Cokesbury to Offer New Ministry Resource Center at Annual Conference

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at Annual Conference in Haney Hall C | Monday & Tuesday


Cokesbury is bringing a new consultative retail experience to Annual Conference this year with the new Cokesbury Ministry Resource Center. Focused on equipping leaders to build disciples, the Ministry Resource Center will offer the opportunity for more personalized consultations with church leaders in order to match products with their specific ministry needs.

Features of the Ministry Resource Center include:

  • Showcases highlighting new and classic resources ranging from adult and children’s curriculum to church-wide stewardship and Bible studies – all available for review and
  • A robust selection of additional new titles and best sellers available on-site for immediate purchase featuring the Bishop’s “picks,” speaker’s books, and UMC official resources, new titles and best
  • Consultation areas where church leaders can meet with trained consultants regarding ministry needs including studies, curriculum, robes, signs, sanctuary furnishings and much
  • An ordering kiosk with access to titles unique to each conference as well as resources not included in the Ministry Resource
  • Free shipping on all orders placed at Annual Conferences on regularly stocked

“We are excited to bring this new approach to each annual conference,” said the Rev. Brian K. Milford, president and publisher of The United Methodist Publishing House. “In previous years, up to 80% of purchases were from only 20% of the titles displayed. The new approach will showcase products that are intentionally selected for each location and focused on equipping your church leaders for ministry.”


About Cokesbury

Cokesbury is the retail and customer service arm of The United Methodist Publishing House, which serves more than 11 million United Methodists worldwide as well as a broad ecumenical audience representing many denominations and independent churches, with books, Bibles, curriculum, worship resources, and church supplies. Cokesbury offers more than 200,000 products to congregations through and the Cokesbury Customer Care Center 1-800-672-1789.