Final Sale for Iowa Religious Media Services

As IRMS begins the conclusion of Phase 3 of their resource clearance, they are providing one last opportunity to purchase some of their resources at an extremely reduced price. The deals mentioned in these weekly specials will continue through October 31, 2019.  At that point, they will no longer offer any of the video studies for sale to the general public. In addition to the weekly “special sale” items, all items in the online catalog are on sale for at least 60% off the cost they initially paid for them.

Contact IRMS at to place an order, if you have questions or for more information.
This week’s specially-priced resources!
IRMS has always stocked a broad selection of resources for Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter. Since they will not be around to assist you with resources during these times, they are making them all available this week for $10.00 each. When appropriate these resources will include guides, books, etc. In addition, during this final week of “special sales,” a number of other popular resources that have not yet been on sale are included this week including Iowa-based programs and award-winning and timely topics for youth from Human Relations Media.


Because so many of these resources available in DVD formats and books, it is simply not practical for them to provide a list containing every Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter resource remaining in the IRMS collection. Instead they will provide you with details of how to locate all of these resources with their descriptions. Here is what you need to do:
1) Click on our on-line catalog
2) Click on “Advanced Search”
3) In the “Subject” field enter Advent, Easter, Lent or Easter and all resources for each topic will appear.
4) You may further refine the search by entering DV, KT or BK in “Resource Code.”
4) You may then click on an item and the details about it will appear.


DV718 – John Calvin: His Life and Legacy
DV709 – Project Choice: a 6 week study to help Children Ages 7-10 Make Godly Choices
DV721 – Servant or Suckers: Wise and Compassionate Ways to Help the Poor
DV1060 – A Place at the Table: 40 Days of Solidarity with the Poor


DV1025 – A Train to Nowhere:  Inside an Immigrant Death Investigation – A documentary about eleven Central Americans and Mexicans found locked inside a freight car in Denison, IA. 

DV1174 – Gospels without Borders – A multi-part documentary deal that deals with immigration issues in five state, one of which is Iowa. The Iowa chapter is “Immigrant Christians with the Golden Rule” – Des Moines, IA. It shows how members of Las Americas, part of Trinity United Methodist Church, are raising money to build a medical clinic in El Salvador. Manuel Catalan, an El Salvador native, heads the fundraising efforts to do so, while teaching church members how to do construction work to help renovate their church. Rev. Barbara Dinnen discusses the role the Hispanic population plays in the church and the pride and fellowship they have by giving back.

DV1177 – The Grey Area: Feminism Behind Bars – The documentary grew out of the experiences of Grinnell College students who travel to the maximum security women’s prison in Mitchellville, Iowa to teach a course on feminism. Through a series of captivating class discussions, led by the students, a small group of female inmates share their diverse experiences with motherhood, drug addiction, sexual abuse, murder, and life in prison.

DV1246 – Little Salsa on the Prairie: The Changing Character of Perry – This film chronicles the rapid ethnic diversification of an Iowa community. It explores the significant change that began in Perry in the early 1990s when the complexion of a once predominantly white community shifted dramatically.

DV1589 – The U Turn: A Transformational Journey – This third documentary in Luis Argueta’s immigration trilogy narrates the transformational journey of the immigrant workers who broke the silence about the abuses they endured at the Agriprocessors meatpacking plant in Postville and the community that did not abandon them. 

DV1290 – Any Kid, Anywhere: Sex Trafficking Survivor Stories – This video tells the dramatic and harrowing stories of three brave young women: Bethany from Cedar Rapids, Sara from the Quad Cities, and Christa from Dubuque. Their true accounts of survival send a message of hope to those already in “the life” and provide a sobering cautionary tale that may help other young people avoid victimization.

KT324 – The Bully Project – Partly set in Sioux City, Iowa, and directed by Lee Hirsch, BULLY is the first feature documentary film to show how we’ve all been affected by bullying, whether we’ve been victims, perpetrators or stood silent witness. The world we inhabit as adults begins on the playground. The BULLY Project is the social action campaign inspired by the award-winning film BULLY.


Human Relations Media produces relevant and compelling videos about the lives, choices, issues, health and well-being of today’s teenagers. Working with leading experts in the field, these videos are developed, written and produced by a staff committed to delivery of the highest quality video-based educational materials available.
DV368 – Teen Truth: An Inside Look at Bullying and School Violence
DV373 – The Choking Game
DV403 – Parenting Gay Teens: What You Should Know
DV422 – You’re Mean! When Words Hurt Us
DV728 – Coping with the Body Image Blues
DV786 – Should I Say Anything? How to Decide
DV833 – B Careful When U Txt: The Dangers of Texting and Sexting
DV850 – Planting the Seeds of Peace: Exploring & Celebrating Our Differences
DV853 – Huffing: The Latest Facts about Inhalant Abuse
DV855 – Think Before You Click: Playing It Safe Online
DV871 – The Dangers of Sexting: What Teens Need to Know
DV941 – Coping with Disruptive Life Changes
DV949 – I Was Cyberbullied
DV950 – Open Arms? Open Eyes! – Power, Control and Abuse in Teen Relationships
DV1061 – High on Spice: The Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana
DV1111 – The Harassment Workshop: Harassment Hurts: Gossiping, Taunting and Bullying
DV1117 – Emerging Drugs of Abuse
DV1150 – Gum in My Hair: How to Cope with Bullying Version 2.0
DV1250 – What’s Up With E-Cigarettes?
KT321 – The Puberty Workshop

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