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SPIRIT CONNECTION – December 2004 Compilation (DVD)

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Spirit Connection Programmes: December 2004 Compilation – includes the following programs:Dec. 5: Beyond The Beads of Hope: TanzaniaDec. 12: Beyond The Beads of Hope: Moving ForwardDec. 19: Christmas CarolsDec. 26: Architecture of Worship

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – November 2004 Compilation (DVD)

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Nov. 7, 2004: Lead 2004Nov. 14, 2004: The United Church Observer – 175th AnniversaryNov. 21, 2004: Clergy in PoliticsNov. 28, 2004: Beyond the Beads of Hope – Mozambique

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – October 2004 (Compilation 3 Episodes) DVD

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Oct. 3 2004 – Season Premiere: A profile of the Right Rev. Peter Short, the 38th Moderator of the United Church of Canada.  An update with the Rev. Jim Sinclair, General Secretary of the general Council of the United Church, on where the church and government are over the question of refugees seeking sanctuary in congregations. Oct. 10 2004 – Life Amid the Tension: Churches in Cuba The United Church has always maintained a strong relationship with churches in Cuba.  In recent years, American churches have been renewing their ties with Cuban churches.  But the “war on...

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – April-May 2004 Compilation DVD

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Spirit Connection: April-May 2004 (4 episodes on one DVD) Episode 1: SanctuaryA Montreal congregation provides sanctuary for a Columbian refugee family (directed by Kathy Price). Chris Ferguson interview. Beads of Hope petition presented in Ottawa. Eleanor Scarlett interview. Episode 2: The Future of Congregational MinistryProfiles Ross & Laura Lockhar, Dryden, ON. Vancouver School of Theology discussion re: financial concerns & solutions. 2nd-career minister, Brenda Otawa re: challenges & joys of solo ministry in a rural charge. Interview re: directions in...

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DARE TO CHANGE (DVD) (Parts I & II) Changing Demographics and the Church

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Shifts in demographics, cultural changes, and generational differences all effect how the church carries out its mission as an institution. These programs look at some thriving United Church congregations in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Richmond, British Columbia, Whitby, Brampton and Toronto, Ontario, as well as Calgary, Alberta, who are all finding their own vision and mission. Includes interviews with Anne Martin about a book for small group ministries, with Jim McKibbon who talks about demographic trends and the church in the future, and with Vince Alfano of the Toronto United Church...

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NO DISTANCE BETWEEN US

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This video, produced through the Progressive Muslim Association of Ontario, the Durham School Board, and Durham Police Force explores issues and stereotypes that we are confronted with in our everyday lives. A group consisting of Christians and Muslims, lay and clerics, police and teachers, as well as youth, guide us through sections on aspects of Islam including jihad, the role of women; racism and societal responses. Each section can be used separately for discussion.

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Criss-Cross Theology (Part 2: Nestor Median)

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People can view the same situation in very different ways. It all depends on our context: our unique experience and perspective determines how we understand our world. Context also affects how we interpret the Gospel, both as a church and as individuals. This year at Lent, Spirit Connection invites four Christians, from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Canada’s First Nations, to share how their personal stories and theologies have been shaped by their cultures. This series of four 30-minute interviews explores how theology in a modern context makes the Gospel a dynamic and living...

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Criss-Cross Theology (Part 3: Wenh-In Ng)

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People can view the same situation in very different ways. It all depends on our context: our unique experience and perspective determines how we understand our world. Context also affects how we interpret the Gospel, both as a church and as individuals. This year at Lent, Spirit Connection invites four Christians, from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Canada’s First Nations, to share how their personal stories and theologies have been shaped by their cultures. This series of four 30-minute interviews explores how theology in a modern context makes the Gospel a dynamic and living...

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Criss-Cross Theology (Part 4: Alf Dumont)

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People can view the same situation in very different ways. It all depends on our context: our unique experience and perspective determines how we understand our world. Context also affects how we interpret the Gospel, both as a church and as individuals. This year at Lent, Spirit Connection invites four Christians, from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Canada’s First Nations, to share how their personal stories and theologies have been shaped by their cultures. This series of four 30-minute interviews explores how theology in a modern context makes the Gospel a dynamic and living...

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Criss-Cross Theology (Part 1: Wesley Mabuza)

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People can view the same situation in very different ways. It all depends on our context: our unique experience and perspective determines how we understand our world. Context also affects how we interpret the Gospel, both as a church and as individuals. This year at Lent, Spirit Connection invites four Christians, from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Canada’s First Nations, to share how their personal stories and theologies have been shaped by their cultures. This series of four 30-minute interviews explores how theology in a modern context makes the Gospel a dynamic and living...

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