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My Greatest Hope for This Ministry

My Greatest Hope for This Ministry

Remembering Albert Isteero

Remembering Albert Isteero

Churches increasingly feel need to offer sanctuary to undocumented migrants

Churches increasingly feel need to offer sanctuary to undocumented migrants

For Methodists in Cuba, ‘These are good times’

For Methodists in Cuba, ‘These are good times’

Worship in Light of the Cross

Worship in Light of the Cross

Four Generations Sharing <i>The Upper Room</i>

Four Generations Sharing The Upper Room

Coloring as a Centering Prayer Practice:<br>A “Hot New Release”

Coloring as a Centering Prayer Practice:
A “Hot New Release”

A Child is born to us!

A Child is born to us!

An Invitation to Pray for our Nation on Election Day

An Invitation to Pray for our Nation on Election Day

Today millions will cast their vote, selecting from an array of candidates – potential leaders who will impact the direction of the United States of America. The Upper Room Chapel and the Alone With God Prayer Room are open until ...

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A Call to the Prayer Center

A Call to the Prayer Center

Brian is serving a life sentence in a federal prison for drug trafficking. One Thursday afternoon, he decided to use his few minutes of phone time to connect with The Upper Room Living Prayer Center.  Most who call the prayer center ...

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A Prayer Request from South Sudan

A Prayer Request from South Sudan

This father’s post on the online prayer wall of The Upper Room Living Prayer Center is a powerful reminder of the global reach of our ministries. Every day, the volunteers and staff of the prayer center respond to calls, emails, and ...

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A Blessing from Argentina

A Blessing from Argentina

During the World Methodist Conference in Houston, Texas earlier this month, Dr. Pablo Andiñach proudly displayed a meditation titled “Blessing” that he wrote for El Aposento Alto, the Spanish language edition of The Upper Room. Pablo’s words appear as the September 29, 2016 meditation in the ...

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Dakotas UM Started 20-year devozine Journey

Dakotas UM Started 20-year <i>devozine</i> Journey

by Doreen Gosmire, director of communications (Dakotas Annual Conference of the UMC) “We wanted to create something for us and all the other teens out there who want to have a connection to each other and God,” said Stephanie (Gran) ...

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Prayer, Partnership, and Hope

Prayer, Partnership, and Hope

God of grace and healing and community . . .  . . . we enter this sanctuary this morning. Steve Bryant, Associate General Secretary of Central Conference Relations and Resourcing with the Board of Discipleship (UMC), shared in The Upper ...

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Starting the School Year with Prayer

Starting the School Year with Prayer

Upper Room Books reminds readers that the best way to start the school year is with prayer. Passing It On provides a practical guide to help nurture your children’s faith. Scrambled Starts helps you discover how to make prayer the heart ...

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A Call to Prayer Today

A Call to Prayer Today

In response to the heartbreak and pain of the shootings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and the five police officers in Dallas, TX, The Upper Room is extending a call to prayer at noon today in The Upper Room Chapel (Nashville, Tennessee). ...

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Remembering an Upper Room Friend, Louise Short

Remembering an Upper Room Friend, Louise Short

    A lifelong friend of The Upper Room and faithful United Methodist, Louise Baird Short passed away on June 24th at the age of 110. Mrs. Short was the widow of Bishop Short, the world editor of The Upper Room ...

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Ministers as Spiritual Guides and Churches as Schools of Love

Ministers as Spiritual Guides and Churches as Schools of Love

“Attentiveness to God is what spirituality is all about.”—Dr. E. Glenn Hinson Dr. E. Glenn Hinson, emeritus professor of Spirituality and John Loftis Professor of Church History at Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Va., and Johnny Sears, Director of The ...

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