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IMAGES FOR REFLECTION

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Images for Reflection 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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FROM TEARS TO HOPE

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From Tears to Hope: Another view of life in Rwanda The Rwandan genocide that began in April 1994 was one of the 20th century’s worst examples of mass murder.  Most of those who survived are women; the vast majority are widows.  Their lives today are an unusual blend of tears, at having lost their loved ones, and hope, as they rebuild their communities and their country.  Devastated by years of war, Rwanda is still in a very fragile state.  It is the women who must shoulder the burden of rebuilding Rwandan society.  Their raw courage and determination is an inspiration to men and...

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LIVING WITH MONEY: COMPLETE CURRICULUM PACKAGE

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Living With Money is an ecumenical adult education program for congregations. Four video segments- can support a four, six, eight or twelve week teaching and discussion programme. 1.Making Money – this segment defines money and asks why money is such a taboo subject in our culture.  Participants are asked to define money for themselves and look at how the subject of money has functioned as a taboo in their own lives. 2.Know Your Money – each of us has a unique and personal relationship to money.  This segment explores the various money styles each of us may have experienced...

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LABOUR OF LOVE – 5 STORIES OF CAREGIVING

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LABOUR OF LOVE – 5 STORIES OF CAREGIVING (44 minutes; VHS) Walk through almost any neighborhood, and behind one of those front doors you’ll find a family caregiver.  The numbers are staggering.  Over 25 million North Americans are currently looking after elderly relatives with health problems.

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FISH EYES: Tape 5: Lazarus, The Last Supper

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Episode 9:  Lazarus Jesus helps old fried Lazarus from a premature tomb. Turns out Lazarus is quite a Scrabble player. Later, by the hearth, Peter and Andrew wonder why Jesus–like Judas–seems so burdened and preoccupied. Episode 10:  The Last Supper Peter sets the table–per Andrew’s detailed sketch–for a special dinner in a humble place. The meal is an uneasy mix of laughter and symbolism–wine, bread, Judas, foot washing. Peter: “We would never forsake you.”

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FISH EYES: Tape 2: Miracles; Sermon on the Mount I (Don’t Worry)

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Episode 3: Miracles (Where’s Your Faith) The plot thickens! Jesus calms the storms (not soon enough for a fearful Peter) and raises a paralytic to his feet. Why has this Man of wonders chosen fishermen and tax collectors? Episode 4:  Sermon on the Mount (Don’t Worry) On an ordinary day, the brothers discuss an extraordinary sermon. First at a Laundromat, then at a grocery store, they take on beatitudes, fruits of repentance, and a hard question–what does it mean to not worry?

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RELIGION OF OUR NEIGHBOURS – ZOROASTRIANISM

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A Series of ten programs exploring different religious traditions. Each video is an interview with a practicing member of the faith tradition. Originally intended for classroom use in a highschool class, but can be used with youth and adult groups for information and discussion.  Sid Bentley of Vancouver interviews each presenter using questions raised by members of his class.

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RELIGION OF OUR NEIGHBOURS – BAHA’I

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A Series of ten programs exploring different religious traditions. Each video is an interview with a practicing member of the faith tradition. Originally intended for classroom use in a highschool class, but can be used with youth and adult groups for information and discussion.  Sid Bentley of Vancouver interviews each presenter using questions raised by members of his class.  

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RELIGION OF OUR NEIGHBOURS – UNITARIANISM

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A Series of ten programs exploring different religious traditions. Each video is an interview with a practicing member of the faith tradition. Originally intended for classroom use in a highschool class, but can be used with youth and adult groups for information and discussion.  Sid Bentley of Vancouver interviews each presenter using questions raised by members of his class.

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RELIGION OF OUR NEIGHBOURS – BAHA'I

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A Series of ten programs exploring different religious traditions. Each video is an interview with a practicing member of the faith tradition. Originally intended for classroom use in a highschool class, but can be used with youth and adult groups for information and discussion.  Sid Bentley of Vancouver interviews each presenter using questions raised by members of his class.  

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