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Buyer Be Fair: The promise of product certification

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BUYER BE FAIR: The Promise of Product Certification (DVD) – Buyer Be Fair looks at two major trade goods – timber and coffee – to find out how certification works and whether it helps the world’s poor and its lands. Can the lessons from certification of timber, by the Forest Stewardship Council, and coffee, by Fair Trade, be applied to other products. Compelling stories and characters from Mexico, the Netherlands, the UK, Sweden, the USA and Canada help explore new ways to make globalization work for all of us. (2006) (57 mins)

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

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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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THERE IS HOPE: GC38 THEME VIDEO

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Selected moments of the daily worship and theme presentations, There is Hope, woven together and presented for discussion groups or for individual reflection. Well-known United Church educator and author of Soul Maps, Mardi Tindal, helps us reflect on and integrate how the gift of hope deepens in us and in the life of our world. The five theme presentations focus on particular practices of hope. The desire is that the work done by commissioners at the 38th General Council will continue into meetings of every Conference, presbytery/district, and pastoral charge, extending the examination of...

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