Baptist World Alliance, BWA News Release

Baptist World Alliance Day to be observed in May

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Baptist World Alliance (BWA) Day 2013 will focus on the theme Hear the Spirit – Liberation, and will be observed on May 4 and 5, depending on whether Baptists worship on Saturday or Sunday.

On BWA Day, Baptists are encouraged to worship together and pray for one another. The observance began in the 1920s and was first known as Baptist World Sunday. Originally celebrated in February, it now occurs on the first Saturday and Sunday in May. Churches may, however, celebrate the day at a time that is more convenient.

Worship resources are available on the BWA website at

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© January 28, 2013