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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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SPIRIT CONNECTION: October 21, 2007 Invitation to Encounter

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Created for the 20th anniversary of the United Church’s apology to former students of residential schools, this program features former students of the Portage Indian Residential School reflecting on their experiences with members of Trinity United Church of Portage la Prarie, Manitoba.

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SPIRIT CONNECTION: October 14, 2007 Youth Leadership Circle

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Kofi Hope is a young man with a vision and persuasion. A United Church member from Mississauga, Ontario, he has been front and centre as an advocate for Black youth and nonviolent solutions to social problems. In this program, Kofi gathers an exciting group of like-minded young people from diverse countries, nationalities, and religions-all dedicated to changing the world and staying deeply rooted in their faith.

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Sharing Our Song of Faith: Complete Series (5 episodes) DVD

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Sharing Our Song of Faith: 2007 Lenten Series Each generation of The United Church of Canada has created a statement of faith that reflects the church’s understanding of what it means to be God’s people in their time. Our newest statement is called “”A Song of Faith””; it embraces the present spirit of the church in a poetic and memorable style. In this series, guests from different faith traditions are invited to enter a conversation about portions of the Song of Faith along with United Church people. There are five programs in this series, including a...

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – October 2006 Compilation (DVD)

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October 15, 2006 – Changing Times (19th Season Premiere) Introducing David Giuliano, the new Moderator of the United Church of Canada, elected at the 39th General Council. The church’s newly appointed General Secretary of the general Council, Nora Sanders, talks with host Royal Orr about her expectations for the near future. This program will also include highlights from the proceedings of the 39th General Council, held in Thunder Bay, Ontario in August 2006. General Council is the church’s national gathering, held once every three years to discern, decide, and provide...

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Sharing Our Song of Faith: Complete Series (5 episodes) VHS

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Sharing Our Song of Faith: 2007 Lenten Series Each generation of The United Church of Canada has created a statement of faith that reflects the church’s understanding of what it means to be God’s people in their time. Our newest statement is called “”A Song of Faith””; it embraces the present spirit of the church in a poetic and memorable style. In this series, guests from different faith traditions are invited to enter a conversation about portions of the Song of Faith along with United Church people. There are five programs in this series, including a...

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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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SPIRIT CONNECTION – December 2005 Compilation (DVD)

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December 4, 2005 – Journey to Bethlehem Spirit Connection celebrates Christmas in rural Ontario with a “Journey to Bethlehem”.  This interactive pageant, complete with carol singing and a marketplace, attracts hundreds of people each year to the magical atmosphere at Five Oaks. ® December 11, 2005 – Blessed Among Women Mary, the mother of Jesus, is one of the strongest women in the Bible but she is also a figure in the Qur’an.  Spirit Connection looks at the woman at the centre of the Christmas story and her place in several faith communities....

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SEARCH FOR JESUS: Peter Jennings Reporting

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The Search for Jesus  (87 mins) What traces might Jesus have left in the arid lands he once called home?  In this program, ABC News anchor Peter Jennings engages a group of religious experts in an exchange of ideas as controversial as they are fascinating.  James Strange, a Baptist minister and archaeologist digging in the Galilee; Dominic Crossan, a former monk with a fiercely political image of Jesus; Hanan Eschel, a Jewish archaeologist who views the ancient Holy Land as something akin to 1960’s Berkeley; and the Reverend Thomas Wright, a canon theologian who supports traditional and...

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STUCK WITH THE TRUTH

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This video is produced by Canadian Friends of Sabeel for educational purposes. It is primarily for the benefit of faith groups seeking insight into the conflict in the Holy Land, with the hope that viewers will also be inspired to become active in striving for justice and peace.

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