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After the Tsunami – November 18, 2007

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After the Tsunami – Spirit Connection Nov. 18, 2007 (DVD) 28 minsPeople around the world sent money and support to the people of southeast Asia and Africa after the tsunami in 2004, but was the flood of money really helpful? This documentary, produced by Development and Peace, looks at the lessons learned from that experience.

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B.C. Stories (Stories from B.C.) – Spirit Connection Dec. 9, 2007

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B.C. Stories (Stories from B.C.) – Spirit Connection Dec. 9, 2007 (DVD) 28 mins On this show, meet Alvin Dixon, who reflects on his life and work with residential school survivors as they move toward healing; travel up the coast to Bella Coola to meet a young teacher who is working to reintroduce the community’s tradition language to his students; meet Bob Burroughs, who has chronicled the history of United Church hospitals; and visit one of the remaining hospitals on the isolated shore.

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Final Show: Spirit Connection Dec. 30, 2007

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A look back on 20 years of Spirit Connection, the United Church’s television show that blazed a new path for religious television, showcasing good news and inspiring stories from across the church in Canada and oversears. A look back at 20 years of broadcasting through the memories of the people behind the scenes.

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Christmas in Bethlehem – Spirit Connection Dec. 16, 2007

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Christmas in Bethlehem -Spirit Connection Dec. 16, 2007 (DVD) 28 minsThe community of Bethlehem once hosted thousands of pilgrims at Christmas. But with the rise in tensions, fewer and fewer Christians are venturing through the checkpoints into this Palestinian town. A look at life in modern Bethlehem through the eyes of its residents.

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SPIRIT CONNECTION: October 18, 2007 Regina Ministry and Greening of Sacred Spaces

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Faced with poverty on its doorstep, Knox United in Regina opens its doors to meet its neighbours and work with them for justice. The second part of this program deals with new energy-saving programs for churches, temples, and mosques that reduce their ecological footprint. Produced by Faith and the Common Good, this documentary shows what congregations can do to become part of the green revolution.

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UNITED FOR PEACE: SPIRIT CONNECTION: November 4, 2007

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This program launches the church’s United for Peace campaign. Filmed this fall, the main part of this documentary gives voice to our partners in Israel and Palestine who are working on both sides to bring about a peaceful resolution to the long-standing turmoil in the region. It also highlights other aspects of the campaign that congregations can incorporate into their worship and mission lives.

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SPIRIT CONNECTION: October 14, 2007 Youth Leadership Circle

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Kofi Hope is a young man with a vision and persuasion. A United Church member from Mississauga, Ontario, he has been front and centre as an advocate for Black youth and nonviolent solutions to social problems. In this program, Kofi gathers an exciting group of like-minded young people from diverse countries, nationalities, and religions-all dedicated to changing the world and staying deeply rooted in their faith.

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