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Different Kind of Christmas

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A Different Kind of Christmas DVD with Leader Guide Help your church cast a vision of living and giving like Jesus, beginning with the Christmas season and continuing through the year. This five-week study helps participants see the traps and discontentment of consumerism and the call of God to live generously to fulfill God’s mission in the world.  

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Thrill of Hope: The Christmas Story in Word and Art

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Thrill of Hope: the Christmas Story in Word and Art (An Advent Study) A Thrill of Hope is a DVD study designed for use in older Sunday School classes, small-group studies, and other church group gatherings. This 50-minute DVD-based study presents the familiar story of Christmas as told in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. Each scripture passage is illustrated and interpreted in the stunning artwork of John August Swanson along with commentary by some of America’s premier biblical scholars, names such as Dr. Thomas A. Long, Dr. Michael Joseph Brown, Dr. Carol A. Newsom and...

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Dovetale: How the first Christmas finally came together

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DOVETALE: HOW THE FIRST CHRISTMAS FINALLY CAME TOGETHER –   What would it be like to have an angel crash into your house and say that you’d soon be bearing God’s child? And what would it be like to tell that news to your fiancé? The Christmas play DoveTale (taped in front of a live audience) takes on such questions for a fresh and funny look at the nativity. The play finds gentle humor and moments of epiphany as Mary, Joseph, and Gabriel stumble through the gritty realities of God becoming human. (2007)  (80 mins)

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Godly Play: Advent

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Four lessons that help children anticipate the mystery of Christmas. We move toward Bethlehem and arrive at the birth of Jesus and the lighting of the Christ Candle in the church. Kit includes:Scripts Underlay CardsBethlehem

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Advent Calendar on DVD: A Christmas Countdown for December

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Ever wonder why we celebrate Christmas the way we do. Why do we give gifts, hang mistletoe, decorate Christmas trees? How did Santa, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, and The Nutcracker become Christmas traditions? Learn the origins of these and many other Christmas traditions on this single DVD the whole family will enjoy. 25 mini-documentaries (each between 3-4 minutes) take viewers on an entertaining yet informative journey through the Advent season. Extras include an advent coloring book in PDF, scripts for all 25 days of December in PDGF, daily Bible reading in your choice of four...

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Nativity: The Art and Spirit of the Creche

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Here is an uplifting and fascinating Christmas special. After the cross, the Nativity scene is Christianity’s most recognized symbol. Its history, art and spirituality have been embraced by cultures around the world for nearly two thousand years. This video unites theologians and collectors with an astonishing and beautiful array of nativity scenes collected from across the globe.

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Go Look in the Manger / Candy Makers Christmas

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Go Look in the Manger -30 min Based on a true story, Go Look in the Manger is a wonderful tale of a Christmas gone by. Colorful illustrations, new and familiar songs, and a nostalgic setting are sure to make viewing this original story a holiday tradition. To eight-year-old Ricky Meyer, the Christmas of 1966 is a wonderland filled with snowballs and manger scenes. Desperate to impress his teacher and classmates with a memorable “”show-and-tell,”” Ricky strikes a deal with his mother which jeopardizes his Christmas. When he plays “”King of the...

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – 40th Annual Worldfest 2007 Winners: Disc 1

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October 22, 2006 – A New Face: St. James United Church, MontrealFor nearly 80 years St. James United Church in Montreal has been hidden from Ste. Catherine Street West by other buildings, which blocked the Church from public view. In the last few years the rundown stores and offices in front of the Church have been removed, revealing the now-restored and beautiful face of St. James. the re-emergence of the congregation as ”the Church in the heart of the city, with the city at heart.” DECEMBER 10, 2006 – BEYOND GRIEFthe journey from grief and loss to healing is a...

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – 40th Annual – Worldfest 2007 Winners: Disc 2

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December 18, 2005 – Christmas at Metropolitan United ChurchJoin us for the joy that is Christmas in a musical celebration at Metropolitan United Church in downtown Toronto. Familiar carols performed by the senior and youth choirs, the carillon, the Metropolitan Silver Band, and the handbell choir are a resounding and uplifting addition to the season.February 19, 2006 – Waiting for a SolutionFor refugees in Kenya, life is very difficult. Some live in organized United Nations camps, while others without rights or legal status in the country migrate to the cities in search of jobs....

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Legend of the Three Trees (DVD)

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