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Swords into Plowshares is the blog of the Peacemaking Program and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations of the Presbyterian Mission Agency of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

Seeking peace. Striving for justice. Together.

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April 30, 2008

Travel with us to Ethiopia . . .

Ethiopia, Africa's oldest independent country, has a long-standing tradition of living peacefully as a diverse people. One such example is that Christians and Muslims live in the same neighborhoods and celebrate each other's holidays. Travel November 5-15, 2008 with other...

April 30, 2008

Conference Speaker Quoted on Food Crisis

"Every country and every people have a right to food that is affordable." Anuradha Mittal, keynote speaker at 2008 Peacemaking Conference. John Nichols addresses the world food crisis in an article appearing in the May 12, 2008 edition of The...

April 28, 2008

Save $100 - Offer Extended

Now you have until May 20 to save $100 when you register for this year's seminars at Ghost Ranch! In my opinion, any week at Ghost Ranch is a good week, but there are a couple of weeks that might...

April 25, 2008

Rebate for Peace?

What will Tricia and I do with the rebate we receive from the Internal Revenue Service? We had not started to think about that until the opening session of this week's meeting of the General Assembly Council of the Presbyterian...

April 19, 2008

Fair Food and Human Rights

Linda Valentine, Executive Director of the General Assembly Council, has posted a reflection on the many PC(USA) connections with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and their work to end slave labor, human trafficking, and exploitation in agricultural fields across...

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