VIDEOS & DVDs FOR YOUTH AND/OR ADULTS
VCA-500 THE NEW CENTURY HYMNAL- (Y/A); (Includes audiocassette); 21:30 min.; United Church, 1994.
Video samples The New Century Hymnal which includes the best of the previous hymnals of the United Church of Christ tradition combined with many popular ecumenical hymns.
VCA-501 A HISTORY OF PRIDE, A FUTURE OF PROMISE: HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES- (Y/A); 5 min.; Guide; United Church, 1995.
The video describes the six black colleges related to the United Church of Christ. Colleges included are: Dillard University, Fisk University, Huston-Tillotson College, LeMoyne-Owen College, Talladega College, and Tougaloo College.
VCA-502 SHARING LIFE IN CHRIST: GLOBAL MINISTRIES OF THE UCC AND DISCIPLES OF CHRIST- (A); 40 min.; 5 sessions; Guide; Creative Connections in Media, 1996.
The five segments of this Global Ministries video are: (1) Sharing Life in Christ (2) Sharing Persons in Mission (3) Telling the Gospel Story (4) Healing God's Continuing Creation (5) Interfaith Dialogue.
VCA-503 AFFIRMING FAITH: A CONFIRMATION RESOURCE FOR FAITH FORMATION- (A); 17 min.; Guide; United Church Press, 1996.
The video explains the background of confirmation and the confirmation process for the United Church of Christ.
VCA-504 LPFM: THE PEOPLE'S VOICE- (A); 14 min.; No guide; United Church of Christ, 2001.
The video is the story of the UCC's response to the FCC's low power FM radio initiative. Lower power FM is treated as a justice issue.
VCA-505 OUR CHURCH'S WIDER MISSION: MORE THAN WE CAN ASK OR IMAGINE- (A); 12 min.; No guide; United Church of Christ, 2002.
The video explains how the OCWM offering helps the local United Church of Christ to be connected to other churches in mission throughout the world.
DVA-506 and VCA-506 A POSITION OF FAITH- (A); 18 min.; Guide; United Church of Christ, 2003.
This historical video
resource is intended for use by people who wish to
know more about the process by which the Rev. Bill
Johnson became the first openly gay person to be
ordained in the United Church of Christ.
The video shows ministries from six diverse UCC congregations from across the United States and Puerto Rico that (1) proclaim faith (2) plant new churches (3) stimulate outreach (4) welcome new immigrants (5) serve the community (6) witness to justice and peace (7) embody God's wide embrace (8) create new worship (9) reach today's spiritual seekers.
VCA-508 LEGACY OF LOVE-AN INTRODUCTION TO PLANNED GIVING FROM THE UCC- (A); 15 min.; No guide; United Church of Christ, 2003.
Stories from churches and individuals who have discovered the significant benefits of Life-income and other types of Planned Gifts.
VCA-509 THE NATIONAL YOUTH EVENT: THE "E" ATTITUDE- (Y); Guide and DVD; United Church of Christ, 2003.
A promotional video for the National Youth Event of the United Church of Christ. May be updated.
DVA-510 VOLUNTEER MINISTRIES: WITH THE HEART AND MIND OF A SERVANT - (A); 13 min.; Guide; United Church of Christ, 2005.
This video/DVD is the story of United Church of Christ Volunteer Ministries during the past fifty years and into the future. Volunteers who have heeded God's call to serve others have found their own lives changed in the process. The video/DVD is useful as a recruiting tool.
UCC@50: YESTERDAY’S VISIONARIES TODAY’S VOICES - (A); 2 parts, 13:30 &
15 min. ea.; Guide; United Church of Christ, 2007.
A PLACE OF OUR OWN: EDUCATION WITH SOUL -
UCC-RELATED SCHOOLS - (Y/A); 11 min.; no guide;
United Church of Christ, 2007.
DVA-513 A SACRED COVENANTS, FAITHFUL CONVERSATIONS – (A); 1 DVD ; 45 min.; No guide; United Church of Christ, 2006.
This DVD is a
resource for talking about marriage equality, which
includes the UCC General Synod 25 floor debase on the
resolution, “In Support of Marriage Equality.” It is
an excellent companion to the study resource, “God is
Still Speaking about Marriage.”
A PLACE FOR ALL: FAITH
AND COMMUNITY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
- (A); 57:30 min.; No Guide; DVD
The DVD explores the courageous stories
of persons with disabilities as they succeed in
making their faith communities truly inclusive. There
are many disabled speakers with different forms
of disabilities who share their stories.
DVU-611 HISTORY, CULTURE, AND FAITH IN LATIN AMERICA - (A); 1 DVD, 26 min.; UMW, 2015.
This DVD presents overview of the richness of Latin America and Its People. We learn of the life and culture of the pre-Colombian civilization and the course of colonization and see how the waves of immigration occurred in the nineteenth and the twentieth centuries both within Latin America and in other parts of the world. The role of women in Latin American society is examined and we also hear of the challenges women encounter. The work of the church in Latin America and its impact is explored. Additional features include videos of United Methodist Women’s partners’ work in the region with women, children, and youth.