The Upper Room will honor the retirement of Rev. Beth Richardson on November 30, 2022, at 1:00 pm CT. Rev. Richardson will retire on December 31, 2022, after having served 36 years with The Upper Room and Discipleship Ministries, most recently as Dean of the Chapel and Director of Prayer and Upper Room Worship Life.
This time of worship, celebration, and blessing will be hosted by Rev. Kimberly Orr, Associate General Secretary of Discipleship Ministries, and Publisher of The Upper Room, and Rev. Dr. Amy E. Steele, Dean of the Chapel and Executive Director of Program, The Upper Room. The celebration will include Rev. Jeff Campbell, General Secretary and CEO of Discipleship Ministries, staff, friends, faculty, and board members of the Academy for Spiritual Formation. Bishop Karen Oliveto, Western Conference, Mountain Sky Episcopal Area of The United Methodist Church, and Dr. Don E. Saliers, emeritus faculty and Theologian-in-Residence, Candler School of Theology are included amongst the many guests who will lead us.