Ms. Peebles is a retired Christian educator, who is still serving the church in a variety of ways. Currently she serves on the education committee of her church, holds an office in presbytery Presbyterian Women, and chairs the chapel committee in the retirement community where she lives.
She began her professional work for the church as a director of Christian education in First Presbyterian Church, Geneva, New York, and Covenant-Central Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, Pennsylvania. She served for four years as a Lend-lease Counselor for the Board of Christian Education, UPCUSA, assigned to the northwest corner of the United States. Following that she became Assistant Secretary of Women's Program and later a member of the staff of the Leadership Development Unit of the Board of Christian Education. In 1987 she was officially retired from the staff of the Synod of the Trinity, where she was an educational consultant for the Presbyteries of Carlisle and Donegal.
Ms. Peebles is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, where she majored in sociology and English and later completed a major in secondary education. She has taught in Synod Schools across the country and was for three years an adjunct professor at Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. She is the author of articles in Concern Magazine, Horizons and Alert leaders' guides for Friendship Press studies and Reflections and Celebrations, a history of Presbyterian Christian education national organizations.