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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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ENDING OCCUPATION: VOICES FOR A JUST PEACE

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Ending Occupation: Voices for a Just PeaceThe Palestinian-Israeli conflict is one of the most sensitive, emotive, and tragic conflicts shaking the world today. In this video, local Christian and other religious leaders, and Palestinian and Israeli human rights activists outline the root causes of violence in the region and the opportunities for a just peace. This video is an invitation to all WCC member churches and ecumenical partners to join the ecumenical campaign to End the illegal occupation of Palestine: Support a just peace in the Middle East, launched by the WCC Central Committee in...

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ETHNIC MINISTRIES OF THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA

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A good overview of the ethnic congregations that are part of the United Church. It explains how they differ from other United Churches and looks at the important role these congregations play in the lives of new immigrants as well as second and third generations.

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