Good Work, Great Play

By Amy A. We took a four-week-long break between the end of this year’s afterschool program and the start of the summer program. It was much needed, especially since PEACE is no one’s full-time job, and we needed to attend to other parts of our lives, like...

45 Things We Learned This Year

By Amy B., Amy A., Andrew, Michael, & Larissa I watched silently, as the chess game unfolded one move at a time. This requires amazing skill, I thought to myself, as the eight year-old and the college student each took their turns. Now, I wasn’t amazed at the...

Looking Back

by Amy B.                  The PEACE Program keeps growing. It is exciting to see all the new ways that we are starting to expand and change. But just as it is important to look forward, I think it’s also valuable to look back. In the midst of administrative meetings...

Growth Spurt

By Amy A. Enlarge the place of your tent, stretch your tent curtains wide, do no hold back; lengthen your cords, strengthen your stakes (Isaiah 54:2). Evidence suggests that God has spoken that word—increase, expansion of our sphere—over the Peace Program. As this...

The Adventure Continues

by Larissa “I’m your knight in shining armor!” His exuberant voice rang into my ear, pulling my attention away from locating a pair of scissors and down onto his tiny yet lanky body. He was grinning from ear to ear with his arms stretched out wide, inviting me to bask...

Unexpected Treasures

By Michael I am relatively new to the PEACE Program; I started volunteering at the beginning of the summer, 2012. I have not regretted a moment I have spent at #20 Devlin Place with all my kids, nor would I trade any one of them for anything else in the world. I was...