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Published on December 14th, 2012 | by ABCUSA

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JudsOnline Blog Examines ‘The 12 Days of Christmas’

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/14/12)—Beginning on Dec. 26 and running through Jan. 7, Judson Press’ blog, JudsOnline, will examine the traditional holiday song “The 12 Days of Christmas.”

As a phrase from the song is highlighted each day, readers are invited to test their knowledge of its historical meaning as well as its implications for Christian living. Check the blog daily at http://judsononline.com to discover the meaning of such concepts as “five golden rings” and “seven swans a-swimming.”

“The 12 Days of Christmas”-themed blog text is adapted from the Judson Press (www.judsonpress.com) book “’Tis The Season: Church Celebrations for Advent & Christmas” by Rachel Gilmore.

Readers are invited to share comments and submit guest posts to the blog.

The publishing ministry of American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS), Judson Press launched JudsOnline on Oct. 1. A gathering place for readers and writers of moderate Christian views and ministry resources, JudsOnline features significant events, themes and seasons in the life of Christians and local congregations, including book reviews and excerpts, author profiles, guest posts and midweek meditations. Also featured are webinar invitations, blog tour updates and book discounts.

JudsOnline is at http://judsononline.com.

American Baptist Home Mission Societies—the domestic mission arm of American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA)—ministers as the caring heart and serving hands of Jesus Christ across the United States and Puerto Rico through a multitude of initiatives that focus on discipleship, community and justice.

American Baptist Churches USA is one of the most diverse Christian denominations today, with over 5,200 local congregations comprised of 1.3 million members, across the United States and Puerto Rico, all engaged in God’s mission around the world.

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