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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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18

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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