In Days to Come

From Advent to Epiphany

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Savor the spiritual gifs of Advent and Christmas with The Upper Room and author George Donigian.

Lingering in the seasons of Advent and Christmas allows time to deepen our sense of awe and wonder. In Days to Come takes us from Advent through the twelve days of Christmas and on to Epiphany. George Donigian offers reflections on Bible passages, church history, John Wesley, modern prophets, hymn writers, and composers. Writing from the unique perspective of his Armenian Christian heritage, he enriches our celebration of the incarnation of Jesus Christ.

The six sections contain thematic introductions, four meditations, prayers, and questions for individual and group reflection. The eCourse moves from the hope and promise of Advent to the fulfillment and mission of Epiphany.

This is not your typical Advent study. It's ideal for individuals and groups looking for a colorful, practical, and engaging experience for this season.

Our eCourse contains:

  • All essential content from In Days to Come. (If you would like to purchase a paper or electronic copy of the book, you'll find information here.)
  • Audio recordings of music designed for this eCourse
  • Video recordings with author George Donigian
  • Questions for personal reflection
  • A place for group discussion

Private classrooms with group rates are available upon request. Email us if you are interested, [email protected].


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Your Instructor


George H. Donigian
George H. Donigian

George Donigian is the pastor of New Hope United Methodist Church in Anderson, South Carolina. He is an ordained elder and member of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church. He also works as an editorial consultant.

Donigian, of Armenian heritage, grew up in a family grocery store in Hopewell, Virginia. He worked on a garbage truck during college, was employed at a sandpaper factory before seminary, and served as a pastor of several United Methodist churches in Virginia prior to moving into the publishing world.

During his publishing career, Donigian has worn many hats: acquisitions editor for leadership, small-group, and program resources – Upper Room Books; director of trade marketing – Upper Room Books; and team leader/editor/publisher/creative director, Discipleship Resources (another imprint of the General Board of Discipleship).

Donigian holds a B.S. in English and Elementary Education from Berry College in Rome, Georgia, and a Master of Divinity and Ethics from Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He is married to Mary Teasdale. They are the parents of 6 adult children and grandparents of 4.


Course Content


  Start here! Pre-Course preparation
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  Welcome and Introductions
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  Postscript, Small Groups, and Bibliography
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  Closing and Farewell
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the eCourse start and finish?
The eCourse starts when you are ready to begin and will remain open indefinitely. It’s self-paced, so you can decide when to start and when to finish.
How long do I have access to the eCourse?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this eCourse for as long as you like—across any and all devices you own. We’ll give you plenty of notice should we need to close the eCourse.
What if I am unhappy with the eCourse?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us within the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Who sponsors these eCourses?
This eCourse is brought to you by The Upper Room.

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