DVD Lending Library


The DVDs listed below are located at the SNEUCC Framingham Office and are available for loaning out. Please contact Debbie Gline Allen, Associate for Faith Formation & Youth Ministries, to make arrangements to borrow.

For a more comprehensive selection, MA Conference UCC congregations may contact our sister organization, Practical Resources for Churches on Long Island. Their staff and resources are available via phone, e-mail, and an online catalog.

 

List of DVDs
housed at the SNEUCC Framingham Office, 1 Badger Road, Framingham, MA

  • 36 Parables (3 beloved parables filmed in modern situations)
  • Abingdon Worship Photos, Vol 3, Lent & Easter (2 copies) (images & computer creations by Jim & Mary Whitmer)
  • Adult Crossings: God's Journey with Us (8 core stories of the Bible with Thomas Long & others; 2008)
  • Advent Conspiracy: Can Christmas Still Change the World? (4 sessions: Worship Fully, Spend Less, Give More, Love All; www.adventconspiracy.org; 2009)
  • re:form's Ancestors DVD - New Testament (a part of the SparkHouse curriculum resources; 2012)
  • start> Becoming a Good Samaritan (6 sessions hosted by John Ortberg with Eugene Peterson, Charles Colson, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Rob Bell, and others)
  • Bethlehem: a 360-degree panoramic tour (for Windows)
  • Bible Battles (The History Channel; 2002)
  • Bidder 70 (Tim DeChristopher's 2008 story of outbidding the government to save 22,000 pristine acres in Utah from drilling)
  • Billy Graham (Biography/PBS; 1999)
  • Bless Our Children: Preventing Sexual Abuse (FaithTrust Institute; 1993)
  • Call Me Malcolm (one man's struggle with faith, love, and gender identity; 2004)
  • Christianity: the first 2,000 years (A&E; 2001)
  • A Cry for Help: how to help a friend who is depressed or suicidal (Sue Eastgard, MSW; 2005)
  • David & Goliath (Biography/A&E;1996)
  • Discover Islam (2 copies) (6 documentaries; 2011)
  • Discovering Christian Classics (Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove & Lauren F. Winner; the desert fathers & mothers, St. John Chrysostom, St. Benedict, The Cloud of Unknowing, Thomas a Kempis; 2010)
  • Eclipsing Empire: Paul, Rome, & the Kingdom of God (6 sessions, includes study guide in a binder; Living the Questions with Marcus Borg & John Dominic Crossan; 2008)
  • Embracing a Life of Meaning (includes booklet) 
  • Embracing an Adult Faith (Marcus Borg; 5 sessions; includes booklet) 
  • Embracing Interfaith Cooperation (includes booklet) 
  • Embracing the Prophets 
  • Everything Is Spiritual (Rob Bell) 
  • Experiencing Jesus (series by Tim Scorer; includes 9 student booklets, leader's guide; missing the poster set) 
  • Faith Hope & Luck: Discover What You Can Expect from God (5 sessions, Andy Stanley, Zondervan)
  • The Faith & Practice of the Earliest Christian: a Study of the Didache (Tony Jones; 53 minutes; 2010)
  • Faith & Reason, Vol. 1 (DL Dykes Jr. Foundation; 1996):
    The Nature of God with Martin Marty & Tex Sample
    The Nature of Christ with Tex Sample & Shug McBay
    God, Jesus, & Salvation with Tex Sample & Martin Marty
    The Authority of the Bible with Tex Sample & Martin Marty
    How Did Jesus See Himself? with John Dominic Crossan & Craig Evans
    Is God Just? with Bishop John Spong & Forrest Harris
    Does God Punish or Reward? with Sr. Joan Chittister & William Mallard
    Are Humans Sinful By Nature? with Bishop John Spong & Shug McBay
    What Does God Want From Us? with Sr. Joan Chittister & William Mallard
    What Does God Want Us To Do About Evil? with Sr. Joan Chittister & William Mallard
    What Is The Kingdom of God? with John Dominic Crossan & Craig Evans
    Was Jesus Really Raised From The Dead? with John Dominic Crossan & Craig Evans
    Is God's Love For Us Unconditional? with Bishop John Spong & Shug McBay
  • Faith & Reason, Vol. 2 (DL Dykes Jr. Foundation; 1997):
