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ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

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Motivated by concern over the media’s sensational approach to violence, many teens are using their talents to make themselves heard. This video follows several teenagers as they develop creative projects to get their peers thinking about the impact of violence in the media (action films, video games, t.v., music) on their lives.

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EMBRACING TRANSFORMATION: Congregational Mission in a Changing Canada

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This video is intended to broaden awareness of community activities and cultural diversity in many congregations and to demonstrate that congregational mission is unique to each community. It shows six different congregations that are seeking to follow God in mission in the changing circumstances of their communities. The congregations are Foothills United in Calgary, Marion Harper Memorial Circle in Winnipeg, Comunaute Chretienne de Bethel in Montreal, Westminster United in Mississauga, ON, Three Rivers Pastoral Charge in the Annapolis Valley, and Ryerson United in Vancouver.

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EVER EXPANDING CIRCLES

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EVER EXPANDING CIRCLES is designed to help young people between the ages of 10 and 14 discover how the biblical concept of stewardship relates to their everyday lives. Both video and print resources are divided into five segments. Topics include self-esteem; the stewardship of relationships; money, power and social status; the environment; and mission.

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ECUMENICAL SHARED MINISTRY: A LOVE STORY

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Ecumenical shared ministries involve people of different Christian traditions coming together to share their life and ministry. They may share any or all of facilities, staff, program and worship, or they might form one congregation. This video tells the stories of four ecumenical shared ministries, highlighting such issues as sharing a building, developing different styles of worship, education about each other’s traditions and values, decision-making, appointments of clergy, joys and frustrations.

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ECU-DECADE

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This UCTV special made for television was shot on-location in Moscow, Canberra, Korea, Geneva and Canada. The programme looks at the many DECADE concerns, from the problems of refugee women, to battered women in N.A. society, to single parenting, etc. Both Aruna Gunandson and Beatrice Wood of the W.C.C. explain why the churches felt the DECADE was necessary. The video also features interviews with Korean theologian, Chung Hyung Kyun and Canadian Lutheran Rebecca Larson providing a look at feminist understanding of the world and theology.

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EASTER TODAY, EASTER FOREVER

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This is a ‘Nanny and Isaiah’ puppet adventure. Children receive the message once again through Nanny and Isaiah’s experiences that Easter is not just one day of the year — we can share Easter with one another each day of the year.

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EASTER IS

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Cartoon characters Benji and Waldo discover the real meaning of Easter in this video. When Benji’s dog, Waldo, is kidnapped just before Easter, the boy realizes just how much he is willing to sacrifice to get his dog back. It is then that Benji begins to understand what Easter is all about. The message in this video is valid any time of the year, not just Easter.

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ECUMENICAL DECADE: CHURCHES IN SOLIDARITY WITH WOMEN IN CHURCH & SOCIETY 1988-98

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The first section (each segment is 10 min.) of this videotape provides a reflective piece on the background and the meaning of the Decade. The second segment is an interview with Dr. Lois Wilson, a president of the World Council of Churches and a member of the international monitoring group for the Decade.

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ECUMENICAL DECADE: CHURCHES IN SOLIDARITY WITH WOMEN IN CHURCH & SOCIETY 1988-98

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The first section (each segment is 10 min.) of this videotape provides a reflective piece on the background and the meaning of the Decade. The second segment is an interview with Dr. Lois Wilson, a president of the World Council of Churches and a member of the international monitoring group for the Decade.

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ETHNIC MINISTRIES OF THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA

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A good overview of the ethnic congregations that are part of the United Church. It explains how they differ from other United Churches and looks at the important role these congregations play in the lives of new immigrants as well as second and third generations.

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