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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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Joan Chittister: Spirituality of Struggle (3 dvd set)

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Spirituality of Struggle  3 DVDs, total running time-82 minutes What is the purpose of struggle and how do we grow with it? Based on Joan Chittister’s award winning book, Scarred by Struggle, Transformed by Hope (Eerdmans), this 3-part series is an invitation to look again at the struggles of life in order that we might remember how to recognize new life in our souls the next time our hearts turn to clay.

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Embracing an Adult Faith: Marcus Borg on What it Means to be Christian

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In this five-session, faith-formation resource, participants enjoy the rare privilege of witnessing Marcus Borg in dialogue with a small, diverse group of adults as they honestly — and sometimes painfully — confront the big questions and work together toward authentic answers.

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This Beggar’s Description

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Philip Tétrault has been locked up in jails and psych wards, kicked out of the house by desperate friends and family and spent long periods living on the streets of Montreal. However, he is also a talented writer and loving father whose deep family bonds and friendships have helped him come through periods of incredible darkness brought on by his schizophrenia. Directed by Pierre Tétrault, This Beggar’s Description tells his brother Phil’s story – one of art, love, and madness – capturing the far-reaching effects of schizophrenia on one man, his friends and his...

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Listening to Soul Pain dvd

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LISTENING TO SOUL PAIN DVDThis video is meant to raise awareness of the effects of trauma on the human spirit and emphasize that complete healing requires attention to the spiritual concerns which surface in the wake of the experience. While the spiritual struggles may begin almost immediately following the event, the most intense pain of the spiritual conflict is often encountered only many months, or even years, after. (25 minutes) 2000

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Trigger

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Trigger, Volume 1 DVD – 5 sessions 2008 Volume 1 has  5 vignettes that are great to use as discussion starters with youth, in a small or large group setting. It also includes a helpful pdf discussion guide.Topics in Volume 1 include: Is this in my head? (miracles) Innocent of naïve? (sex) Something that sticks (relationships) 1000 things went right today (thankfulness) Plugged in (Holy Spirit)

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System Belongs to God (DVD)

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In this seven part series, Walter Wink, in conversation with Janet Wolf and James Forbes, helps us understand the spiritual forces in the ‘powers and principalities’. They offer a new way of thinking and hoping and acting for transformation. 1 – The Way Things Are 2. God Won’t Give Up3. What Jesus Realy Said4. How to Fight Without Hitting5. What if Nations, Companies and Churches had Angels/6. How You see the World7. Praying for the Big Picture

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Exploring the Sacred in Death and Dying (DVD)

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This series of 6 programs is for those who have to deal with the death of a loved one, or for those who relate to someone whose loved one is dying. Led by Ron DelBene, people tell their stories of experiencing the death of loved ones, and reflect on what they have learned. Each of the first 5 programs deals with 2 topics, and at the end of each part there are questions for reflection and/or discussion. The 6th program is the DelBene family story. Part 1, ‘Saying Goodbye’ shows a number of ways people have said goodbye and explores some rituals that have been helpful in...

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Adventures of Carlos Caterpillar – #1, Colossal Tales (Being Yourself)

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The Adventures of Carlos Caterpillar tells the growing up story of Carlos, an ever-curious little caterpillar who often finds himself in one predicament or another. Helped by his Uncle Pedro, a butterfly with a lifetime of experience behind him, Carlos learns many lessons that will help him through his own little journey of life! These entertaining adventures are done in full 3D animation with great music and Latin flavor. 25 minutes each #1, Colossal Tales (Being Yourself) — A new student in town spells competitive trouble for Carlos and Sluggy and catapults our hero into a tangled web...

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Adventures of Carlos Caterpillar – #2, Topsy Turvy (Responsibility)

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The Adventures of Carlos Caterpillar 9 DVD programs, 25 minutes each-tells the growing up story of Carlos, an ever-curious little caterpillar who often finds himself in one predicament or another. Helped by his Uncle Pedro, a butterfly with a lifetime of experience behind him, Carlos learns many lessons that will help him through his own little journey of life! These entertaining adventures are done in full 3D animation with great music and Latin flavor. #2, Topsy Turvy (Responsibility) — What right-minded caterpillar wouldn’t want to squirm out of his chores only to do what he...

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