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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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June 23, 2014

Christina Gore - summer intern 2014

by Christina Gore

Christina Gore and Ryan SmithMy name is Christina Gore. I am from Franklin, Tennessee, and I am a rising sophomore at the University of Tennessee (UT).  I am majoring in Environmental Studies with a minor in Economics. I am a member of Second Presbyterian Church in Nashville and I am also involved in the Presbyterian Campus Ministry at UT.

For the next six weeks, I have the pleasure of serving as an intern at the Presbyterian Mission at the United Nations. I am very excited to have this opportunity to work with the Presbyterian Church on the international stage. I have ...

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June 13, 2014

Gail Carol Nelson - summer intern 2014

Gail Carol Nelson outside UNMy name is Gail Carol Nelson.  Four years ago I retired from the field of education, teaching and learning with students of all ages.  Last September, for the first time I began formal theological studies.  The gift of my ecumenical placement as an intern at the Presbyterian Ministry to the United Nations is associated with this ongoing education.   Beginning this summer, I hope to become more deeply aware of international efforts to bring reconciliation where there is presently conflict.  I would like very much to become part of that effort and part of the international community gathered to help shepherd ...

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June 3, 2014

Grace Segers - summer intern 2014

by Grace Segers

Grace Segers outside secretariatMy name is Grace Segers, and I am interning for the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations this summer. I am a rising sophomore at Tufts University, where I am studying Political Science and Communications. I am excited to be volunteering for the Presbyterian Ministry at the UN because I am incredibly passionate about international justice and equality for women. I’m hoping to be active in advocacy for women during my time here.

The Presbyterian Ministry at the UN interests me because it combines religious duty with international action. I’m looking forward to examining my ...

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June 3, 2014

Max Hill - summer intern 2014

by Max Hill

Max Hill outside UN SecretariatMy name is Max Hill. I am from Little Rock, Arkansas. I am a rising senior at the University of Arkansas, where I am studying public relations and political science. I am a member of Second Presbyterian Church in Little Rock, Arkansas, as well as an active member and current president at my campus ministry, United Campus Ministry at the University of Arkansas. This summer I have the pleasure of serving as an intern at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. I am very excited to get to spend my summer in New York City, a ...

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May 16, 2014

Catherine Warren - summer intern 2014

Catherine Warren outside UN Secretariatby Catherine Warren

My name is Catherine Warren. I’m a rising fourth-year studying International Affairs and Anthropology at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. For five weeks this summer, I will be serving as an intern at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations while at the same time navigating New York, which so far has been easy! I applied to the Presbyterian Ministry at the UN with the hope of looking at international issues that I’ve read about in the news and studied in class from a faith-based lens.

I am looking forward to seeing the ...

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