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Glossary: General Minutes, the

Compiled and published annually by the Council on Finance and Administration under the full title, The General Minutes of the Annual Conferences of The United Methodist Church. Each volume contains statistical information for local churches and annual conferences for the previous year. The General Minutes also contains information on the clergy relationships to the conference and the appointment list of pastors to their charges. Also included are an index of all clergy and specialized lists of diaconal ministers, deaconesses, home missionaries, and chaplains. The decisions of the Judicial Council for the year are also printed in full.

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