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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 17, 2010

Which piece of peace?

by Karen Maurer Which piece of peace will you work on? Thirty years ago, the Presbyterian Church identified peacemaking as the believers' calling, emphasizing the connection between peace and justice. In August of 2010 at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico...

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September 16, 2010

My resources and slides from Presbyterian Peacemaking Seminar

Bruce Reyes-Chow made a presentation on Social Media for Social Movements at the 2010 Peacemaking Seminar sponsored by the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program. He has posted on his blog about the presentation. He writes: A few weeks ago I attended a...

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September 16, 2010

Capturing memory through the spoken word

At the 2010 Peacemaking Seminar, Vanessa Hawkins made a presentation on oral history as a way of capturing and sharing stories of making peace and seeking justice. Download Oral History Workshop She noted that, to understand another person truly, one...

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September 10, 2010

Knitting together for peace

A knitting lounge was among the opportunities for participants in the 2010 Presbyterian Peacemaking Seminars. Long-time knitters and novices worked on hats and scarves for the Abiquiu Boys and Girls Club. A number of hats and scarves were completed and...

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September 10, 2010

Knit together

The Rev. Dr. Margaret Aymer, Associate Professor of New Testament at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, preached the closing sermon at the 2010 Presbyterian Peacemaking Seminar. Bethany Furkin of the Presbyterian News service writes about the sermon at Presbyterian...

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