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Glossary: Finance and Administration, General Council on

The agency that administers the finances and serves as the central treasurer of the denomination. As such it receives and disburses all general funds. The general agencies are accountable to the Council of their fiscal administration. The Council reports to and receives direction from the General Conference. Its offices are in Nashville, TN.

Source: A Dictionary for United Methodists, Alan K. Waltz, Copyright 1991, Abingdon Press. Used by permission.