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The Rev. James Howell drew on Christmas carol texts for his new Advent devotional book “Why This Jubilee?” Photo by Mark Hames, courtesy The Charlotte Observer.

Going deeper with Advent, by way of Christmas carols

The Rev. James Howell’s Advent book `Why This Jubilee’ prompts discussion, caroling. Read More

A woman stands silhouetted against a stained-glass window outside The Upper Room chapel.  Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

The Upper Room nurtures a global prayer movement

From books to the Living Prayer Center to webinars, the publisher of the popular daily devotional magazine has much to offer for personal spiritual growth. Read More

As the Million Book Effort enters May, United Methodist churches across S.C. are picking up steam as they collect books for children in need. Photo courtesy South Carolina United Methodist Advocate.

Churches rise to challenge of Million Book effort

“God-sized” conference-wide initiative to collect brand-new books for children in South Carolina is “worth the effort” for those involved. Read More

Read and reflect throughout Lent

Interpreter readers recommend books to guide Lenten reflection. Read More

Glossary: Abingdon Press

The name used by The United Methodist Publishing House for the publishing of books. The name is connected with American Methodism through the founding of Cokesbury College in Abingdon, Maryland. In 1915 the name Abingdon Press was first adopted by the Methodist Book Concern of The Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1923, The... Read More

Books for Homeless Kids

Family crises often force homeless children to change schools multiple times. A shelter is using a literacy laboratory to bridge the gap. View

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