Abingdon Press Awarded Multiple Honors

(Nashville, TN) – June was an eventful month for publisher Abingdon Press as award season hit its precipice.

Abingdon Press was awarded with seven trophies from the 2017 Christian Retailing's Best Awards at a special announcement ceremony held at CBA’s UNITE show 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. The Abingdon Press winners span multiple categories and include:

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Chief Ministry Officer Transition at UMPH

Justin Coleman Appointed Senior Pastor at University UMC, Chapel Hill, NC

March 27, 2017

Bishop Hope Morgan Ward, Resident Bishop of the North Carolina Annual Conference has announced the upcoming appointment of Reverend Justin Coleman as the senior pastor at University UMC in Chapel Hill, NC effective July 1, 2017. Rev. Coleman will have completed three years as Chief Ministry Officer for The United Methodist Publishing House (UMPH), Nashville TN.
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365-Day Collection of Devotions Written for Hillary Rodham Clinton During Her Presidential Campaign Announced

The book includes a foreword by the former Secretary of State

Nashville, TN – March 6, 2017) – Few people know that during the 2016 presidential campaign, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received a devotion every day. Over the course of those 20 months, Rev. Dr. Bill Shillady—a pastoral friend of Clinton’s—and a handful of other pastors provided the Democratic nominee with spiritual support to stay strong through arguably one of the more contentious elections in American history.


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UMPH Announces Partnership between Love in a Big World and Project Transformation

Nashville, Tenn.—Love in a Big World, UMPH’s research-based, social-emotional curriculum and character education movement has partnered with Project Transformation (PT), a program founded in 1998 by leaders in the North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church that provides leadership development and ministry exploration to college-aged young adults who sign on to lead community-oriented after-school and summer day camp opportunities for children and youth from low-income neighborhoods.
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Cokesbury Launches Christmas Campaign to Help Refugee Crisis

Donates Portion of December Sales

 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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