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Issues Before the General Council 39 (DVD)

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Spirit Connection June 11, 2006. Issues before the 39th General Council Host Royal Orr and Untied Church minister Laura Lockhart highlight a number of key issues to be examined by the 39th General Council in August in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Topics to be discussed with guests include investment in Palestine, living faithfully in empire, the Emerging Spirit campaign, and isolation in ministry.

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Issues Before the General Council 39 (VHS)

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Spirit Connection June 11, 2006. Issues before the 39th General Council Host Royal Orr and Untied Church minister Laura Lockhart highlight a number of key issues to be examined by the 39th General Council in August in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Topics to be discussed with guests include investment in Palestine, living faithfully in empire, the Emerging Spirit campaign, and isolation in ministry.

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Pilgrimage Towards Right Relationships

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Relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples in Canada are incredibly complex, little known or understood and often trigger intense emotion. This is particularly true about the Indian Residential Schools and their legacy. How did this come to be and what can we learn? This is what a small group of volunteers set out to unravel. Working ecumenically, and with a great deal of assistance from area churches, the planning team drew their faith and the wisdom contained in 1996 Report to the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples to organize gatherings called Nurturing Deep...

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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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DARE TO BE – 80th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UCC (DVD))

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In 2005, The United Church of Canada is 80 years old. We think this is an occasion worthy of commemorating! You are invited to participate in a year-long celebration in 2005. Our theme for the year is “”Dare to Be””, and we have ideas of how you might want to mark the occasion. You might reminisce or plant a tree or have a party or give a gift. You might also want to use the short video called Dare to be, to being your worship service, or a meeting, for confirmation classes, or new members.

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TIPI TALES Collection 1

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in duration. Collection 1:Episode 1: Tree of LoveEpisode 2: The WinnerEpisode 3:...

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TIPI TALES Collection 2

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Collection 7 ends with the story of how the series was created.Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in...

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TIPI TALES Collection 3

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Collection 7 ends with the story of how the series was created.Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in...

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TIPI TALES Collection 4

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Collection 7 ends with the story of how the series was created.Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in...

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