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A Retreat at Sea

A Retreat at Sea

“Jesus Give Us Ears to Listen”

“Jesus Give Us Ears to Listen”

Resources for the National Day of Prayer

Resources for the National Day of Prayer

Easter Blessings from the staff of The Upper Room

Easter Blessings from the staff of The Upper Room

What is Holy Week?

What is Holy Week?

Gratitude for The Academy for Spiritual Formation

Gratitude for The Academy for Spiritual Formation

How Does God Call You?

How Does God Call You?

My Greatest Hope for This Ministry

My Greatest Hope for This Ministry

A Retreat at Sea

A Retreat at Sea

The Upper Room is taking My Quiet Spaces to the high seas, and YOU are invited. The site was launched in 2016 to provide online space for women to spend time with God and community, and plans are well underway for the online community to join ...

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“Jesus Give Us Ears to Listen”

“Jesus Give Us Ears to Listen”

This article first appeared in the Spring 2017 Fellowship Focus for friends of The Upper Room.   Whitney Simpson’s left side was numb and tingly when she awoke the morning of her thirty-first birthday. With her husband and two-year old son ...

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Resources for the National Day of Prayer

Resources for the National Day of Prayer

Today is the National Day of Prayer in the United States. Millions of people will pause to pray together in churches, homes, work places, and schools. Explore these Upper Room resources and tools to help strengthen your prayer life:   Request Prayer via ...

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Easter Blessings from the staff of The Upper Room

Alleluia!  “The Lord has risen indeed!”—Luke 24:34 (NRSV)   Once-still leaves now flutter, thanks to you, O breath of life. Once-set stone now shifts, by the power of your love. Once-hard hearts now soften, thanks to you, O flame of ...

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What is Holy Week?

What is Holy Week?

  What is Good Friday? Why do we call it the Last Supper? What is Good Friday? What is Holy Saturday? The Upper Room has created a series of informative webpages about each day of Holy Week. Learn more about ...

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Gratitude for The Academy for Spiritual Formation

Gratitude for The Academy for Spiritual Formation

After some personal setbacks prompted Lisa Schroeder of Marion to take a leave from pastoral ministry, she “found her voice again” as a participant in the Two-Year Academy for Spiritual Formation. Lisa shared that her personal devotional times at The ...

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How Does God Call You?

How Does God Call You?

In the March 29th worship service at The Upper Room Chapel, Kathryn Kimball (curator, manager, and worship coordinator of the chapel and museum) spoke about God’s calling. As a young girl in Iowa, swinging under a tree in her yard, ...

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My Greatest Hope for This Ministry

My Greatest Hope for This Ministry

I first stepped into The Upper Room Chapel in Nashville on a cold and rainy Good Friday, 1966. I was 10 years old, on a tour with my church. When I walked inside, a life-size wood carving of The Last ...

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Remembering Albert Isteero

Remembering Albert Isteero

“Albert was a pioneer in the Arabic Christian world.”—Roland Rink, director of Africa Upper Room Ministries   It is with great sadness that we share with you the death of the Rev. Dr. Albert Isteero. Albert was the editor of Al-Ulliyya, ...

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Churches increasingly feel need to offer sanctuary to undocumented migrants

Churches increasingly feel need to offer sanctuary to undocumented migrants

Beth Richardson, creative content editor of The Upper Room, was featured in a recent USA Today article featuring churches offering sanctuary to undocumented migrants. Edgehill United Methodist Church, where Richardson serves as a Deacon, has made becoming a sanctuary church ...

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