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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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July 17, 2013

Pray for peace in Zimbabwe - Sunday, July 21

This call to prayer was originally posted on a World Mission Web page.

Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk, Office of the General Assembly, PC(USA)
Linda Valentine, Executive Director, General Assemly Mission Council, PC(USA)

We join with World Mission to invite Presbyterians in the United States to accompany our Zimbabwean sisters and brothers in praying for peace in before, during and after the July 31 elections.

Zimbabwe is preparing for national elections on July 31.  It will be the first national election since June 2008, when the campaign was marred by a sharp increase in political violence. The Zimbabwe Council ...

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October 29, 2012

Call to Prayer and fasting with CCAP

Presbyterian World Mission encourages all PC(USA) members to engage in prayer and fasting November 17 and 18, 2012, in solidarity with our sisters and brothers in the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) in a time of difficulties in that church. The CCAP has five synods spanning Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The CCAP has not held a General Assembly since 2007 for a number of reasons. This dysfunction has been a matter of concern for many.

Presbyterian World Mission encourages all Presbyterians to uphold the CCAP in prayer on Saturday and Sunday November 17 and 18, 2012. Pray for ...

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