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Glossary: Religion and Race, General Commission on

The agency whose primary task is to focus on bringing about full and equal participation of the racial and ethnic constituencies in The United Methodist Church. The Commission is to work with the general agencies, institutions, and structures of the denomination to ensure that full participation is achieved. The Commission carries out its work through advocacy of the issues and by reviewing and monitoring the practices of the denomination. Its offices are in Washington, D.C.

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

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