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Chalice receives $1.25 million Christian Parenting and Caregiving Initiative Grant from Lilly Endowment, IncThe five-year grant will support the creation of a teaching network, new curriculum resources, and academic research.

Award-winning Journalist Suzanne Nadell to publish with Chalice Press. Book will publish in Fall 2024.

Chalice Press Signs "After Botham: Healing From My Brother's Murder by a Police Officer". Allisa Charles-Findley's memoir will publish in September 2023.

Chalice Press Signs NY Times Bestseller Eric Wilson, Siblings Shaun Wilson And Heidi Wilson Messner. American Leftovers will publish in the spring of 2023.

Triumph County Series Anchors New Fiction Imprint. The Triumph series features stories about clergy women, by clergy women.

Chalice Media Group Signs USA Today Bestseller Nicole Evelina’s "Catherine’s Mercy" into New “Chalice Stories” Fiction Line. Title slated to publish Fall 2024.

Chalice Media Group to Launch "Chalice Stories" Fiction Line. Initial Title Slated for Release May 2023

Chalice Press Acquires Indie Publishing Success, Partners with Renowned Performer David LaMotte to Release You Are Changing the World: Whether You Like It or Not. You are Changing the World is slated for release November 15, 2022.

Chalice Press Debut Author Jennifer Bailey Wins Spirituality & Practice Book Award. To My Beloveds wins 50 Best Spiritual Books of 2021.

New address for Chalice Press administrative office
While most correspondence will still go to our Nashville-based warehouse, other administrative mail has a new destination.

Chalice Press Dessert First named 2019 INDIES Book of the Year Awards Finalist Dessert First: Preparing for Death While Savoring Lifeby J. Dana Trent has been recognized as a finalist in the 22nd annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.

Dessert First: Preparing for Death While Savoring Life by J. Dana Trent is the finalist for the 2019 INDIES Book of the Year Award.

CBP/Chalice Press launches Annual Fund
CBP/Chalice Press is launching an annual fund, providing donors a way to support progressive Christian publishing in exchanges for partnership rewards and a behind-the-scenes look at upcoming titles. Learn more about how you can support publishing that changes the world. True Inclusion a finalist for INDIES Book of the Year

True Inclusion: Creating Communities of Radical Embrace by Brandan Robertson, published by Chalice Press, has been recognized as a finalist in the 21st annual Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards.

Anti-racism Books by Carolyn Helsel Share “Book of the Year 2018” from Academy of Parish Clergy
Two anti-racism books by Carolyn B. Helsel -- Anxious to Talk About It: Helping White Christians Talk Faithfully about Racism and Preaching About Racism: A Guide for Faith Leaders – share the “Book of the Year 2018” award from the Academy of Parish Clergy.

Chalice Press Signs Distribution Deal with APG Sales & Distribution
Chalice Press/Christian Board of Publication has partnered with APG Sales & Distribution to represent four dozen recent and new releases to the trade.

Reyes' Nobody Cries When We Die named Book of the Year by Hispanic Theological Initiative
Nobody Cries When We Die: God, Community, and Surviving to Adulthood, documenting Patrick Reyes’ story of how his community saved him from gang life, abuse, and the economic and racial oppression that threatened to kill him before he ever reached adulthood, has been named 2019 Book of the Year by the Hispanic Theological Initiative (HTI).

Chalice Press Author Michael Waters Wins Prestigious 2018 Wilbur Award Chalice Press talks trends and upcoming titles with Publishers Weekly
Chalice Press is among a handful of Christian publishers that met with the religion and spirituality writers from Publishers Weekly, among the most influential publications in the literary industry.

CBP Opposes Legislation Legalizing Discrimination in Missouri Constitution
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - In a letter sent today to Missouri Speaker of the House Todd Richardson, R-Poplar Bluff, and Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin, the Christian Board of Publication voiced its strong opposition to Senate Joint Resolution 39 (SJR 39).

Christian Board of Publication named Open & Affirming Ministry
Thursday, October 08, 2015 - The Christian Board of Publication is the second General Ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) to be named an Open & Affirming Ministry by the GLAD (Gay and Lesbian Affirming Disciples) Alliance.

Chalice Press Releases Ferguson & Faith in Partnership with The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE)
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 - Today the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE), in partnership with Chalice Press, releases Ferguson & Faith: Sparking Leadership & Awakening Community by Dr. Leah Gunning Francis.

The Forum for Theological Exploration and Chalice Press Collaborate on New Book Series
Monday, September 22, 2014 - The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) and Chalice Press are entering into a publishing partnership that will provide a new way for those who have experienced FTE’s programing to share their inspiring approaches to ministry with the world.

Chalice Press to Publish New Book by “Forward Together-Moral Mondays” Movement Architect Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
Friday, April 11, 2014 - Chalice Press has signed Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and architect of North Carolina’s “Forward Together-Moral Mondays” movement, to write a book to be published this fall.

Chalice Press to Publish New Book by Defrocked United Methodist Pastor Frank Schaefer
Thursday, February 27, 2014 - Chalice Press has signed defrocked United Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer to write a book scheduled to be published in the first half of 2014.