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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 21, 2012

Saturday, the last day of the GACOR exhibit at the Churchwide Gathering

Oh what a time we have had at the PW Churchwide Gathering here in Kissimmee, Florida.  So many good conversations, shared stories and lots of laughter. 

Today we got to meet a mighty mother-daughter duo, Connie and Amy.  They met up in Florida from Washington state and Texas respectively.  Connie was a voting member at the business meeting this Triennium and Amy served on the Churchwide Coordinating Team for a few years and was back to visit with old friends.

The mother, Connie Robinson (of WA) shows off her gifts for diversity and inclusion.

Connie Robinson, the mother (from Washington state), shows off her gifts for diversity and inclusion.  Photo by Molly Casteel

The daughter, Amy Robinson (of El Paso, TX) lives at the intersection of the Global South and the Global North.

Connie ...

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July 18, 2012

Adventures in the Exhibit Hall...Day 1 at the Churchwide Gathering of Presbyterian Women 2012 in Orlando, Florida

Today was the first day the exhibit hall was open and saw women gathering from across the world.  Here are a few of the sights at the COR booth (#416). 

Folks visiting the booth.

Come by and see the new logo and look of the General Assembly Committee on Representation. Photo by Molly Casteel

We are seeing old friends...

Angelica Michail, former member of GACOR

Former member of GACOR, Angelica Michail from Southern California and Hawaii, found us in the exhibit area and gave us a shout out. Photo by Molly Casteel.

...and making new ones.
Cookie Seatt likes to sing.

Cookie can sing y'all! Photo by Molly Casteel

Daphne Patterson

We met Daphne Patterson today ...

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September 29, 2011

Solar Under the Sun Gets $100,000 Grant!

Solar Under the Sun, a partner program of Ferncliff camp and conference center in Arkansas, receives a $100k Birthday Grant from Presbyterian Women.

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