Eleven international peacemakers from around the world visited congregations, presbyteries and colleges of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) from Sept. 27-Oct. 21. They shared their stories about church-based ministries in their countries that seek peace justice and pursue peace in the name of Jesus Christ. This year’s international peacemakers come from Bolivia, Colombia, Iran, Iraq, Israel/Palestine, Jamaica, Madagascar, Niger, Northern Ireland, South Sudan and Syria. The International Peacemaker program is sponsored by the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program.  The Rev. Sani Nomaou as served since 2010 as president of the Evangelical Church in the Republic of Niger (ECRN). With a membership of about 8,000, the ECRN is the largest Christian denomination in a country that is 98 percent Muslim. As a prominent Christian leader, Nomaou is often a key voice the national dialogue between Christians and Muslims in Niger. During his international peacemaker itineration, Nomaou ― accompanied by the Rev. Josh Heikkila, the PC(USA)’s regional liaison for West Aftrica ―  visited the presbyteries of  the James, Twin Cities Area and Albany, as well as Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis.