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Sharing the Journey

This is where I placed material, and links to other relevant websites, during the 2012 Lent Course, which took place at St Andrew's, Carters Green, West Bromwich.

Further details are in my letter for the February 2012 edition of the St Andrew's magazine "Roundabout". Click here

Week One - Climate Change

PDFs of the slideshow can be downloaded here PDF 5.7MB

A useful website showing sea level changes can be found here.

Links to YouTube for the videos used in Week One:

Prayer for the Sake of the Poor

Climate Change Discussion

The effects of Climate Change

Voices of Climate Change

Information on the Bangladesh Crab Farming project can be downloaded here

Week Two - Agriculture

PDFs of the slideshow can be downloaded here PDF 3.2MB

Links to YouTube for the videos used in Week Two:

Coffee, Cocoa and Climate Change in Nicaragua

Brazil Land Ownership - Rui's claim to paradise

Information on Fairtrade and Fairtrade Fortnight:

Christian Aid Fairtrade Fortnight

The Fairtrade Foundation

Week Three - War

PDFs of the slideshow can be downloaded here PDF 1.7 MB

Links to YouTube for the videos used in Week Three:

Conflict - Audio Slideshow

Living in a cage

Adriana in Angola

Securing Peace in Sudan

Information about the B'Tselem Video Project in Palestine (Living in a Cage):

B'Tselem Video Project

Week Four - Peace?

PDFs of the slideshow can be downloaded here PDF 2.2 MB

Link to YouTube for the video used in Week Four:

Hymn for Sri Lanka

Channel 4 has recently investigated the events at the end of the war in Sri Lanka. The programme contains graphic images of violence and is available on their 4oD (4 on Demand) service:

Sri Lanka's Killing Fields: War Crimes Unpunished (50 mins) 14 March 2012

The above is a follow up from a programme broadcast in 2011:

Sri Lanka's Killing Fields (50 mins) 14 June 2011

Week Five - Cities and Sport

PDFs of the slideshow can be downloaded here PDF 2 MB

Tour de France Website

Link to YouTube for the videos used in Week Five:

Publicity Caravan (Procession) on Champs Elysee

More information and longer video about Publicity Caravan

Tour de France on Champs Elysee (very short video, 16 secs)

Voices of the Mission (evictions for World Cup and Olympics in Brazil)

The World Cup No One Sees

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