Baptist World Alliance, BWA News Release

Congress registration now open

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Registration for the 21st Baptist World Congress in Durban, South Africa, from July 22-26, 2015, is now open online.

Early bird discounted registration fees are in effect until November 30 after which the standard registration fees will apply.

Registration is best done on the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) website at

Persons from Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan, the United States and Western Europe will pay US$200 until November 30 and US$250 after that date.

Registrants from other countries in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Central America, South America, Central Europe and Eastern Europe will pay US$150 until November 30 and US$200 thereafter.

South African residents will pay a set fee of US$100 regardless of the time of registration, as will youth ages 12-18 who will pay US$50 and children less than 12 years old, US$25.

Online registration closes on July 10, 2015.

An invitation letter for visa purposes will be generated when online registration is complete.

All persons attending the congress must register. Registration will not take effect unless the applicable fee is paid.

Application and other information, including alternatives to online registration, is available on the BWA website.

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The Baptist World Alliance, founded in 1905, is a fellowship of 266 conventions and unions in 134 countries and territories comprising 51 million baptized believers in 178,000 churches. For more than 100 years, the Baptist World Alliance has networked the Baptist family to impact the world for Christ with a commitment to strengthen worship, fellowship and unity; lead in mission and evangelism; respond to people in need through aid, relief, and community development; defend religious freedom, human rights, and justice; and advance theological reflection and leadership development.