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On-Line Communication Policy

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We are pleased that United Memorial Church, Halifax Presbytery is willing to share their policy around on-line communication.  It may be a helpful resource to other congregations exploring web technology.

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Orwell Rolls in His Grave

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ORWELL ROLLS IN HIS GRAVE reminds us that 1984 is not just a date in the future. From the very size of the media monopolies and how they got that way to who decides what gets on the air and what doesn’t, ORWELL ROLLS IN HIS GRAVE moves through a troubling list of questions and news stories that go unanswered and unreported in the mainstream media.

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Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror

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This DVD examines the link between oil interests and current U.S. military interventions.Includes original footage shot over a four-month period in Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan as well as many interviews with a large array of personalities including Bush administration officials.“”The Oil Factor”” makes a clear assessment of today’s global oil situation with sky-rocketing consumption and declining production.93 minutes

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Oldest Oppression

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OLDEST OPPRESSION (THE) (DVD) – A 45 minute version of a student-created drama that gives a voice and a face to victims of human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation. The Oldest Oppression was filmed by Jeremy Williamson of Red Sky Films and produced by the Sisters of the Holy Names Justice and Peace Network, Manitoba. (2008) (45 mins)

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Omega Financial Plan: A Fresh Word on Capitalism, Culture & Christianity

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OMEGA FINANCIAL PLAN: A FRESH WORD ON CAPITALISM, CULTURE & CHRISTIANITY – Ten Classes: 1. The Omega Financial Plan; 2. Many Minds over Money; 3. The Original Word on Money; 4. The Changing Word on Money; 5. Business: More than Money; 6. Spiritualizing the Dismal Science of Economics; 7. Spiritual Investing; 8. See the Big Picture: Do the Little Things; 9. Spiritual Bequests; 10. A Spiritualized ‘Third Way’ for the 21st Century.

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Other Zionists (The)

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THE OTHER ZIONISTS 52 mins DVD 2004Ronnee Jaeger is the Canadian-born founder of an Israeli organization called ‘Machsom Watch’ or ‘Checkpoint Watch’. Ronnee Jaeger and two other women founded Machsom Watch in January 2001 because they felt a personal need to respond to the ever-increasing number of reports of human rights abuses against Palestinians trying to cross Israeli army and border police checkpoints. Through a series of permanent checkpoints, impassable earth mounds and countless roadblocks, roughly 5,000 Israeli soldiers control the free movement of...

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One Who Was There

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One Who Was There DVD Maureen O’Sullivan stars as Mary Magdalene at the end of her life, contemplating the passing of the faith to a new generation of believers. Through flashbacks she revisits the Passion, Passover, and her own healing as she travels back to Galilee. The journey, however, becomes as much spiritual as physical as she comes to understand the impact of Christ’s life on those who believe, whether as an eyewitness like herself or believers through faith. Running time: 25 minutes Audience: 13 and Older

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Once and Future Church – Loren B. Mead

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The Once and Future Church: A Study Resource (An Alban Institute book and video with Loren B. Mead) 90 mins divided into 3 sessions. Over the past two generations, church people of many denominations have found that many of the tried and true ways of doing things no longer work for our churches today.  Few leaders or members of churches feel the kind of confidence that church people felt in the 40’s and 50’s, fewer still have the confidence that they know how to lead churches in such a time of change.  A broad consensus is forming in churches that we are in the midst of a major change...

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OPENING DOORS INVITING GENEROSITY (VHS)

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Opening Doors: Inviting Generosity is a Stewardship Development training video for every-member stewardship visitation. This instructional video shows what the “”ask”” involves and what words to use when approaching church members for monetary contributions to their church community in the at home environment. Bev, a church volunteer, meets with church members in their homes to share their church’s story and ask for financial commitment for the coming year. Viewers walk through practical and down-to-earth steps in Bev’s visits.

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OPENING DOORS INVITING GENEROSITY (DVD)

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Opening Doors: Inviting Generosity is a Stewardship Development training video for every-member stewardship visitation. This instructional video shows what the “”ask”” involves and what words to use when approaching church members for monetary contributions to their church community in the at home environment. Bev, a church volunteer, meets with church members in their homes to share their church’s story and ask for financial commitment for the coming year. Viewers walk through practical and down-to-earth steps in Bev’s visits.

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