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Baptist World Alliance to Host First Hybrid Annual Gathering

Baptist World Alliance to Host First Hybrid Annual Gathering

(FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA – January 14, 2022) The Baptist World Alliance will partner with Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, to host the 2022 BWA Annual Gathering, a strategic time for Baptists worldwide to gather for prayer, fellowship, learning, and...

Baptist-Catholic Dialogue Convenes in Durham, North Carolina

Baptist-Catholic Dialogue Convenes in Durham, North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA, USA - December 16, 2021) Participants from around the world gathered December 6-10 for the Baptist-Catholic International Dialogue, a series of strategic bilateral conversations between the Baptist World Alliance (BWA)...

Baptist World Alliance Women Honors Moreen Sharp

Baptist World Alliance Women Honors Moreen Sharp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA – November 5, 2021) Moreen Sharp concluded her term of service as Baptist World Alliance Women (BWAW) Interim Executive Director on November 1. Stepping into the role in 2016, Sharp has helped the ministry navigate the...

BWA Women to Host Day of Prayer

BWA Women to Host Day of Prayer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA – October 29, 2021)  Baptist World Alliance Women (BWAW) will host the annual Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer on Monday, November 1. Each year on the first Monday of November, Baptist women around the world gather...

Baptist World Alliance Women Appoints New Executive Director

Baptist World Alliance Women Appoints New Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA – October 27, 2021) Following a global search and interview process, Baptist World Alliance Women (BWAW) has appointed J. Merritt Johnston to serve as the ministry's executive director. She will begin her service in this...

Baptist World Alliance Welcomes New Members

Baptist World Alliance Welcomes New Members

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA – October 22, 2021) The Baptist World Alliance unanimously voted to extend membership to four Baptist groups during its Virtual General Council meetings that convened from October 19-21. The addition of Equatorial Guinea...

BWA Hosts “Beyond the Headlines” Service

BWA Hosts “Beyond the Headlines” Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA – October 21, 2021) In conjunction with the 2021 Baptist World Alliance (BWA) Virtual General Council this week, the BWA hosted a virtual worship gathering entitled "Beyond the Headlines." Acknowledging that Baptists...

BWA to Receive Nominations for 2022 Human Rights Award

BWA to Receive Nominations for 2022 Human Rights Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA – October 8, 2021) In alignment with our commitment to respond to needs through aid, relief, and community development and to defend religious freedom, human rights, and justice, the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) is...