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Where Our Treasure Is

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Where Our Treasure Is Detailed overview of  issues relating to gold mining in Guatemala and the United Church Pension investment.  Prepared by the Mining the Connections Working Group of the Church in Action Committee of Maritime Conference.

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Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith

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PAINTING THE STARS   Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality. Featuring a dozen leading theologians and progressive thinkers, the six-session program includes a printable participant reader (written by evolutionary theologian Bruce Sanguin) and a facilitator guide with discussion questions. The basic format for each 1-1½ hour session includes conversation around the readings, a 20-minute video presentation and guided discussion. The six themes: Toward Healing the Rift A Renaissance of...

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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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Earth Speaks…voices of ecological debt

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Earth Speaks…voices of ecological debt DVD, 11 minutes In this short dvd program we see and hear a concise and informative introduction to the devastation caused by gold mining in Central and South America.

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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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Future of Food

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THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled U.S. grocery store shelves for the past decade. From the prairies of Saskatchewan, Canada to the fields of Oaxaca, Mexico, this film gives a voice to farmers whose lives and livelihoods have been negatively impacted by this new technology. The health implications, government policies and push towards globalization are all part of the reason why many people are alarmed about the introduction of genetically altered crops into our...

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Oil Factor: Behind the War on Terror

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This DVD examines the link between oil interests and current U.S. military interventions.Includes original footage shot over a four-month period in Iraq, Pakistan and Afghanistan as well as many interviews with a large array of personalities including Bush administration officials.“”The Oil Factor”” makes a clear assessment of today’s global oil situation with sky-rocketing consumption and declining production.93 minutes

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Connecting the Drops

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20 minute DVD telling the story of the recent KAIROS ecumenical delegation to the Alberta tar sands.

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