Friday, April 24, 2015
U Is For Roberta Updegraff
Roberta Updegraff is the author of six Church Choir mysteries with Guideposts Books, and was featured in their compilation Prayers for Every Need. She writes regularly for Presbyterian Disaster Assistance's Mission Mosaic and her photographs have been featured on the cover. Her work has appeared in both Christian and general market publications, including Christianity Today and Focus on the Family. She has written for World & I, published by the Washington Times, and numerous trade journals. Her slice-of-life essays inspire hope and have appeared in several anthologies.
Roberta and husband Mark enjoy time away at their beach house in the Bahamas, as well as visiting their children and grandchildren scattered between east and west coasts in Rochester, NY, New Orleans, and Tucson, Arizona. They continue to support Hogar de Niños Renacer (Home of Reborn Children), an orphanage in Honduras where Roberta volunteers several weeks each year. She enjoys reading, quilting, and researching genealogy. The Updegraffs live in north central Pennsylvania.