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Lent 2012 M&S Calendar

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Lent 2012 M&S Calendar 

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Paintings by William Kurelek of THE PASSION OF CHRIST (THE)

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PAINTINGS BY WILLIAM KURELEK OF THE PASSION OF CHRIST (THE) 27 min DVDThe Passion of Christ according to the Gospel of St. Matthew is read and illustrated through the paintings of Canadian artist William Kurelek. (27 mins

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Godly Play: The Synagogue and the Upper Room

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The first part of the presentation evokes the Liturgy of the Word, which the Christian Church developed from the readings of the Jewish synagogue. The second part of the presentation evokes the liturgy of the table, which Jesus instituted during the Last Suppr in the upper room. The synagogue and upper room are joined together to form a model of Christian worship, the joining of the Old and New Testaments, and much more. The event in the synagogue is based maily on Luke 4: 16-30, but there are overtones of Mark 6: 1-6 and Matt.13: 53-58. Luke tells the larger story, but Matthew and Mark have...

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Godly Play: The Faces of Easter

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Godly Play: The Faces of Easter I (GP Vol.4, Lesson 2) This lesson helps children prepare for the Mystery of Easter (GP Vol.4, Lesson 1).  We move toward the Mystery by hearing the stories of Christ’s journey toward the cross and resurrection. Kit includes: Script; Seven plaques illustrated with faces of Christ; Purple and White Underlay

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Godly Play: Mystery of Easter

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Mystery of Easter: 1 cloth bag 6 puzzle pieces 1 copy of script Lent is the season when we prepare for Easter. This lesson gives an introductin to the relationship of Lent to the Mystery of Easter as well as how Easter overflows into the season of Easter.

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Lentscape – Sessions 1-4 DVD

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LentScape takes the viewer through the events of Lent, weaving each Biblical story with an issue implicit in the story. Each issue is addressed by the host and five panelists. 1: The Triumphal Entry: This first episode deals with the question, ‘Is popularity worth it?’2: The Cleansing of the Temple: This second episode deals with the question, ‘When is anger justified?’3: The Footwashing: This third episode deals with the question, ‘How do we choose our leade4: The Betrayal: This fourth episode deals with the question, ‘How do I know God’s will?&

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Lentscape – Sessions 5-7 DVD

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LentScape takes the viewer through the events of Lent, weaving each Biblical story with an issue implicit in the story. Each issue is addressed by the host and five panelists. 5: The Trial: This fifth episode deals with the question, ‘Is justice ever served?’6: The Crucifixion: This sixth episode deals with the question, ‘What price Faith?’7: The Resurrection: This seventh episode deals with the question, ‘Can people really change?’

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We Were There – 1- Annas & Ciaphas

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This is a series of six programs featuring key witnesses to the events of Easter week. Program one shows Annas and Caiaphas, the high priest, plotting to arrest and kill Jesus. Other programs show Simon Peter, Pilate and his wife Procula, Judas, Nicodemus and Thomas, and Mary Magdalene and Joanna. In each program, the actors present the drama once, and then stop to discuss the scene with the director, and then present the drama again. After each drama, a panel discusses the presentation.

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One Who Was There

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One Who Was There DVD Maureen O’Sullivan stars as Mary Magdalene at the end of her life, contemplating the passing of the faith to a new generation of believers. Through flashbacks she revisits the Passion, Passover, and her own healing as she travels back to Galilee. The journey, however, becomes as much spiritual as physical as she comes to understand the impact of Christ’s life on those who believe, whether as an eyewitness like herself or believers through faith. Running time: 25 minutes Audience: 13 and Older

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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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