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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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September 30, 2011

A prayer for those who serve in the United Nations system

Redeemer and Reconciler,

We give thanks for the work of the United Nations and for our sisters and brothers whom you have called to serve within that system. We are thankful that you call women and men from every land. We honor their work, their gifts, and their sacrifice. We pray for those who have given their lives in service; for their families and communities who grieve such loss.

 We ask for your strength to be with each individual:  

who cares for brothers and sisters who are made vulnerable and are oppressed;

who bears witness to evil and seeks healing ...

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October 31, 2010

Sign ad calling for release of health workers in Philippines

An appeal from the General Secretary of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines October 29, 2010 To Our Friends and Partners Around the World: Please Sign the Paid Ad to Free the 43 Health Workers (Morong 43) May...

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July 23, 2010

The baby boy arrived

Last evening, we posted an invitation to prayer for Ms. Judilyn Oliveros of the Philippines. Tonight, we invite you to give thanks. Her baby boy arrived today - delivered by c-section in a hospital. He is healthy and is 6.8...

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