Peace Vigil August 12, 2019 in memory of those killed in Dayton and El Paso
Mary Steenhoek opened with her thoughts.
Many people from the community gathered.
Meg Bohrman shared some of her thoughts and led us in a few songs.
Reverend Patty Willis, the new minister from Granite Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, spoke and all 38 people’s names killed were read by members of the gathered people.
Meg Bohrman leading us in “What the World Needs Now is Love Sweet Love”. That’s the only thing that there’s just too little of!
Pastor Misty Howick from Prescott United Methodist Church gave the benediction.
Hiroshima/Nagasaki Never Again: Stories from the Nuclear Age
August 6. 2019
Doomsday Clock Artist: Cappi Comba
Marion, Sierra Martin, and Meg Bohrman leading the audience in song.
Gerry Garvey MC
Marion Pack is the narrator who explains the history of the Nuclear Age
Melanie Jacobson first storyteller
Micki Shelton is the second storyteller
Thatcher Bohrman is the third storyteller
Marion Pack is fourth storyteller
Jan Suderman is the fifth storyteller
Fil Kewanyama is the sixth storyteller
Ema Kurisu Mangham is from Hiroshima and staying with her grandmother, Gail Mangham, for a year while she attends Prescott High School. She shared some experiences with the audience.
Meg and Sierra end the evening with song. Sierra was the Clock Changer and Interpretive Dancer
Joe Shaffer presents Ema with a sculpture he has made depicting a tree affected by nuclear fallout
Ema Kurisu Mangham is presented with a Prescott Peacebuilders shirt by Gerry Garvey.
Prescott College Earth Week Festival-Storytelling
PRESCOTT PEACEBUILDERS invite you to hear personal stories from both children and adults to celebrate EARTH WEEK 2019 with the theme EXPERIENCING THE REAL MAGIC OF NATURE.
Left to right Zion Miller, Leslie Grady, Savanna Thomson, Sharon Mcfeely, Mike Thowson, Tom Fleischner, and Eric Zimmer.
ERIC ZIMMER shares his story about his hike down the Grand Canyon.
ZION MILLER, a fifth grader from LaTierra Elementary, shares an original poem.
SAVANNA THOMSON, a fifth grader from LaTierra Elementary, shares her story about a raven.
Both Savanna and Zion were presented with the book THE EARTH IS MY MOTHER by Bev Doolittle and Elise Maclay.
LESLIE GRADY shares her story about an encounter with a coyote.
MIKE THOWSON shares a touching story of his experience with a special needs adult in a nature setting and how it changed his life.
SHARON MCFEELY tells a story about a magical experience in nature involving unique sounds she hears in the forest made by ice.
TOM FLEISCHNER tells an amazing story about a close encounter with whales.
A person from the audience shares a story about his nature experience.
A woman from the audience shares her nature story.
Donna Kesler takes her turn at the mic.
Carma Keats tells about a life changing relationship with her beloved horse.
Molly Devine relates her story.
Musician and activist, Jonathan Best led us in song and told a great story.
Sister Anne Fitzsimmons tells her story to a rapt audience.
Local artist Cappy Comba told a very moving story of love.
In November, activist nuns, Srs. Ardeth Platte, and Carol Gilbert spoke eloquently about their commitment to-and experiences with- working toward a world without nuclear weapons.
World Day of Peace Proclamation - 2018
Members of the Prescott PeaceBuilders accept Prescott City Council’s announcement of the World Day of Peace for 2018.
Earth Day Celebration 2018
Members of PPB work their “Table of Peace”; visitors received information and made earth-peace flags to take home.
PPB members and author Fr. John Dear
Fr. John gave a presentation on his newest book, “They Will Inherit the Earth” - how ecology and peace (and our work at both) impact our lives.