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Grounds for a Movement: a look at Fair Trade Coffee

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Grounds for a Movement: A Look at Fair Trade Coffee(Digital, Colour, Documentary, 24 minutes, 2004)Nikkel, Kevin Fair trade is gaining recognition as a legitimate response to globalization. Fair trade coffee puts more money in the hands of farmers by eliminating the middle-men on the chain of coffee trading. But what really motivates the movement? Does it simply ease the conscience of the middle class? Are large roasters jumping on the bandwagon to capitalize on consumer demands? Will fair trade coffee move into the mainstream?

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Good God Theater, Act I: Old Testament

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GOOD GOD THEATER, ACT I: OLD TESTAMENT – Good God Theater, Act 1: Old Testament by Ted & Company TheaterWorks, brings to life not only stories from the Bible but also the big story of God’s love. The freshness and humor of the performances capture the imagination and hearts of youth and adults alike. Discussion guide included. Stories told are: Creation; Cain and Abel; The Flood; Babel; Jacob and Esau; Joseph; The Midwife; Manna; Golden Calf; Leviticus; David and Bathsheba; Song of Solomon; Prophet Radio; Jeremiah; Jonah; Advent (2008) (16 short segments 110 mins in total)

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Good God Theater, Act II: New Testament

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GOOD GOD THEATER, ACT II: NEW TESTAMENT By Ted & Company TheaterWorks. Building on the well-known Ted & Lee production of Fish-Eyes, Ted has created heartwarming comedy-drama to present 16 New Testament stories. Discussion guide included. Stories told are: Gabriels Announcement; Temptation; The Call; Feeding 5000; Sermon on the Mount; Don’t tell anyone; Last Supper; Arrest and Denial; Breakfast on the Beach; Pentecost; Larry the Lame Guy; Peter’s vision; Philip and the Ethiopian; Jerusalem Council; Paul in Prison; Don’t be afraid.

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Griefwalker

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GriefwalkerA portrait of palliative caregiver Stephen Jenkinson and his work. Jenkinson is a social worker, storyteller, author and theologian. His message is that our death is not to be denied or avoided but ‘befriended’ – ‘The skill of dying is the same skill as deep living. I’m trying to teach people how to die well.’ This film offers much to think about and talk about and the imagery of the tension that exists in the natural world is beautiful. DVD 2008 (70 mins)

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Godly Play dvd

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In this 15:22 minute dvd presentation you will learn about the concept and method of Godly Play. The approach to children’s religious education called Godly play is usually offered to children in the context of Sunday or church school. It is also a wonderful way for parents to tell the stories of faith — Bible stories, baptism, church seasons, and others — in ways that allow us to enter the stories “”as little children”” and discover the riches that are waiting there for all of us. “”Godly play”” is a term coined by Jerome...

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Gaining a Heart of Wisdom: Finding Meaning in the Autumn of Your Life

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Gaining a Heart of Wisdom: Finding Wisdom in the Autumn of your Life DVD, 36 min, Study Guide included While growing older has its downside, it also has advantages. Jim Miller draws upon the wisdom of respected writers and sages as well as his own training in gerontology to offer a balanced and affirming look at elder adulthood. His 10 paradoxical principles of healthy aging include, As you learn to let go, you will gain,Your time of decline is a time of ascent, and In the fading light you can see better than ever. Photography from nature encourages viewers to look inward as well as...

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Gospel of Mark DVD set

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Using material from around the world and interviews with a diverse group of scholars, this video tackles important questions in a manner which will be challenging to even the most uninformed persons. Eight sessions on one tape.

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Gospel of John DVD set

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Six guest scholars discuss the Gospels of John. There are substantial differences between ‘John’ and any other gospel and more than any other, it is said that ‘John’ is aimed at revealing the full meaning of the teaching, the life, the death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Just as with other volumes in the RSV Bible study series, these tapes are designed with discussion breaks.

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Go Look in the Manger / Candy Makers Christmas

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Go Look in the Manger -30 min Based on a true story, Go Look in the Manger is a wonderful tale of a Christmas gone by. Colorful illustrations, new and familiar songs, and a nostalgic setting are sure to make viewing this original story a holiday tradition. To eight-year-old Ricky Meyer, the Christmas of 1966 is a wonderland filled with snowballs and manger scenes. Desperate to impress his teacher and classmates with a memorable “”show-and-tell,”” Ricky strikes a deal with his mother which jeopardizes his Christmas. When he plays “”King of the...

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Greening Sacred Spaces

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There are thousands of religious buildings in Canada, each a valuable centre for individual and community spiritual interaction. These sacred spaces represent a hopeful frontier in our effort to address the growing ecological crisis before us all. Greening Sacred Spaces begins by developing a framework of faith-based environmental consciousness that seeks to understand the sacredness of the Earth and our role in renewing that sacred balance one church, gurdwara, mosque, synagogue, temple and individual at a time. Accompanying this DVD is a booklet entitled “”Practical Guide to...

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