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Exploring the Sacred in Death and Dying (DVD)

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This series of 6 programs is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 programs deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th program is the DelBene family story. Part 1, ‘Saying Goodbye’ shows a number of ways people have said goodbye and explores some rituals that have been helpful in...

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Godly Play: The Synagogue and the Upper Room

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The first part of the presentation evokes the Liturgy of the Word, which the Christian Church developed from the readings of the Jewish synagogue. The second part of the presentation evokes the liturgy of the table, which Jesus instituted during the Last Suppr in the upper room. The synagogue and upper room are joined together to form a model of Christian worship, the joining of the Old and New Testaments, and much more. The event in the synagogue is based maily on Luke 4: 16-30, but there are overtones of Mark 6: 1-6 and Matt.13: 53-58. Luke tells the larger story, but Matthew and Mark have...

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Praying in the Midst of Life (DVD)

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Led by Ron DelBene, this is a series of six videos designed to help strengthen personal prayer life. Each program is approximately 23 minutes long. The six programs involve the following topics: 1. Our Questions About Prayer 2. Finding God 3. Knowing God’s Will 4. Praying the Scripture 5. Learning the Breath Prayer 6. Retreating at Anytime

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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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System Belongs to God (DVD)

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In this seven part series, Walter Wink, in conversation with Janet Wolf and James Forbes, helps us understand the spiritual forces in the ‘powers and principalities’. They offer a new way of thinking and hoping and acting for transformation. 1 – The Way Things Are 2. God Won’t Give Up3. What Jesus Realy Said4. How to Fight Without Hitting5. What if Nations, Companies and Churches had Angels/6. How You see the World7. Praying for the Big Picture

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Searching for Spirituality (DVD)

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Joan Chittister, Benedictine nun, teacher, author, sociologist leads six other seekers on the search for wholeness. They explore ten attributes that form a Christian life. Five programs on two tapes. 1. Seeing God in Others; 2. Finding God in Daily Life. 3. Understanding Others as God Understands Us; 4. Falling Into the Presence of God; 5. Receiving Others Kindly.

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This Thing Called Hope: Part 1: What is Hope?

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THIS THING CALLED HOPE: WHAT IS HOPE?Some of us are paralyzed by the challenges life offers. Others embrace the future with an amazing sense of hope ? despite seemingly insurmountable odds. Hope has an inexplicable beneficial impact on the lives of those who practice it. Today there is powerful evidence to support the belief that positive emotions can cause physical change. By making hope a part of our lives, we can learn to thrive instead of just merely survive.Part I, defines hope and examines the mind-body connections that make hope a valuable tool in dealing with life’s...

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UCM Rally: May 1, 2010 (Rev. Dr. Russ Daye)

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This is the video recording of the UCM Rally held at Trinity St. Stephen’s United Church on May 1, 2010. The title of the Rally is “”For Such a Time as This”” and the keynote speaker was Rev. Dr. Russ Daye of Halifax, NS.

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UCM Rally: April 26, 2008 (Rev. Dr. David Giuliano, Speaker) DVD

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This is the vidoe recording of the UCM Rally held at Trinity St. Stephen’s United Church on April 26, 2008. The title of the Rally is “”Jesus Calls Us”” and the keynote speaker was the Rt. Rev. Dr. David Giuliano, Moderator of the United Church of Canada.

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Godly Play: The Ark and the Tent

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Godly Play Sacred Story: The Ark and the TentFocus: God’s presence in the tabernacleExodus 25-31, 35-40 Kit includes:BasketArkTent and coveringsFurnishingsPeople of God

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Godly Play: Jonah, the Backward Prophet

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Godly Play Sacred Story: Jonah, the Backward ProphetFocus: The Prophet Jonah (Jonah 1-4) Kit includes: Basket holding the following:BoatNineveh model or blockJonahBrown felt (land)Green (plant)Wooden sea-stripsUnderlay: Blue felt

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Godly Play: Paul’s Discovery

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Godly Play: Paul’s Discovery Focus: Living in the Power of the Holy SpiritSacred Story Kit includes:Box containing 7 cards illustraded with scenes of Paul’s life and 13 letter scrollsUnderlay: red

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Eight Fearless Questions: An Inquiry with Margaret Wheatley

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Eight Fearless Questions: An inquiry with Margaret WheatleyJoin Dr. Margaret Wheatley, renowned author and teacher, in exploring eight questions designed to help you develop clarity about your work and the contribution you want to offer at this troubled time. In her gentle but forceful way, Dr. Wheatley takes us deeper into the questions of identity, reality, and our capacity to discover fearlessness for the people and issues we most care about. 1. Does the world need me to be fearless?2. Who do I choose to be for this world?3. How do I name myself?4. Can I bear witness to what is?5. Can I...

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Godly Play: Ten Best Ways

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This Godly Play Sacred Story focuses on the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:1-17; Deuteronomy 5: 1-21. Kit includes: ScriptPeople of GodHeart-shaped box with commandmentsLarge rock You will need a desert box/bag.

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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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