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On-Line Communication Policy

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We are pleased that United Memorial Church, Halifax Presbytery is willing to share their policy around on-line communication.  It may be a helpful resource to other congregations exploring web technology.

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Hannah’s Story

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HANNAH’S STORY (DVD) – When 5 year old Hannah Taylor spotted a homeless person, she wanted to change the world. Her desire to do something to help led to the establishment of the charity, Ladybug Foundation, which has raised over $1,000,000, literally making change for those lacking life’s basic needs. (2007) (29 mins)

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Anyone and Everyone

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ANYONE AND EVERYONE – An intimate portrait of families who have a child who is gay.  The families are from diverse backgrounds and various religious denominations.  Parents talk about their struggles and their pain, but above all, their love for their child and how that has shaped their response.  Scene selection (22 scenes) allows for flexible use.   (2007) (57 mins)

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Communicating for Peace

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This DVD is a first – an educational resource for faith-based and secular peace advocates and journalists about the importance of telling stories. Being equipped to communicate for peace means knowing how to listen, see and speak in ways that contribute to conflict resolution and to creating the conditions for sustainable peace. This resource will help you take on that challenge. Each of the five sections offers:Interviews and commentary from world experts in the fields of peace journalism, communication rights, and gender justice introducing key communication concepts and analysis.Case...

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Adventures of Carlos Caterpillar – #7, Bug-A-Boo (Safe Viewing)

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The Adventures of Carlos Caterpillar tells the growing up story of Carlos, an ever-curious little caterpillar who often finds himself in one predicament or another. Helped by his Uncle Pedro, a butterfly with a lifetime of experience behind him, Carlos learns many lessons that will help him through his own little journey of life! These entertaining adventures are done in full 3D animation with great music and Latin flavor. 25 minutes each. #7, Bug-A-Boo (Safe Viewing) — Carlos and his friends are off to a weekend of fun on a school camping trip! But the outing takes a twist as a dare to...

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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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Unfolding Story DVD

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The Unfolding StoryScientists, authors, religious leaders, native people, and other visionaries relate the story that is now unfolding of an interconnected, interdependent, living universe. Featured are Thomas Berry, Elisabet Sahtouris, David Suzuki, E. O. Wilson, Miriam MacGillis, Charlene Spretnak, John B. Cobb, Audrey Shenadoah, and others. Narrated by Mike Farell. 29 minutes

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Focus Your Vision

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How can we find our direction, our purpose? When we combine our energy and passion with our focused visions, we give ourselves direction and power. Dewitt Jones’s newest release, Focus Your Vision, encourages us to develop our visions and turn them into reality. When we connect with our visions, and in doing so, release our passion; we have a better understanding of who we are, what we stand for, and where we are going. Dream the dream, find that extraordinary vision, and keep it in focus.

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Empire DVD (Spirit Connection: December 2, 2007)

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“”Empire”” (SC, Dec. 2, 2007) introduces empire and responses to it through the work of partners in Colombia, a national youth gathering, and an interview with theologian/activist Ched Meyers. The specter of empire is so subtle that we often fail to recognize it in our lives. But for a group of young people in Canada and those who live on the margins in Colombia, the manifestations of empire are clearly visible, and they are actively resisting, but can they be successful?

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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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