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Over the past weeks, we have learned that social distancing does not have to prevent us from connecting with one another and with God. The Upper Room is here to support you as you discover new ways to create daily life with God.

Here are several resources to help you create and maintain spiritual wellness in the new normal of your daily life.

The Upper Room May/June Issue Available Free as Downloadable PDF

Since churches are unable to meet and gather safely in their buildings during the pandemic, The Upper Room is offering the May/June 2020 issue, both in English and Spanish, as a free downloadable PDF.

Pray with us on Facebook Live

The Upper Room is committed to praying with you during this season of uncertainty and isolation. We will be hosting a moment of prayer on Facebook Live on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11:00 AM Central Time.

New Every Morning

Sign up for New Every Morning, a free daily email from Upper Room Books, now featuring encouraging video messages from family and friends of The Upper Room sharing how they are creating daily life with God during these times of uncertainty and isolation.

Watch each of the videos in the playlist above or on our YouTube Channel.

Listen to The Upper Room devotional on the phone

During this time of pandemic the call-in meditation is available at no charge. There are two numbers available.

  • If you do not pay for long distance (most cell phone plans include long distance) you can call 1.615.212.2013
  • If you do pay for long distance calls, please call 1.877.600.7218

Meditations on living with COVID-19

Read reflections from readers, community members, and The Upper Room staff on The Upper Room daily devotional blog. This is a place where we can reflect together on the ways this experience is shaping our faith, our relationships, our creativity, our prayer lives, and our hearts.

Holy and Healing: Conversations with Academy Leaders in the Time of COVID

In this time of global crisis, The Academy for Spiritual Formation is hosting holy and healing conversations with Academy leaders, trusting that their wisdom, joy, and insight will offer us connection and hope in these trying times.

Subscribe to Academy Podcast wherever you listen to your podcasts.

Private eLearning Classrooms

Set up a Private Online Classroom for your small group or congregation. Follow these simple steps.

Freedom from Worry

Now through May 31, the eCourse Freedom From Worry is being offered free to all individuals. Use the promo code FREEDOM when registering.

Pandemic Prayer Practices for Children, Youth, and Families

If you are a parent with children or youth, try this list of simple prayer practices you can do as a family during these times of social distancing.

The Upper Room daily devotional guide digital edition

Start a 30-day free trial of The Upper Room daily devotional digital edition and join a world-wide community of believers in daily prayer and devotional practice.

Resources for Local Churches

As local churches attempt to respond in to the COVID-19 outbreak in appropriate ways, many congregations have questions. The resources included in this list from Discipleship Ministries can assist your church as it seeks answers about this new reality.

The Upper Room Special Editions

Over the years The Upper Room has created short prayer resources to address specific needs. We are making Prayers For Hope, Prayers for Courage, Prayers for Illness, and Prayers for Comfort available at no cost for download or in print, while supplies last, from The Upper Room Bookstore. We pray for God’s grace and comfort in your life during this unusual and trying time.

Below are a few more free resources from The Upper Room to help you stay grounded during these times of uncertainty and isolation...

The Upper Room is able to provide these resources for free because of generous donors who give to support our ministries.

Consider giving a gift today.

Stay informed about COVID-19 by visiting the Centers for Disease Control website.


Share the Gifts of Hope, Love, Grace, and Peace

"Thank you for the creative teams [of The Upper Room] who are working together to share the power of prayer around the world. You have collaborated with everyone working from our homes to share the gifts of hope, love, grace, and peace." (Written in response to The Upper Room COVID-19 response efforts). View Jaqui's video contribution to the initiative, helping us create space and time for God in these anxious times.