General Council on Finance & Administration (
Administers the finances and operational needs of the denomination and serves as the general treasurer of the denomination

PO BOX 311286
Birmingham, AL 35231-1286
(205) 798-0219 (O)
(517) 347-4003 (F)

General Board of Church & Society (
Challenges United Methodists to work in areas of important social concern and develops resources to inform, motivate, and train United Methodists on issues of social justice in the society.

100 Maryland Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 488-5632 (O)
(202) 488-5619 (F)

General Board of Discipleship (
Provides leadership and resources in the areas of spiritual growth and development, devotional literature, curriculum resources, Christian education, evangelism, worship, stewardship, and ministry of the laity.

Office of African American Ministries
PO Box 340003
Nashville, TN 37203
(877) 899-2780 Ext 7167 (O)
(615) 340-7015 (F)

General Board of Higher Education & Ministry (
Prepares and assists people to fulfill their ordained ministries and to provide general oversight for campus ministries and institutions of higher education.

P.O. Box 12654
Norfolk, VA 23541
(757) 473-1592 (O)
(757) 473-1790 (F)

General Board of Pensions & Health Benefits (
Supervises and administers the pension and benefits programs, plans, and funds of The United Methodist Church. it administers and disburses the retirement and benefit funds of the various annual conferences.

1201 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 866-4271 (O)
(847) 869-4493 (F)

United Methodist Publishing House (
Distributes all the official publications, records and forms of the denomination, publishes books through Abingdon Press and operates Cokesbury online stores, mail order service.

PO Box 801
Nashville, TN 37202-0801
(615) 749-6640 (O)
(615) 749-6510 (F)

General Commission on Archives and History
Gathers, preserves, and disseminates materials on the history of The United Methodist Church and its antecedents. It maintains achieves and a library in which the historical records are kept.

General Commission on Communication (United Methodist Communications)
Provides leadership for the denomination in the fields of communication, public relations, and promotion of the general funds and programs of the denomination. The official news gathering and distribution agency of the denomination.

United Methodist Women
Serves as the largest denominational faith organization for women. The organization fosters spiritual growth, develops leaders and advocates for justice.

General Commission on Christian Unity & Interreligious Concerns

General Commission on Religion & Race (
Focused on bringing about full and equal participation of the racial and ethnic constituencies in The United Methodist Church. The commission carries out its work through advocacy of the issues and by reviewing and monitoring the practices of the denomination.

100 Maryland Ave. NE, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 547-2271 (O)
(202) 547-0358 (F)

General Commission on the Status & Role of Women (
Challenges The United Methodist Church to a commitment to the full participation of women in the complete life and mission of the church. The commission serves as an advocate for and on behalf of women, seeks to eliminate inequities in relation to women in the church, and monitors the general agencies, institutions, and connectional structures to ensure inclusiveness of women.

77 W. Washington, Ste. 1009
Chicago, IL 60602
(312) 346-4900 (O)

General Board of Global Ministries (
Responsible to witness to Jesus Christ throughout the world, to recruit and send missionaries, to raise awareness and support of persons in local churches for global mission, and to assist in the development of Christian churches and leadership.

475 Riverside Drive, Rm 1550
New York, NY 10115
(212) 870-3832 (O)
(877) 870-3832 (O)
(212) 870-3948 (F)

General Commission on United Methodist Men (
Involves men in a growing relationship to Jesus Christ and his church and to provide resources and support for programs of evangelism, stewardship and the needs of men.

1000 17th Ave. South
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 340-7145 (O)




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