IRMS presents two new resources for Advent. Under Wraps: The Gift We Never Expected (DV1288=) explores the characteristics of God described in the Old Testament and revealed through Jesus. Jessica La Grone, Andy Nixon Rob Renfroe and Ed Robb, present segments. It includes related books for elementary kids and for teens so this can become an inter-generational resource.

In Not a Silent Night: Mary Looks Back to Bethlehem, (DV823)  Adam Hamilton imagines Jesus from Mary’s point of view: proud of her son, in awe of his mission, guided by love and more. Look them up for details and to reserve for your congregation


IRMS has a position open for an individual with library, customer service, computer and problem-solving skills.

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IRMS is an ecumenical lending library with over 10,000 DVD, VHS, audio, book, and other resources available for use by subscribers and renters. We are committed to providing religious media resources to assist with faith formation and growth of the whole person, including exploration of the Bible and religious issues.But even more valuable than our library of resources, is the IRMS staff, knowledgeable to guide you through the process of resource selection and use. By asking discerning questions about your group and your goal, and reviewing your borrowing history, they can significantly increase your satisfaction with the resources you receive and the success when you use them.We continue to build the library of religious media to serve our subscribers with up-to-date, high quality resources. Our collection also contains several “classic,” hard to find titles. Subscribing churches pay a nominal yearly fee and then borrow resources free of charge as often as they like. Those who do not choose to subscribe may rent resources for a weekly fee.


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In Observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday IRMS will be closed Wednesday, November 26 – Friday November 29, 2014

IRMS will be closed December 24, 2014 – January 2, 2015, for the Christmas and New Years holidays



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