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News Release: Sarah Wilke Leaving Discipleship Ministries

NEWS RELEASE Discipleship Ministries | Communications Office Steve Horswill-Johnston, Executive Director (615) 340-1726 (O) (615) 429-3431 (C) stevehj@UMCdiscipleship.org Wilke Leaving Discipleship Ministries NASHVILLE, Tenn. Sept. 14, 2016 /Discipleship Ministries/ – Sarah Wilke, Associate General Secretary and Publisher/World Editor of The Upper Room, is no longer employed by Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church, effective […]

First Edition of The Upper Room Daily Devotional Printed in Cuba

“Copies of El Aposento Alto are a rare, treasured resource among the more than 40,000 Methodists in Cuba,” said Sarah Wilke, Publisher and World Editor of The Upper Room and Associate General Secretary of Discipleship Ministries.

Q&A: The ‘Quiet Pentecost’ of spiritual formation

United Methodists worried about declining church membership may be overlooking a more subtle renewal that’s underway, writes the Rev. Dwight H. Judy in his new book, A Quiet Pentecost: Inviting the Spirit into Congregational Life (Upper Room Books, 2013). Dr. Judy is a retired elder in the North Texas Conference and professor emeritus of spiritual […]

In Greece, ‘Upper Room’ serves an increasing need

By Sarah Wilke, Special Contributor… Spring never came this year for my friend Fotis Romeos. Instead, the Greek editor of the Upper Room devotional guide says “it has been a raining, gray and crying season” in his economically devastated country. Fotis is a firsthand witness to the Greek debt crisis and the personal toll it […]