Did You Know?

  • Gospel Folio Press is over 90 years old.
  • Gospel Folio Press started printing and distributing Gospel Literature in 1923 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
  • Gospel Folio Press was started by the Pell Family in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. The family consisted of 10 children, 6 Girls and 4 Boys. All were expected to help in different ways at different times.
  • Gospel Folio Press was operated and managed by William (Bill) and his older sister Grace, Ruth worked operating the presses and large paper cutter, Lois would write for the weekly Sunday school materials, Tillie looked after the book keeping and accounting.
  • Gospel Folio Press expanded the Sunday school materials to include a Teacher’s manual, Student’s manual, and weekly take-home paper? Covering the Old Testament, Gospels and Acts. Materials are prepared for all ages including Primary, Intermediate, Junior High and Advanced.
  • Gospel Folio Press started printing an Assembly Magazine 1928 called Assembly Annals, the name was changed in 1930 to The Uplook which later became the Uplook Magazine.
  • Gospel Folio Press changed ownership in 1990 when it was realized that the Pell Family could no longer continue due to age and health with the responsibility of operating the Ministry.
  • Gospel Folio Press started publishing, printing and distributing the “original” Daily Devotional Calendar in 1940 now known throughout the world as the Choice Gleanings Calendar, It has continued every year, and we are now working on the latest edition.
  • The Board of Directors of Gospel Folio Press and Uplook Ministries in 2000 made a decision that Gospel Folio Press should relocate to Canada and Uplook Ministries would continue to operate in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
  • Gospel Folio Press relocated from Grand Rapids, Michigan to the present location in Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada in August 2001.This relocation provided a much needed larger warehouse, store and office space making it possible to continue operation and expand the Ministry.
  • Gospel Folio Press presently operates in a 4,500 sq.ft. warehouse with over 7,000 different Book Titles and stock one of the largest assortments of Bibles and Bible Commentaries in Canada and USA.
  • Gospel Folio Press continues to publish, print and distribute Gospel literature, Books, Booklets, and Sunday school materials.
  • Gospel Folio Press operates with a hard working and committed team of staff members, each with their different responsibilities to ensure the daily work is handled and our customers are provided the high level of service they deserve.
  • Gospel Folio Press have established a Division called the GFP Charitable Donation Fund which handles all donations made to missionaries, ministries, and new churches throughout the world. In recent years the total for donations made has reached over $650,000.00 worth of product.
  • Gospel Folio Press continues to operate as a Non-Profit Ministry with a registered Charitable organization status.
  • Gospel Folio Press continues to publish, print, distribute and donate Christian literature throughout the world as the Lord continues to faithfully provide for the Ministry. Reflection on the past year at Gospel Folio Press causes us to continue to praise the Lord for His continued faithfulness. Each member of the team appreciates the opportunity to serve the Lord at this Ministry by serving His people in many ways and in different parts of the world.
  • Each year we publish up to 15 new GFP titles. Our publishing department has been diligently preparing, formatting, editing, proofing and sending these books to the printers.

We would encourage you to request an updated GFP Product Catalogue. We are always working on ways to expand our Ministry to serve the Lord’s people. Our warehouse, inventory and shipping department under the management of Chris Cairns has expanded storage space to accommodate the growing inventory of changing titles. Our bookstore with limited space is being stocked and adjusted to display the many titles to our customers in the area. If you are travelling in the Niagara area we would invite you to visit us at our store to browse through the Greeting Cards, Bibles, Commentaries, Books and Music on display. We would be happy to give you a tour through our facilities.