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Mission and Service Stories 2012

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Mission and Service Stories 2012 This DVD offers 19 video clips of stories of how the United Church of Canada supports ministries and projects close to home and around the world through contributions to the Mission and Service Fund. The clips range in length from 1:10 to 5:15 minutes, and include  stories from  St. John’s, Cuba, and the Phillipines; stories about silent worship, HIV patients, and building schools; and stories that inspire and encourage our support of mission and service.

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Maritime Conference Camps

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Providing faith formation, fun and community, Maritime Conference Camps host hundreds of children and youth in the summer and provide exciting leadership opportunities for young adults. Promote camps with young people in your area.  Camps Poster 2015

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Community Violence (SC: Dec 2006) DVD

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December 3, 2006: Community ViolenceFrom paramilitary violence in Colombia to school shootings in Canada, the church finds itself on the front lines. This program provides an update on what churches locally and internationally are doing to respond and what is needed to help stop upheaval in communities. This program includes a story about how the church helped Montreal residents put the September 2006 Dawson College shootings into a faith context. Also included is a story from Latin America, in which a community comes to grips with the loss of their young people through paramilitary...

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – April/May 2007 Compilation DVD

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April 22 – Arts and CultureTwo United Churches in Ontario and Quebec have galleries that provide spiritual inspiration. We visit Beaconsfield United Church, Quebec, showing paintings by Shelly Freeman, and Trinity United in Ottawa, showing paintings by Jausz Czuban. “”The Manitou Collection: Celebrating the Spirit of the People,”” is a touring exhibition of paintings by Anishinaabe artists. Includes interviews with artists Melvin Madahbee and Leland Bell, and others involved in bringing the collection to a wider audience. Interview with David MacDonald about...

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – December 2006 Compilation (DVD)

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December 3, 2006: Community ViolenceFrom paramilitary violence in Colombia to school shootings in Canada, the church finds itself on the front lines. This program provides an update on what churches locally and internationally are doing to respond and what is needed to help stop upheaval in communities. This program includes a story about how the church helped Montreal residents put the September 2006 Dawson College shootings into a faith context. Also included is a story from Latin America, in which a community comes to grips with the loss of their young people through paramilitary...

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – February 2006 Compilation DVD

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February 5, 2006: A Decade of Caring and SharingA rare look at a little-known but enormously effective agency: Action by Churches Together (ACT). Based in Geneva and supported by the World Council of Churches, ACT responds immediately to crisis throughout the world, whether through the efforts to house and support refugees fleeing civil strife in Sudan, or by rebuilding villages after natural disasters in Nicaragua. The United Church of Canada is part of the ACT alliance. February 12, 2006: Day by Day, Step by SteipThis documentary examines some of the reconstruction efforts of local people...

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RABBI’S GIFT

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Rabbi’s Gift   7 minute colour VHS Youth and Adults The Rabbi’s Gift is an extraordinary fable about one community’s yearning for new life and vitality. Set in the time-forgotten world of an isolated monastery, a visiting Rabbi’s parting words, ”The Messiah is one of you”, penetrates the walls and towers, unleashing a surprising discovery. Visually rich and beautifully photographed, this intriguing video tells a deceptively simple and powerful story about the rebirth of a dying monastic order. In the telling, it evokes thought and discussion about the power of imagination,...

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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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