Publications

The following is a sampling of articles and stories by or about me that have been published, most recent first.

Bound for Adventure — Church of the Brethren, UN relief mission share history of the ‘seagoing cowboys’
Article by Holly Claycomb
Altoona Mirror, Friday, May 28, 2021

Celebrating 75 Years of Heifer International Where It All Began
World Ark, Heifer International, Spring 2020 (go to pdf page 18, magazine page 32)

‘Pass the baton and continue on’ — Puerto Rico celebrates 75 years of Heifer
by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford with contributions by Peggy Reiff Miller
Messenger, December 2019 (go to pdf page 8, magazine page 6)

The woman behind the man behind Heifer Project
Messenger, July/August 2019

Histories Intertwined
Interview of Peggy Reiff Miller by Jason Woods
World Ark
, Heifer International, Summer 2019

“Highlights and the Brethren”
Messenger, March 2019

“The girls we pray for”
Book review: Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree
Messenger
, January/February 2019

Memory of Seagoing Cowboy Floyd Schmoe Lives on in Japan
World Ark, Heifer International, Holiday 2018

Food for Body and Soul: Two Heifer Project Stories
World Ark, Heifer International, Holiday 2017

Mining for Gems in the Heifer Archives
World Ark, Heifer International’s magazine
Spring 2016

“Crystal’s Ark”
World Ark, Heifer International, Holiday Issue 2015

Cowboys at Christmas
World Ark, Heifer International’s magazine
Holiday 2014 issue

Okanogan County’s Seagoing Cowboys and Their Errands of Mercy
Okanogan County Heritage
Winter 2014
Vol. 53, No. 1

A Cowboy Who Rode the Waves
Highlights for Children
October 2013

The Impossible Dream: How the Heifer Project came to be
Messenger
July/August 2009

Seagoing Cowboys
Pennsylvania Magazine
September/October 2006
Vol. 29, No. 5

Coming of age on a cattleboat: The Mennonite seagoing cowboys
The Mennonite
January 2006

Seagoing Cowboys and the Heifer Project: The Maryland Story
Catoctin History
Fall/Winter 2005
Issue #6

Ride ’em, seagoing cowboy! A 1940s Brethren/UNRRA partnership touched countless lives
Messenger
May 2005

Camp Mack Dedicates Mission Village
Messenger, October 2003

Reconnecting with Ecuador
Messenger, March 2003

“Herald of Peace”
Messenger, March 2002

Worms teach kids at Shepherd’s Spring
Messenger, September 2001

Giver of Life–Sustain Your Creation!
Committed for Life, Ready to Serve
1991 CBYF Devotional Booklet, Elgin, IL
Brethren Press, 1991

“The Invisible Conflict Made Visible”
Femailings, January-February 1989

A Servant Like Glenn
Messenger, August 1978

Articles by Other Authors

Brethren Heifers to Puerto Rico
by Wayne Hostetler
Gospel Messenger
September 30, 1944
Reproduced with permission of Messenger

Speeches by Peggy Reiff Miller

Delivering Hope to the Next Generation (begins 13 minutes into the session)
Church of the Brethren National Older Adult Conference Keynote Address
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina
September 7, 2017

Swords into Plowshares: The Seagoing Cowboy Story
Manassas Church of the Brethren
Manassas, Virginia
October 30, 2016

Passing on the Gift: Whereby one and two and fifty make a million!
Beyond Hunger Manheim event celebrating Heifer International’s 70th anniversary
Manheim, Pennsylvania
October 25, 2014
Video includes parts I and II of this presentation.

Celebrating 70 Years of Service: A Look at Heifer International’s Early Years
Church of the Brethren Annual Conference Insight Session
Columbus, Ohio
July 5, 2014