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Children Speak of Their Experience of Church – Graduation Project

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Children Speak of Their Experience of Church – Graduation Project by Janice Frame. Of interest to ministers, parents. and faith formation committees.

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For the Bible Tells Me So

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FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO – Does God really condemn loving homosexual relationships? Is the chasm separating Christianity from gays and lesbians too wide to cross? Is the Bible an excuse to hate? These questions and more are answered in this award winning documentary, which reconciles homosexuality and Biblical scripture – and reveals that religious anti-gay bias is based almost solely upon a misinterpretation of the Bible. Through the experiences of five Christian families, we discover how people of faith handle the realization of having a gay child. Offering healing, clarity,...

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Anyone and Everyone

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ANYONE AND EVERYONE – An intimate portrait of families who have a child who is gay.  The families are from diverse backgrounds and various religious denominations.  Parents talk about their struggles and their pain, but above all, their love for their child and how that has shaped their response.  Scene selection (22 scenes) allows for flexible use.   (2007) (57 mins)

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Beginning the Faith Journey (DVD)

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A visual summary of the report of the Project Group on Christian initiation. Useful to congregations who are ‘testing’ the recommendations of the Project Group. Also useful for congregations where groups of parents are being prepared for bringing their children for baptism.

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L’Arche: Caring, Educating, Inspiring

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What is L’Arche? This beautiful and inspiring short film introduces a new vision of care giving. With 190 homes and work settings in 26 communities across Canada, L’Arche is building a compassionate Canadian society through its programs.

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Single Parenting

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Single Parenting explores the basics of parenting from the unique perspective of a single parent. Sessions cover building support systems, time management, multiple households, and forgiveness. Each DVD contains four sessions with 15 minutes of video including three segments of video for each class. Week 1: Coping as a single parentWeek 2: Leading your family along the right pathWeek 3: Confronting challenges of disciplineWeek 4: Providing for your family’s needs With the ProActive Parenting series, you don’t have to be a “”parenting expert”” to lead a...

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MAKING EVERY MOMENT COUNT

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After  multiple, unsuccessful chemotherapies, Mikaela knows that she has a choice: she can let her brain tumor grow “and just go away, up to heaven,” or she can put up with “needles and pokes and all that stuff and make it go away, and even perhaps it might not come back.”  Sometimes she feels ready to stop her treatments, but then she thinks about how much her mother will miss her.

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Communication With Your Child or Teen

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Communication with Your Child or Teen helps adults learn to be better listeners and model good communication techniques for the whole family. Sessions cover recognizing barriers to good communication, stages of childhood development, learning your child’s communication style, and how to become an effective listener.Each DVD contains four sessions with 15 minutes of video including three segments of video for each class. Week 1: Recognizing the barriers we buildWeek 2: Understanding your child’s ages and stagesWeek 3: Learning your child’s communication...

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CONFLICT RESOLUTION SERIES: STUDENT & ADULT CONFLICT

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Conflicts between teenagers and adults aren’t uncommon, but rarely are they resolved in a manner that’s well thought out. Student & Adult Conflicts provides a blueprint for dealing with such flare-ups when they occur through two dramatized vignettes. In “”I Want It Now,”” a student and teacher get into a needlessly heated argument in front of the class without a proper way to diffuse the potentially embarrassing situation, while in “”Get Out,”” a storeowner mistakenly believes that a group of students have stolen from him. Includ

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