    What Can We Expect From Prayer? with Sr. Joan Chittister & Charles Kiblinger
    Does God Use Us? with Marcus Borg & Forrest Harris
    Why Must I Forgive? with William Mallard & Charles Kiblinger
    Is There Really A Devil? with Elaine Pagels & Craig Evans
    Why Do We Live In Fear? with Sr. Joan Chittister & William Mallard
    Is There Really Diving Healing? with Leonard Sweet & Craig Evans
    Is There Ever A Reason To Do A Wrong Thing? with Sr. Joan Chittister & William Mallard
    Is It All Right With God That We Suffer? with Walter Brueggemann & Forest Harris
    Is There Only One God For All These Faiths? with Walter Brueggemann & Craig Evans
    Faithfulness Or Extremism? with Leonard Sweet & Elaine Pagels
    Don't I Have A Right To My Personal Rights? with Walter Brueggemann & Forest Harris
    Was Jesus Really Raised From the Dead? with John Dominic Crossan & Craig Evans
    What Should We Believe About Jesus? with Marcus Borg & Charles Kiblinger
  • Faith & Reason, Vol. 3 (DL Dykes Jr. Foundation; 1997):
    Was Jesus Really A Peacemaker? with John Dominic Crossan & Charles Kiblinger
    What Made Jesus, Jesus? with Marcus Borg & Charles Kiblinger
    Are There Dangerous Religious Doctrines? part 1 with Charles Kiblinger & Rabbi Camille Angel
    Are There Dangerous Religious Doctrines? part 2 with Tex Sample & Rabbi Camille Angel
    Should Christians Worship Jesus? with John Dominic Crossan & Tex Sample
    Whom Did Jesus Exclude From The Church? with Walter Brueggemann & Forest Harris
    What Did Jesus Believe About God? with Marcus Borg & Amy-Jill Levine
    Are Christianity & Patriotism Compatible? with John Dominic Crossan & Gayle White
    Does Christianity Belong At The Political Bargaining Table? with John Dominic Crossan & Gayle White
    The Bible: Fact Or Fiction? with Walter Brueggemann & Amy-Jill Levine
    When Is It Right To Play God? with Walter Brueggemann & Amy-Jill Levine
    Is What We Believe About Jesus Important? with Marcus Borg & Tex Sample
    What Should Christians Do About The Death Penalty? with Kathy Friskicks-Warren & Robert Wilson
  • Faith & Reason, Vol. 4 (DL Dykes Jr. Foundation; 1998):
    Should We Are About Each Other's Morality? with Calvin Butts & Rebekah Miles
    Does It Really Matter What I Do In Today's World? with Amy-Jill Levine & Walter Wink
    Could Christianity Possible Be Outdated In Today's World? with Calvin Butts & Rebekah Miles
    How Does God Control Us? with Rabbi Harold Kushner & Phyllis Tickle
    How Can Anything Good Come Out Of This? with Rabbi Harold Kushner & Phyllis Tickle
    What About Homosexuality And The Church? with Amy-Jill Levine & Walter Wink
    Do We Really Believe In The Resurrection? with John Holbert & Phyllis Tickle
    What Is Sin Anyway? with Amy-Jill Levine & Walter Wink
    Does It Matter What I Say? with Calvin Butts & Rebekah Miles
    How Do I Start Over? with Rabbi Harold Kushner & John Holbert
    What's All This Business About Salvation? with John Holbert & Phyllis Tickle
    How Do I Take Charge Of My Life? with Calvin Butts & Janet Wolfe
    Is All This Spirituality Just A Fad? with John Holbert & Janet Wolfe
  • Great Figures of the New Testament (includes course guidebook; 24 30-minutes lectures by Amy-Jill Levine; The Great Courses series; 2002)
  • The God's Aren't Angry (Rob Bell; 1.5 hours; 2008)
  • From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians (Frontline; 4 hours; 1998)
  • The Four Acts of Prayer (Walter Wangerin, Jr.; 2005)
  • For the Bible Tells Me So (Does God really condemn homosexual relationships? Daniel Karslake; 98 mins; 2007)
  • First Light: Jesus and the Kingdom of God (Living the Questions; John Dominic Crossan & Marcus Borg)
  • Finding My Way To Compassionate Living (John Dominic Crossan; 40 mins.; 2008)
  • Falling Fire: The Gift of the Spirit (International Bible Society; the story of Pentecost based on the New International Version of the Bible)
