Gish has been working in Iraq with Christian Peacemaker Teams since October
2002, and was in Iraq before, during, and after the 2003 war. Gish is a grandmother,
farmer, community mediator, conflict management trainer, and former co-director
of the Appalachian Peace and Justice Network in Athens, Ohio. Her book Iraq:
a Journey of Hope and Peace
(Herald Press, 2004) tells the story of
her experiences and CPT's work in Iraq.
Gish is a member of New Covenant Fellowship, a Christian communal farm near
13206 Dutch Creek Rd.
Athens, OH 45701