Princeton, NJ, November 18, 2011–Looking for a Christmas gift for someone special? How about a gift that is both chic and socially conscious? Seminarians for Peace and Justice, a student-led organization at Princeton Theological Seminary, will have an alternative fair trade Christmas market on Wednesday, December 7, Thursday, December 8, and Friday, December 9. Hours for the market are Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Thursday and Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. It will be held in the lobby of the Mackay Campus Center on the Seminary’s campus.

The market will offer creative alternative gift options for the holiday season. Products include fair trade jewelry, scarves, soaps, handbags, and much more. Proceeds from the market will go directly back to the original vendors and artisans from Kenya, Rwanda, and the Philippines.

The market is open to the public. For more information, please contact Seminarians for Peace and Justice at sfpj@ptsem.edu. For directions to the campus and more information, visit www.ptsem.edu.

Princeton Theological Seminary was founded in 1812, the first seminary established by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church. It is the largest Presbyterian Seminary in the country, with more than 500 students in six graduate degree programs.