  • Hear Their Cries: Religious Responses to Child Abuse (FaithTrust Institute; Marie Fortune; 48 mins.; 1992)
  • Helping Children Grieve (Khris Ford & Paula D'Arcy; Paraclete Press; 55 mins.; 2009)
  • Helping Parents Grieve (Khris Ford & Paula D'Arcy; Paraclete Press; 60 mins.; 2011) 
  • Hinduism (Religions of the World; includes Teacher's Guide; narrated by Ben Kingsley; grade 9 & up; Schlessinger Media; 50 mins.; 2003)
  • History of the Bible in English (James A. Walther, Sr.; the Kerygma program; 
  • An Inconvenient Truth (Al Gore; 2006)
  • Invitation to the New Testament (Abingdon Press; 145 mins.; 2005)
  • Invitation to the Old Testament (Abingdon Press; 155 mins.; 2005)
  • Islam (Religions of the World; includes teacher's guide; narrated by Ben Kingsley; grade 9 & up; Schlessinger Media; 50 mins.; 2003)
  • Judaism (Religions of the World; includes teacher's guide; narrated by Ben Kingsley; grade 9 & up; Schlessinger Media; 50 mins.; 2003)
  • Journey of the Universe: An Epic Story of Cosmic, Earth, & Human Transformation (conversations with leading scientists, environmentalists, historians, & educators; Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies; 20 half hour sessions; 2011)
  • Journey of the Universe: An Epic Story of Cosmic, Earth, & Human Transformation documentary (Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies; 2011)
  • Journey of the Universe: An Epic Story of Cosmic, Earth, & Human Transformation Conversations (Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies; 10 hours; 2011)
  • Journey Through the Psalms (Dr. Denise Dombkowski Hopkins; 8 lessons, includes textbook, leader's guide, participant's guide, publicity materials; Wesley Theological Seminary; 2006)
  • Journey Through the Shadows: hope for healing after someone you love has committed suicide (Paraclete Press; 50 mins.; 2011)
  • Living the Questions 
  • The Lord's Prayer (Walter Wangerin, Jr.; Paraclete Press; 90 mins.; 2004)
  • Lost Worlds: Jesus' Jerusalem (The History Channel; 50 mins.; 2002)
  • Moses & the Ten Commandments (Biography/PBS; 100 mins.; 1996)
  • Kids As Peacemakers (The Dove Campaign of Greater Newburyport, MA; 13 mins.)
  • Moving Images for Worship Vol. 1 (Zondervan)
  • Mudhouse Sabbath: Seven Ways of Christian Formation Inspired by the Jewishness of Jesus (Lauren F. Winner; Paraclete Press)
  • Naming Evil: An Interfaith Dialogue (Trinity Institute
    The First Lesson of History: The Good of Evil with Joan Chittister
    Whence Evil: To Confront & To Overcome Evil In Human Life with Seed Hossein Nasr
    Jewish Relfections on Evil, Cosmic and Moral with Jon D. Levenson
    Naming Evil with The Honorable Kofi Annan
  • Nazareth: a 360-degree panoramic tour (2 copies) (for Windows)
  • The New Testament (includes course guidebook; 24 30-minutes lectures by Bart D. Ehrman; The Great Courses series; 2000)
  • Nooma (Rob Bell)
    Breathe
    Bullhorn
    Corner
    Kickball
    Luggage 
    Lump
    Matthew
    Name
    Noise
    Open 
    Rain
    Rhythm 
    Rich
    She
    Shells
    Sunday
    Tomato
    Today
    Trees
    Whirlwind
    You 
  • Nooma Soundtrack Vol. 001
  • Not In My Church (FaithTrust Institute; the story of one church's betrayal of trust by its minister; 45 mins.; 1991)
  • The Old Testament (includes course guidebook; 24 30-minutes lectures by Amy-Jill Levine; The Great Courses series; 2001)
  • On Our Way (Practicing Our Faith; includes study guide; sessions: Discerning God's Call, Living As Community, Friendship & Intimacy, Making A Good Living, Care For Creation, Honoring The Body, Singing Our Lives To God, Knowing & Loving Our Neighbors Of Other Faiths, Peacemaking & Nonviolence, Doing Justice, Living In The Presence Of God)
  • One Book, Many Voices (Massachusetts Bible Society; use in preparation for using Exploring the Bible: The Dickinson Series.)
  • Orthodox & Roman Catholic Christianity (Religions of the World; includes Teacher's Guide; narrated by Ben Kingsley; grade 9 & up; Schlessinger Media; 50 mins.; 2003)
  • Paul: An Appealing or Appalling Apostle? (Living the Questions; John Dominic Crossan; 50 mins.; 2005)
  • Philosophy, Science, and the God Debate: Oxford professors dispute the assault on Christianity (eight 20 min. segments)
  • Pontius Pilate (Biography/A&E; 50 mins.; 2005)
  • The Power of Forgiveness (documentary with Elie Wiesel, Thich That Hanh, & others; 78 mins.; 2007)
  • The Power of Forgiveness (Paraclete Press; 4 sessions: The Origin Of Forgiveness, What Is Forgiveness?, Why Do We Need Forgiveness?, How Is Forgiveness Possible?; 2005)
  • Prophets (A&E's Mysteries of the Bible series; 50 mins.; 1994)
  • Praying with the Body: Bringing the Psalms To Life (Paraclete Press; 71 mins.; 2009) 
  • Protestant Christianity (Religions of the World; includes Teacher's Guide; narrated by Ben Kingsley; grade 9 & up; Schlessinger Media; 50 mins.; 2003)
  • Saving Jesus (Living the Questions; a 12-session small group-based exploration of Jesus Christ for the third millennium with John Bell, Marcus Borg, Walter Brueggemann, John Dominic Crossan, Amy-Jill Levine, John Shelby Spong, and others; 2006)
  • Saving Jesus Redux (Living the Questions; a 12-session small group-based exploration of Jesus Christ for the third millennium with Diana Butler Bass, Marcus Borg, Walter Brueggemann, John Dominic Crossan, Yvette Flunder, James Forbes, Amy-Jill Levine, Brian McLaren, John Shelby Spong, and others); includes link to curriculum materials CURRENTLY ON LOAN
  • Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense (N.T. Wright; Wesley Theological Seminary; ten 20-minute sessions; includes Leader's Guide, Participant's Guide, textbook, & publicity materials; 2007)
  • Thermostat: How Can We Turn Toward Peace In A Time Of Fear? (Mennonite Central Committee; includes leader's guide)
  • Three Faiths, One God: Judaism, Christianity, Islam (A documentary by Gerald Krell & Meyer Odze) 
  • Traces of the Trade: A Story From the Deep North (A documentary by Katrina Browne who discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history; 86 mins.; 2008)
  • The Story of Paul the Apostle (The History Channel; 70 mins.; 2000)
  • The Story of the Twelve Apostles (The History Channel; 100 mins.; 1999)
  • Uncommon Grace: An Evening with Bishop Gene Robinson (Pacific School of Religion; 29 mins.; 2005)
  • Victory and Peace or Justice and Peace? (John Dominic Crossan; Living the Questions; includes discussion guide; four 1-hour lectures; 2005) 
  • Walking the Bible: A Journey By Land Through The Five Books of Moses (WGBH;168 mins.; 2006)
  • We All Get Healed (Jim Wallis)