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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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Oct

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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Aug

2016

Abingdon Press Awarded Multiple Honors in the Heart of Award Season

Abingdon Press was awarded with five trophies from the 2016 Christian Retailing's Best Awards at a special announcement ceremony held at the International Christian Retail Show (ICRS) festivities in Cincinnati, Ohio. The offerings were evaluated on their ability to speak to people’s hearts and evoke emotion, open people’s minds to new ways of thinking, and encourage and affirm Christ-like living. 
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Jul

2016

UM Publishing House Dedicates Georgia Harkness Library

Nashville, Tenn.—Staff of The United Methodist Publishing House (UMPH) gathered on June 10 to dedicate the library in its new headquarters building in the name of theologian and Abingdon Press author Georgia Harkness. 

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May

2016

United Methodist Church Approves New Hymnal

(Portland, OR) May 17, 2016 - The General Conference of The United Methodist Church voted to take decisive steps leading to the eventual approval of a new collection of hymns, tunes, and liturgical resources for worship. Approval was given to form two new groups that will review and recommend material to be included in a new United Methodist Hymnal.

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