and the other a 97-unit mixed income residential...

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Place to Pray: Conversations on the Lord’s Prayer (DVD)

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Some of us feel our prayers aren’t going anywhere and that we never experience the presence of God.  But can the too-familiar phrases of the Lord’s Prayer help?  Roberta Bondi, teacher, writer, and student of the ancient church, thinks so and shares what the beloved phrases mean to her and how they’ve changed her life.  In this series, she talks about each of the phrases and with four others discusses a range of personal and social issues, all connected to the Lord’s Prayer.

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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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Godly Play: Exile & Return

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Godly Play: Exile & Return God’s Presence with the people in Exile. Abraham & Sarah traveled away from home and found that God was everywhere.  In this lesson nearly the same journey is taken by God’s people.  This journey is forced on the People but that found God was also in a strange and foreign land. God’s presence is not here or there , but everywhere, waiting. To be found. To find us. Kit includes:  Script, people of God figures, chain , blue yarn for rivers, blocks of wood for Babylon & Haran Desert Box needed but not supplied. Pattern available from AVEL...

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Box, the Book, and the Preacher, The

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Box, the Book, and the Preacher, The On this 37-minute DVD, Mark MacDonald offers an incisive analysis of the churches’ history with Aboriginal peoples in North America, describing the spirituality of the church as that of a box (building), a book (Bible), and a preacher. The first national Indigenous bishop for the Anglican Church of Canada speaks from his own experience of the mainstream church in Aboriginal communities. He offers stories, subtly powerful images, and new ways of looking at ancient scriptures as guides to help us all recover the power of the gospel for today and to find...

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Experiencing Ecological Christianity (Adult Curriculum)

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Experiencing Ecological Christianity is the third in the series Experience! Faith Formation Curriculum for Adults. Based on the bestselling book Darwin, Divinity, and the Dance of the Cosmos by Bruce Sanguin, Experiencing Ecological Christianity invites participants to focus on the ecological crisis. According to Bruce Sanguin, ” Today, there is nothing more critical than a compassionate response to the plight of our planet. The church must be at the forefront of shifting human consciousness away from an ethic of domination for economic gain, and toward a spirituality of...

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Called to be the Church

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Called To Be The Church dvd is a compilation of the following programs: Dare to Be (8:57 min) Welcome to the United Church  (6:25 mins) Minute for Mission Clips:         Abundance  (1:10 min)         Faithful Giving (0 :56 min)         Let’s Not be Afraid to Ask  (1:20 min)

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Choosing Our Future: Senior Students in Conversation with Jean Vanier

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This 8-session Bible Study Kit is intended for young people ages approximately 14 to 17. It introduces youth to Jean Vanier, an inspiring Canadian spiritual leader and humanitarian who is both a magnet and model for young people today. The Bible Study Kit includes: 1 Leader’s Guide 8 sets of 20 wallet-sized quotation cards (1 set for each of the eight sessions) 1 Choosing Our Future DVD-ROM

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