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FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE-  SEPTEMBER 16, 2015 –  Carpenter’s Son Publishing, one of the publishing imprints of Christian Book Services, LLC, announced today that they have launched a new series of holiday-oriented program books.  The first is the series, a line of Christmas program books, is now available through the major wholesale distributors.

Larry Carpenter, President and CEO of Christian Book Services and Paul Shepherd both formerly worked for Standard Publishing.  While there, they observed the popularity of these seasonal program books.  Discussions with major Christian booksellers suggested there was a need for more of these types of books.  Shepherd worked with several well-known writers to pull together the content of the books and served as editor of the books.

Each series contains dramas, poems, quotes and readings related to the season.  The books come in three versions, for Kids, Youth and Adults.  Each book is 64 pages and retails for $8.99.

Based on the initial success of the Christmas Program Book, the company is now working on an Easter Program Book.

For more details on the company, go to the company’s website at or contact Larry Carpenter at (615) 472-1128 or at