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Short History of Global Relationships in the UCC (DVD)

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A Short History of Global Relationships in the United Church Of Canada: a presentation by the Rev. Chris Ferguson, former Executive Minister of Justice, Global and Ecumenical Relations Unit of the General Council Office of the United Church of Canada. How can we act faithfully in a post-colonial age? In this 30-minute presentation, Chris Ferguson provides much food for thought about historical power relationships, economic disparities, and our interactions with global partners today. Includes study guide. For use in adult study groups or outreach committees. Excellent preparation for an...

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – January/February 2005 Compilation (DVD)

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January and February 2005 Compilation Jan 16, 2005 – Deaf MinistryIn this program the United Church looks at ways to answer the needs of the deaf and hearing-challenged members of its congregations. Program includes a profile of Helen Bickle, lay pastoral Deaf minister. Jan. 23, 2005 – The Money showJesus talked a lot about money but the subject still makes church people cringe! Here is a show all about money, what our theology says, and how to move beyond guilt to start a meaningful discussion about giving. Jan. 30, 2005 – Community Ministries & the Tsunami...

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – December 2004 Compilation (DVD)

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Spirit Connection Programmes: December 2004 Compilation – includes the following programs:Dec. 5: Beyond The Beads of Hope: TanzaniaDec. 12: Beyond The Beads of Hope: Moving ForwardDec. 19: Christmas CarolsDec. 26: Architecture of Worship

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Short History of Global Relationships in the UCC (VHS)

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A Short History of Global Relationships in the United Church Of Canada: a presentation by the Rev. Chris Ferguson, former Executive Minister of Justice, Global and Ecumenical Relations Unit of the General Council Office of the United Church of Canada. How can we act faithfully in a post-colonial age? In this 30-minute presentation, Chris Ferguson provides much food for thought about historical power relationships, economic disparities, and our interactions with global partners today. Includes study guide. For use in adult study groups or outreach committees. Excellent preparation for an...

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FROM TEARS TO HOPE

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From Tears to Hope: Another view of life in Rwanda The Rwandan genocide that began in April 1994 was one of the 20th century’s worst examples of mass murder.  Most of those who survived are women; the vast majority are widows.  Their lives today are an unusual blend of tears, at having lost their loved ones, and hope, as they rebuild their communities and their country.  Devastated by years of war, Rwanda is still in a very fragile state.  It is the women who must shoulder the burden of rebuilding Rwandan society.  Their raw courage and determination is an inspiration to men and...

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EAST TIMOR: BIRTH OF A NATION

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East Timor: Birth of a Nation; a production of the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace. From the video jacket: After 500 years of foreign rule, first by Portugal, then by Japan during WWII, and then by Indonesia for the past 25 years, finally the East Timorese can proudly say they have a constitution: they have a national parliament: they have a government, diplomatic relations with other countries; they can engage in normal trade with the rest of the world, and be part of the international community. For a small nation that not too many people believed could be free, a...

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LIVING TOGETHER INTO ONE HOPE

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Produced in celebration of the centennial anniversary of the Canada – Korea Partnership in Mission, this video tells the story of the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK). The United Church of Canada has worked in formal partnership for over 20 years with the PROK.

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SPIRIT CONNECTION PROGRAMMES 95/96 SEASON – NOVEMBER 1995

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Nov. 6/95 – Korean Human Freedom Chain Nov. 13/95 – Prison Ministry, Peace Nov. 20/95 – Work, Money and Meaning (Mission Theme) Nov. 27/95 – Beijing Conference Report

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LOS QUINCHOS – THE STREET CHILDREN OF MANAGUA, NICARAGUA

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Los Quinchos school is geared towards teaching street children in Managua, Nicaragua. This Mission & Service supported work is a response to otherwise non-existent formal education for child street vendors.

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RECEIVING AND GIVING: Stories of Mission in Action

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This video was created for the 1994 General Council from Spirit Connection stories about the church in overseas mission. It illustrates how we participate together in God’s mission in the world, in both a giving and a receiving role. Accompanied by a study guide and two pamphlets.

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