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The Jesus Fatwah

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The Jesus Fatwah: Love Your (Muslim) neighbour as Yourself

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Sankofa: Histories and Heritages of Black Peoples in the United Church of Canada

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This DVD introduces diverse histories and heritages of Black peoples in the United Church; helps make connections between faith, identity, and culture; facilitates a deeper understanding of the United Church’s commitment to becoming an intercultural, anti-racist church; and inspires faith-filled work toward active change on a personal, congregational, and societal level. Seven segments, with study guide; supplementary resources available online. For ministry personnel, faith communities, study groups, colleges and training centres, and interested individuals. Excellent choice for a...

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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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Peace Tree (The)

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PEACE TREE (THE) DVD This film shares the story of two little girls, one Christian and one Muslim, who both dream of celebrating each other’s festivals, Christmas and Eid, but run into problems at home trying to convince their families that it’s really all about peace. So they create a Peace Tree, a tree that highlights the symbols of all our cultures and faiths on one tree to reflect the beauty of ‘diversity in unity’. The film has inspired many new peace initiatives including Peace Tree Day which is observed on June 1st. For suggestions of activities see...

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Walking the Bible – Disc 1

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WALKING THE BIBLE: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of MosesBoth a heart-racing adventure and an uplifting quest, Walking the Bible presents one man’s epic journey – by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel – through the greatest stories ever told. From crossing the Red Sea to climbing Mount Sinai to touching the burning bush, Bruce Feiler’s inspiring odyssey will forever change your view of history’s most legendary events. DVD 200

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Walking the Bible – Disc 2

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WALKING THE BIBLE: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of MosesBoth a heart-racing adventure and an uplifting quest, Walking the Bible presents one man’s epic journey – by foot, jeep, rowboat, and camel – through the greatest stories ever told. From crossing the Red Sea to climbing Mount Sinai to touching the burning bush, Bruce Feiler’s inspiring odyssey will forever change your view of history’s most legendary events. DVD 200

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Box, the Book, and the Preacher, The

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Box, the Book, and the Preacher, The On this 37-minute DVD, Mark MacDonald offers an incisive analysis of the churches’ history with Aboriginal peoples in North America, describing the spirituality of the church as that of a box (building), a book (Bible), and a preacher. The first national Indigenous bishop for the Anglican Church of Canada speaks from his own experience of the mainstream church in Aboriginal communities. He offers stories, subtly powerful images, and new ways of looking at ancient scriptures as guides to help us all recover the power of the gospel for today and to find...

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Niigaanibatowaad: Front Runners

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At a special ceremony at the opening of the 1989 Pan Am Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba, seven First Nations men in their fifties entered the stadium in war canoes. One of them held the Games torch. In 1967 when Winnipeg first hosted the Pan Am Games, ten outstanding athletic teenage boys were choosen to run 800 kilometres over an ancient message route with the Games torch. When the runners arrived at the stadium, they were not allowed to enter with the torch. Instead, a non-Aboriginal runner was given the honour. Thirty-two years later, the province of Manitoba issued an official apology. Nine...

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United for Peace Campaign DVD – 2 DVD Set

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Reflections on Land, Reconciliation, Challenging, and Transformation United Church people and partners from a number of areas of the world share the context in which they work, their struggles, and the faith that sustains them. Each theme begins with a theological reflection that can be used to ground group discussion. The DVD also includes: Spirit Connection: November 4: United for PeaceThis 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...

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Advocating Peace in a Time of War DVD (2003)

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February 2, 2003 – Special: Advocating Peace in a Time of War: Guests join Royal Orr to discuss the Untied Church’s theology and efforts to nurture a culture of peace.

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