Departmental Functions

  1. Development of Publishing Ministries Department Policy
  2. Process Department Reports from the Field, Publishing Houses, and Literature Ministry 
Seminaries for the World Church
  3. Serve as Development and Resource Center of Publishing Materials for the World Field
  4. Conduct World Publishing Ministries Department Advisories/Councils
  5. Coordinate the Development of Publishing Projects for the World Field
    • Departmental Website
    • Video Projects Development
    • The Literature Evangelist Magazine
    • Publishing Digest Newsletter
  6. Supervise and Assist Division Publishing Ministries Departments
    • Assist the Divisions in Policy Development
    • Assist Divisions in Strategic Planning
    • Assist Divisions in Conducting Evaluations/Surveys of the Following Entities
      • Union Publishing Ministries Departments
      • Publishing Houses
      • Literature Ministry Seminaries
      • ABC/HHES
  7. Serve as Resource Persons in the Following Publishing Meetings
    • Division Publishing Advisories
    • Publishing Leadership Trainings/Seminars
    • Regular Literature Evangelist (LE) Conventions/Congresses
    • Student LE Congresses in Colleges and Universities
    • Publishing Administrative Seminars
  8. Supervise and Assist Publishing Houses
  9. Attend Publishing House Board Meetings (Where possible and necessary)
Assist in Securing Publication Rights, Manuscripts, and Materials for Publications
  10. Coordinate the Production and Circulation of the Missionary Literature for the World Field
  11. Share Ideas with the Publishing House Product Planning Committees in the Production of Subscription and Trade Literature
  12. Share Ideas in the Financial Operations of Publishing Houses
  13. Literature Ministry Seminaries
  14. Assist Divisions in Establishing Union Literature Ministry Seminaries (LMS)
  15. Assist Divisions in LMS Curriculum Development
  16. Assist Divisions in Conducting LMS Staff Training and Seminar/Workshop
  17. Assist Divisions in Developing Training Material/Syllabus for all LMS Subjects
  18. Assist Divisions in Supervising ABC/HHES Operations