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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.).

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August 14, 2014

Moving Past an Impulse/Intention for Racial Justice

So many words, so many nights of protests, days of planning, so many photos and videos... It has been over 100 days since Michael Brown was shot dead by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. Out of more than 100 days of protest, there have been 2 with violence. And yet, anticipating the grand jury verdict regarding whether the officer will be indicted and a court case will be pursued, insurers are requiring shopkeepers to board up their windows and doors, the governor has called in the National Guard, local police are moving in military equipment and media are ...

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March 25, 2014

Step up to support reconciliation

Get involved in the effort to end violence against women.  Find out how to get connected and informed about how together, we can make a difference.

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November 1, 2013

Unity is an Action

Unity is an action, not a settled state that we achieve and can rest on.  Unity is a participation thing, not something external to us.  Unity is waiting to be lived today, not something settled in the past.  It is a painful time across the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) . . .

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