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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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Search for Healing (DVD)

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This award-winning documentary is about the painful memories of former Native students in residential school and their search for healing.

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SPIRIT CONNECTION – October 2004 (Compilation 3 Episodes) DVD

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Oct. 3 2004 – Season Premiere: A profile of the Right Rev. Peter Short, the 38th Moderator of the United Church of Canada.  An update with the Rev. Jim Sinclair, General Secretary of the general Council of the United Church, on where the church and government are over the question of refugees seeking sanctuary in congregations. Oct. 10 2004 – Life Amid the Tension: Churches in Cuba The United Church has always maintained a strong relationship with churches in Cuba.  In recent years, American churches have been renewing their ties with Cuban churches.  But the “war on...

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GROWING ALONE GROWING TOGETHER (DOCUMENTARY)

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In this documentary, psychiatrist Dr. K. Sohail presents the stories of three couples whose relationships went through difficult times. Through interviews with spouses and family members he shows how these people who fell in love, married, and had children, began to encounter serious problems in their relationships. Couples started to experience resentment, anger, hostility and despair. Although each couple eventually separated, Dr. Sohail highlights how therapy, even at that stage, helped two of the three couples to work through their difficult issues and resume their lives together. The...

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Sacred Trust: Part 4: Boundary Issues for Clergy and Spiritual Teachers

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Sacred Trust: Boundary Issues for Clergy and Spiritual Teachers(Produced by: Center for the Prevention of Sexual and domestic Violence)Part 1: Boundaries** Power and Vulnerability (22 mins)Part 2: Dating** Friendships** Dual Relationships** Gifts** (23 mins)Part 3: The Pulpit** Transference** Hugging and Touch** Intimacy** (22 mins)Part 4: Personal Needs and Self-Care** Red Flags** Final Reflections** (22 mins)

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Sacred Trust: Part 1: Boundary Issues for Clergy and Spiritual Teachers

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Sacred Trust: Boundary Issues for Clergy and Spiritual Teachers(Produced by: Center for the Prevention of Sexual and domestic Violence) Part 1: Boundaries** Power and Vulnerability (22 mins)Part 2: Dating** Friendships** Dual Relationships** Gifts** (23 mins)Part 3: The Pulpit** Transference** Hugging and Touch** Intimacy** (22 mins)Part 4: Personal Needs and Self-Care** Red Flags** Final Reflections** (22 mins)

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Sacred Trust: Part 2: Boundary Issues for Clergy and Spiritual Teachers

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Sacred Trust: Boundary Issues for Clergy and Spiritual Teachers(Produced by: Center for the Prevention of Sexual and domestic Violence)Part 1: Boundaries** Power and Vulnerability (22 mins)Part 2: Dating** Friendships** Dual Relationships** Gifts** (23 mins)Part 3: The Pulpit** Transference** Hugging and Touch** Intimacy** (22 mins)Part 4: Personal Needs and Self-Care** Red Flags** Final Reflections** (22 mins)

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Sacred Trust: Part 3: Boundary Issues for Clergy and Spiritual Teachers

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Sacred Trust: Boundary Issues for Clergy and Spiritual Teachers(Produced by: Center for the Prevention of Sexual and domestic Violence)Part 1: Boundaries** Power and Vulnerability (22 mins)Part 2: Dating** Friendships** Dual Relationships** Gifts** (23 mins)Part 3: The Pulpit** Transference** Hugging and Touch** Intimacy** (22 mins)Part 4: Personal Needs and Self-Care** Red Flags** Final Reflections** (22 mins)

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AfricaPraying: Orphans Need Love!

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This video highlights the Botswana Christian Council’s program to meet the needs of children left orphaned by the AIDS epidemic. The program is designed to keep orphans in the community so that they do not have to flee to the cities, where they are vulnerable to sexual exploitation and child labour.

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TAKING CHARGE

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The events take place in Toronto high schools where young activists engage their peers in discussion and role-plays about sexual harassment, homophobia, racism and urban violence. The students build tremendous momentum as they challenge their peers to get involved in educating each other about issues that matter.

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