Hong Kong

Hong Kong

BWA General Council Resolution 1996.4

The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance meeting in Hong Kong, July 3-9,1996:

NOTES the approaching return of the territory of Hong Kong to Chinese control effective July 1, 1997; and

RECOGNIZES that some perceive this event as potentially traumatic, while others are more optimistic about a new experiment in plural socio-economic systems co-existing within a single nation; and

ENCOURAGES the Christian churches of Hong Kong and China to seize the opportunities presented by this change; and

PLEDGES its continued prayerful support for our sisters and brothers in Hong Kong and China, and ASKS the officers of the Alliance to monitor the situation and respond with appropriate initiatives.

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: Lotz, Denton, editor. Baptist World Alliance 1996 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1996.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Denton Lotz, ed., Baptist World Alliance 1996 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1996), pp. 102-103.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 1996.4 Hong Kong; https://o7e.4a3.myftpupload.com/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 1996.4).

Hong Kong

Appreciation

BWA General Council Resolution 1996.5

The General Council of the Baptist World Alliance meeting in Hong Kong, July 3-9, 1996:

OFFERS sincere thanks to the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong for the warmth of their welcome and the generosity of their hospitality;

ACKNOWLEDGES the gracious welcome to Hong Kong given by President Cecil Chan; and

COMMENDS Acting General Secretary Peter Tsui and Chairman Eric Tong and the local arrangements committee for their success in preparing for the 1996 annual sessions of the Baptist World Alliance General Council;

APPRECIATES the generosity of Tsim Sha Tsui Baptist Church in making available their facilities for these meetings; and

EXPRESSES profound gratitude and loving thanks to its President, General Secretary, staff members, leaders of divisions, departments, committees, commissions and others whose labor behind the scenes has contributed to the successful conduct of this Council.

Citations

Original Source Bibliography: Lotz, Denton, editor. Baptist World Alliance 1996 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1996.

BWA General Council Resolution 1996.5

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Denton Lotz, ed., Baptist World Alliance 1996 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (McLean, VA: Baptist World Alliance, 1996), p. 103.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 1996.5 Appreciation; https://o7e.4a3.myftpupload.com/resolutions.

In-text Online Document Citation: (BWA General Council Resolution 1996.5).