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The General Board of Church and Society is a general agency of the United Methodist Church. It is one of four international general program boards of The UMC as set out in the UMC Book of Discipline. The General Board has headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. and at the Interchurch Center in New York City. There are five divisions within the GBCS: Public Witness and Advocacy, Administration, Ministry of Resourcing Congregational Life, United Nations Ministry, and Communications.


Randomly chosen program from the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society:

Stripping the Dead
Speaker(s):  Emmanuel Cleaver
Date of Recording:  4/20/2008


Description:   The Rev. Emmanuel Cleaver speaks to the General Board of Church and Society luncheon at General Conference 2008 in Fort Worth, Texas. Cleaver, a congressman from Missouri, is the former mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, and is a pastor of a United Methodist church in Kansas City. He said soaring gasoline prices, the home mortgage debacle, and the staggering cost of the Iraq War are hurting the nation's poorest the most.
Length:  51:21