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JUDAISM: RELIGION OF A PEOPLE

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Judaism: The Religion of a People (20-28 mins; youth and adults)Shot on location in Israel, Egypt, and the United states, this video traces the history, development and practice of Judaism from its earliest beginnings to the present day. Some areas covered are the Torah, foundation of Jewish teaching and law: ancient faith; the practices of Judaism; the Holocaust; Judaism in the Middle East; the State of Israel; and Judaism in America.

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BEDBUG BIBLE GANG: Easter Party

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Get ready to dance and play as the Bedbug Bible Gang celebrates the news that Jesus is alive! Enjoy the stories of the Palm Parade, The Garden Surprise and Doubting Thomas. Enchanting stories for your Sunday School children!

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JACOB’S GIFT

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Jacob’s Gift (30 mins. all ages) Hoping to win a contest whereby the winner gets to help build the new synagogue, Jacob comes up with a great idea.  But with his father’s inn overflowing with guests, Jacob is pulled away from the project by his duties to his family.  In the end, Jacob sacrifices winning the contest to do a kindness for a family with a newborn baby and in the process learns an important lesson about giving.

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WIDOW’S MITE:The Heart of Generosity is Letting Go

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The Widow’s Mite (28 mins, adults) At the heart, generosity involves letting go, whether of possessions or of oneself.  In this adaptation of the story, Sarah Jamison is a middle class church-goer.  Her life is filled with work and family and she finds her joy in the objects in her life.  Jenny card is a widow and the housekeeper in the building where Sarah works.  She’s a joyful giver with a humble spirit.  A church meeting will bring these two women together, leading Sarah to choose between giving of herself or holding back.

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SEARCH FOR JESUS: Peter Jennings Reporting

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The Search for Jesus  (87 mins) What traces might Jesus have left in the arid lands he once called home?  In this program, ABC News anchor Peter Jennings engages a group of religious experts in an exchange of ideas as controversial as they are fascinating.  James Strange, a Baptist minister and archaeologist digging in the Galilee; Dominic Crossan, a former monk with a fiercely political image of Jesus; Hanan Eschel, a Jewish archaeologist who views the ancient Holy Land as something akin to 1960’s Berkeley; and the Reverend Thomas Wright, a canon theologian who supports traditional and...

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QUESTIONS OF FAITH II: Tape 1, parts 1-3

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Well known non-secular writers and thinkers are interviewed on camera around a series of questions; these are questions that each person struggles with as their faith changes along with their daily lives. The thoughts and reflections are compiled in these sections: Tape 1:Who is Jesus? (25 mins)What’s the use of the Bible? (26 mins)Who’s got the truth? (22 mins)Tape 2:How do we right the wrong? (26 mins)What gives you faith? (23 mins)What happens after death? (27 mins)

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CONFLICT RESOLUTION SERIES: CONFLICT WITH AUTHORITY

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From teachers at school to adults in their community, the actions of students often come into conflict with adults around them, in ways that are often equally unintentional and completely on purpose. In “”Conflicts With Authority,”” students will gain valuable insight as how to best to deal with situations where they find themselves butting heads with authority figures in their everyday lives through two engaging vignettes. In “”Just Having Fun,”” the antics of a group of rowdy teenagers attract the attention of the police. How should the...

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CONFLICT RESOLUTION SERIES: STUDENT & ADULT CONFLICT

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Conflicts between teenagers and adults aren’t uncommon, but rarely are they resolved in a manner that’s well thought out. Student & Adult Conflicts provides a blueprint for dealing with such flare-ups when they occur through two dramatized vignettes. In “”I Want It Now,”” a student and teacher get into a needlessly heated argument in front of the class without a proper way to diffuse the potentially embarrassing situation, while in “”Get Out,”” a storeowner mistakenly believes that a group of students have stolen from him. Includ

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CONFLICT RESOLUTION SERIES: BULLYING

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Whether they are personally involved or merely bystanders to the situation at hand, students often find themselves faced with bullies both in and out of school. But how does one go about dealing with such troublesome situations without being drawn into unnecessary confrontations? In Bullying, students will develop a better understanding of ways to deal effectively with bullies through two detailed vignettes: In “”It’s Not Funny . . . It Hurts!, an overweight student new to school faces a daily regiment of bullying by others who ride his bus. What should he do? And in...

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CONFLICT RESOLUTION SERIES: PEER CONFLICT

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Students often come into conflict with each other, but dealing with such situations in an objective manner is rare. In Peer Conflicts, students will examine ways to deal with each other when conflicts arise through two vignettes. In “”Getting Even,”” a spilled soda, a new car and a group of excited friends push two students toward a first fight in an excellent example of peer pressure and its potential to incite violence. And in “”He Said, She Said,”” a bevy of hearsay and innuendo leads to hurtful rumors that jeopardize a friendship, providing...

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CONFLICT RESOLUTION SERIES: HARASSMENT

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Getting picked on because of perceived differences by others is something everyone experiences at least once during their formative years, but just how does one deal with such situations? In Harassment, students will develop a better understanding of ways to deal effectively with such situations through two detailed vignettes. In “”It’s My Right…It’s My Choice,”” a teenage girl sets herself apart from other students by the way she looks, but do other students have the right to target her for harassment? And in “”We’re Supposed to Be...

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CONFLICT RESOLUTION SERIES: SEXUAL HARASSMENT

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Being harassed because of one’s sex or sexual orientation is uncalled for, but often, such harmful attention is derived from students not knowing that they’ve crossed the line. In Sexual Harassment, students will develop a better understanding of ways to deal effectively with such situations through two detailed vignettes. In “”Crossing the Line,”” a male student’s overt flirtations with a female peer continually puts her into embarrassing situations, and illustrates how to avoid being the recipient of such harassment as well as when such attention...

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CONFLICT RESOLUTION SERIES: CRISIS INTERVENTION

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Whether it be confiding a personal problem or voicing an implied threat, an important key to acting on a potential crisis is to take the matter seriously. In Crisis Intervention, students will examine the possible warning signs and methods that one could employ to deal with such dilemmas before they become a problem. In “”Stop being So Dramatic,”” a girl who’s been recently dumped by her boyfriend voices suicidal thoughts. Should her friend take her seriously? Speaking of which, in “”We Didn’t Take Him Seriously,”” a kid in school...

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DARE TO BE – 80th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UCC (VHS)

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In 2005, The United Church of Canada is 80 years old. We think this is an occasion worthy of commemorating! You are invited to participate in a year-long celebration in 2005. Our theme for the year is “”Dare to Be””, and we have ideas of how you might want to mark the occasion. You might reminisce or plant a tree or have a party or give a gift. You might also want to use the short video called Dare to be, to being your worship service, or a meeting, for confirmation classes, or new members.

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POWERS OF THE UNIVERSE DISC I

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In the Powers of the Universe, cosmologist Dr. Brian Swimme takes you on a journey into the powers that have been active since the beginning of time and are available to you. Experience the joy of recognizing that you are the Universe. Develop a deeper intimacy with Earth, an erotic relationship with life. This 9 hr, 3-DVD set offers an 11 session program with the following titles: Seamlessness, Centration, Allurement, Emergence, Homeostasis, Cataclysm, Synergy, Transmutation, Transformation, Interrelatedness, and Radiance. Explore the questions:How are the powers of the Universe alive...

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