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Embracing the Journey: Participant's Book

Embracing the Journey: Participant's Book

by Marjorie J. Thompson, Rueben P. Job
Embracing the Journey: Participant's Book

Embracing the Journey: Participant's Book

by Marjorie J. Thompson, Rueben P. Job




The sensational small groups series Companions in Christ is now being offered in a new 5-piece participant book set as well as the traditional 1-piece participant book set. With the same great daily devotional material and group conversation, the two different participant book styles allow each group to create a study that best fits their members. The 5-piece participant book set will allow groups to take initial breaks between modules and each are to be used with the foundational leaders guide item 9780835898409.

Embracing the Journey: The Way of Christ focuses on an exploration of spiritual formation as an individual and corporate journey toward wholeness and holiness through the grace of God.

Embracing the Journey is the first segment of a five-volume study of the original 28-week Companions in Christ resource. The five-piece participant series is designed for groups who will take breaks between the other four volumes. These other 4 volumes include: Feeding on the Word (9780835898317), Deepening Our Prayer (9780835898324), Responding to Our Call (9780835898331) and Exploring Spiritual Guidance (9780835898348).

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ISBN-13: 9780835898300
Publisher: Upper Room Books
Publication date: 03/28/2006
Series: Companions in Christ Series , #1
Pages: 86
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Marjorie J. Thompson is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church USA. She received her Bachelor of Arts in religious studies from Swarthmore College, and her Master of Divinity degree from McCormick Theological Seminary. Following a post-graduate pastoral internship, she became a Research Fellow at Yale Divinity School where she studied Christian spirituality with Henri Nouwen and did independent research in ecumenical traditions of prayer.

Marjorie has served as adjunct faculty for several seminaries, including McCormick, Auburn, Wesley, and Vanderbilt Divinity School. She has taught in The Upper Room s Academy for Spiritual Formation, and directed the foundational program for Stillpoint.

In 1996, Marjorie joined The Upper Room as Director of the Pathways Center for Spiritual Leadership, now called Pathways for Congregational Spirituality, and has served as chief architect of Companions in Christ.

She is the author of "Family, The Forming Center" and "Soul Feast: An Invitation to the Christian Spiritual Life". Her writings have also appeared in Weavings, Worship, The Upper Room Disciplines, and The Abingdon Preacher s Annual. She is a widely sought retreat leader, teacher, and speaker in the area of Christian spirituality.

She and her husband John live in Kingston Springs, Tennessee.

Rueben Job, a retired United Methodist bishop, was formerly World Editor of The Upper Room publishing program. His previous publications include A Guide to Prayer for Ministers and Other Servants and A Guide to Retreat for All God's Shepherds. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

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