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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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January 28, 2014

World Interfaith Harmony Week 2014

Observe World Interfaith Harmony Week We live in an interfaith world. This brings challenges and opportunities. Respectful Presence: An Understanding of Interfaith Prayer and Celebration from a Reformed Christian Perspective, a document commended to congregations and governing bodies of the...

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May 26, 2011

Big Tent Registration Extended

The registration deadline for the Peacemaking Pre-conference Gun Violence, Gospel Values: Mobilizing in Response to God’s Call and Conference Growing Christ’s Peace at the Big Tent is extended to JUNE 15. Peacemaking registration scholarships funds are still available on a...

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May 10, 2011

First-ever Congressional Hearing on Indigenous Peoples of Africa

WASHINGTON – On May 12, for the first time, the U.S. Congress will devote a hearing solely to Indigenous Peoples of Africa.* The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission will host the gathering, the second in its unprecedented series of hearings...

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May 4, 2011

June 5: Celebrate World Environment Day

From our partner, the Presbyterian Office of Environmental Ministries: World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on June 5. If your church didn’t have the chance to celebrate Earth Day Sunday this year, or if you’d like to take another Sunday...

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April 25, 2011

World Malaria Day

As a student, I travelled to Tanga, Tanzania to do community development work and research for 3 months. Before I left for Tanzania, I received every vaccination that was required, received the most expensive and top-of-the-line antimalarial pills and bought...

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