Nashua Stevens, Melissa Mahoney, Christy Hightower, , and
February 20, 2017 App Interview

Melissa and her son Nash (age 8) talk about what peace and peace-making mean to them. Melissa reminds us of the Dalai Lama quote "If you wish to have peace in the world, start with yourself." And Nash says "if...

Curtis Reliford and Christy Hightower

Curtis Reliford talks about overcoming racism and serious adversity to find and fulfill his life's purpose which is helping those who are experiencing hard times: hurricane Katrina victims and the Navajo and Hopi people. Curtis describes how he follows his...

Nicholas Piediscalzi and Christy Hightower

Nicholas Piediscalzi, a retired United Church of Christ minister, talks to us about his personal experience and relationship to peace, as well as his work in peace-making in larger settings. As a minister in Chicago in the 1940s and 1950’s...

Mary Caravalho and Christy Hightower

Mary Caravalho's mother died young of cancer and Mary honored her mother by taking on her mother's role of staying in touch with her cousin Judy throughout Judy's life. Now Mary honors her cousin Judy by uncovering and telling the...

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

I interviewed my grandmother, Vicky Fitzpatrick, about American history and personal experiences.

Jenny Margaris’s Interview

I asked my Thea Jenny a series of questions about her childhood. She had a unique situation growing up in a household where her Mom only spoke Greek and her Dad only spoke English. She basically lived her life in...

Ashley & Mom
November 17, 2018 App Interview

My mother and I discussing her childhood, how she likes to live her day to day life, and how the 2 intertwine.

Mary Male and Dave Grishaw-Jones

"Peace" is an action verb, not just a noun. Personal transformation and relationship building are paths to peace.

immigrated childhood

The childhood of my dad and what he wanted to be as growing up.

Immigration Project

I interviewed Miguel Veras on his immigration story from the Dominican Republic to the United States.

Me and Mammie

My grandmas childhood and her growing up and becoming an adult.

What’s Your Calling?

An interview with my mother about my childhood, growing up, and my future endeavors.

The Great Thanksgiving Listen

Spoke about what my mother's happiest moment were. We spoke about what she liked about this country.

Interview with Grant Erickson and Lisa Johnson

Grant Erickson talks with Lisa Johnson a month before his 95th birthday. He started attending First Congregational Church in 1976, and thinks that the name change to Peace United Church in 2013 was a good expression of the Church’s values....

Suzanne McLean and Mary Male
January 19, 2017 App Interview

Suzanne's faith began with singing in the choir and has led to her leadership in providing shelter services for the homeless throughout the community. Building community is part of everything she does, and she's learned to do that at Peace...

From PNG to America

I talked to my dad about him growing up and his life now, which led to him speaking of his values and passions he has in life. We were able to talk about how he's thankful for where he is...

David Dodson and Christy Hightower
January 17, 2017 App Interview

David Dodson tells the story of the time he spent with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as one of about twenty college students who got to listen to, and ask questions of, Dr. King on August 23, 1963. David remembers...

Dario & Veronica

Dario and Veronica talked about Dario’s favorite childhood memories and what it was like growing up in Vittorio-Veneto.