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2016

Cokesbury Launches Christmas Campaign to Help Refugee Crisis

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 Nashville, TN (December 8, 2016) – Today our world is witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record with an unprecedented 65.3 million people around the world being forced from their homes, 10 million stateless people denied a nationality and access to basic rights, and nearly 34,000 people forcibly displaced daily due to conflict or persecution in their homeland. In response to this need for help, online Christian retailer Cokesbury.com is taking strides to offer hope to those in crisis.

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Dec

2016

Former UMPH Board Chair Mike Kelley Dies at 84

We are sad to have learned that Edward "Mike" Kelley, Jr died Sunday after a major stroke he suffered days earlier. Mike, past chair of the UMPH Board (2008 - 2012), had not been obviously ill and had been joyfully busy with his usual life of service and learning until the stroke. The funeral service will take place Friday, December 16 at Metropolitan Memorial UMC in Washington, DC. 

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Oct

2016

THE UNITED METHODIST PUBLISHING HOUSE ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH LSC COMMUNICATIONS FOR DISTRIBUTION SERVICES

NASHVILLE, TN – The Board of Directors of The United Methodist Publishing House (UMPH) has announced a partnership with LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) for print and digital product distribution. As part of this transition, UMPH will be closing their distribution center at Great Circle Road in Nashville, TN. LSC recently debuted as a standalone public company following the spin-off from R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co.

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Oct

2016

THE UNITED METHODIST PUBLISHING HOUSE BOARD MEETS IN NASHVILLE


NASHVILLE, TN – The Board of The United Methodist Publishing House (Cokesbury and Abingdon Press) met at its new Nashville headquarters building October 10-12 to organize for the 2017-2020 quadrennium. The Reverend Brian K. Milford was elected as the President & Publisher (CEO) and the new board began its work by selecting Justice Cornelia Clark as Chair, Reverend Thomas Salsgiver as Vice Chair, Reverend Sunyoung Lee as Secretary and Tammy Gaines as Treasurer. The board heard reports including learning about a successful year with sales of $61.828 million, and with a favorable net revenue to invest in infrastructure, pension funding and to meet other ministry needs. The gathering also marked the retirement of Neil Alexander who has served as President and Publisher since 1996. 

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2016

Brian K. Milford Elected President/CEO of The United Methodist Publishing House

Nashville, TN - The Board of Directors of The United Methodist Publishing House (UMPH) unanimously confirmed the election of the Rev. Brian K. Milford as its new President and CEO, effective October 10.  Board Chair Justice Cornelia A. Clark, announced Monday the election during their October 10 meeting in Nashville, Tenn. Milford comes to the position after 2 years at UMPH as the Chief Content Officer and Book Editor of The United Methodist Church (UMC).

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