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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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July 28, 2013

Let the bells of peace ring

The Annual Interfaith Peace Gathering
Commemorating The Hiroshima / Nagasaki Atomic Bombings

Monday, August 5, 2013

The Interchurch Center
475 Riverside Dr. (Entrance on Claremont Ave.)
@ W. 119th St. and W. 120th St.
New York City

3:00pm Family Program
Supported by New York Peace Film Festival

Japanese Style Storytelling (Kamishibai) with Mrs. Tomiko West, Hibakusha (Hiroshima survivor)
Origami Making Workshop

4:30pm Visit the Photo Exhibitions (On View from July 29 – August 5)

5:30pm Interfaith Peace Ceremony
With Special Guests:

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August 2, 2011

Let the Bells of Peace Ring!

If you are in New York City on Friday, August 5, you are invited to participate in events remembering the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and working for a world free of nuclear weapons:

An interfaith service of remembrance at will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Church Center for the United Nations (44th and 1st) followed by a walk to Dag Hammarskjold Plaza to ring the Peace bell at 7:15 p.m. along side our Japanese brothers and sisters in Japan  (8:15 a.m. Japanese time).

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August 6, 2010

Spiritual Nurture for Peacemakers

Find a prayer for peace on Hiroshima Day (August 6) and a prayer for community on Spiritual Nurture for Peacemakers. Each week the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program provides prayers to be used or adapted in individual devotion or corporate worship.

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May 6, 2010

Living the Believers’ Calling – peace cranes

Here's a way congregations can celebrate 30 years of peacemaking: Learn how to fold peace cranes. Incorporate this symbol into worship. See how Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA and Ridgewood Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood, NY used peace cranes. The...

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August 4, 2008

Abolish Nuclear Weapons

On August 2, I was one of almost 50 participants in the Peace and Justice week at Ghost Ranch who journeyed to Los Alamos, New Mexico, to take part in the Sackcloth and Ashes vigil sponsored by Pax Christ, New...

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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...

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