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Embracing a Life of Meaning

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Embracing a Life of Meaning A 5-Session Study by Kathleen Norris with Tim Scorer Best-selling author Kathleen Norris provides a unique viewpoint of “what matters most,” including: •  Session 1: Belief (that to which we give our hearts) •  Session 2: The Bible (the collective story of the Christian people) •  Session 3: Community (where individualism and imperfection meet grace and aceptance) •  Session 4: Place (faith within the space of home, church, land, and people) •  Session 5: Us (what it means to remain in God’s image, countering our selfishness to embrace the...

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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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Power of Community (The): How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil is an American documentary film that explores the Special Period in Peacetime and its aftermath; the economic collapse and eventual recovery of Cuba following the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. Following the dramatic steps taken by both the Cuban government and citizens, its major themes include urban agriculture, energy dependence, and sustainability. The film was directed by Faith Morgan, and was released in 2006 by The Community Solution.The film is a reflection of the peak oil scenario argued by oil industry experts and political...

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Embracing Transformation (DVD)

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This video is intended to broaden awareness of community activities and cultural diversity in many congregations and to demonstrate that congregational mission is unique to each community. It shows six different congregations that are seeking to follow God in mission in the changing circumstances of their communities. The congregations are Foothills United in Calgary, Marion Harper Memorial Circle in Winnipeg, Comunaute Chretienne de Bethel in Montreal, Westminster United in Mississauga, ON, Three Rivers Pastoral Charge in the Annapolis Valley, and Ryerson United in Vancouver.

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Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action

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Fierce Light: When Spirit Meets Action In these times of crisis, there is an electric charge in the air, a burgeoning renewal amongst both people who have focused their lives on the spiritual, and those whose lives are centered around the struggle for change.

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For the Bible Tells Me So

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FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO – Does God really condemn loving homosexual relationships? Is the chasm separating Christianity from gays and lesbians too wide to cross? Is the Bible an excuse to hate? These questions and more are answered in this award winning documentary, which reconciles homosexuality and Biblical scripture – and reveals that religious anti-gay bias is based almost solely upon a misinterpretation of the Bible. Through the experiences of five Christian families, we discover how people of faith handle the realization of having a gay child. Offering healing, clarity,...

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Shameless: The ART of Disability

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SHAMELESS: THE ART OF DISABILITY Art, activism and disability are the starting point for what unfolds as a funny and intimate portrait of five surprising individuals.. This film marks Director Bonnie Klein’s return to a career interrupted by a catastrophic stroke in 1987. She now turns the lens on the world of disability culture and the transformative power of art. Joining Klein are artists with diverse (dis)abilities. As we get to know each of these remarkable people driven by a passion for art and transformation, the everyday complexities and unexpected richness of life with a...

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Central Queens United 2007

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This DVD is of the Central Queens United Church of Canada, A Service of Celebration, Worship Service, Dedication Sunday, September 16, 2007. Filmed at Hunter River, Prince Edward Isalnd, the Rev. Barbara Wagner presides at this dedication service, with Austin Jagoe, Roland Easter, the Rev. Cliff Moase, Rev. Don MacQueen, and Eric Tusz King taking part. Special Music was provided by Brad Trivers, Susan Andrews, Melanie and Kriss Taylor, Rising Tide; and Sara Weeks along with members of the Choir. Organist was Christine Belanger.

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Adventures of Carlos Caterpillar – #9, Buggy Breakup (The Importance of Teamwork)

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The Adventures of Carlos Caterpillar 9 DVD programs, 25 minutes each -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. #9, Buggy Breakup (The Importance of Teamwork) — Things are going just peachy when all the bug students begin to work together on a...

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Choosing Our Future: Senior Students in Conversation with Jean Vanier

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This 8-session Bible Study Kit is intended for young people ages approximately 14 to 17. It introduces youth to Jean Vanier, an inspiring Canadian spiritual leader and humanitarian who is both a magnet and model for young people today. The Bible Study Kit includes: 1 Leader’s Guide 8 sets of 20 wallet-sized quotation cards (1 set for each of the eight sessions) 1 Choosing Our Future DVD-ROM

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