The Gathering – Incorporating the Annual Assembly

Friday 14th to Saturday 15 June 2024 
10am – 3:30pm (sign-in from 9am)

Our Annual Assembly is a time to reflect on all that God is doing amongst us, to connect with others in our movement, to worship and to discern how Jesus is leading us as we work together to minister with one another and those around our world.

Main Venue
Auditorium, The Ministry and Learning Centre (The MALC)
5 Saunders Close, Macquarie Park NSW 2113

Additional Venues
Alstonville Baptist Church
Canberra Baptist Church
Mayfield Baptist Church
Molong District Baptist Church
Tamworth Baptist Church
Wagga Wagga Baptist Church
Wollongong Baptist Church (Saturday only)

What will be happening at this Annual Assembly

Friday, 14 June

  • Worship, Prayer and Celebration
  • Guest speaker Mark Wilson, National Ministries Director of Australian Baptist Ministries
  • Affirmation of ministers proceeding to Accreditation
  • Admission of new Affiliated Churches
  • Reporting on the progress of our Gen1K Strategic Plan
  • Receiving of Annual Reports and Financial Statements
  • Approval of the 2024 Budget
  • Approval of constitutional changes for Morling College Ltd
  • Presentation of the David Brown Scholarship
  • Ballot for election of positions

Saturday, 15 June

  • Worship, Prayer and Celebration
  • Guest Speakers Kirsten & Jamie Long
  • Discussion and decisions regarding Recommended Processes for Churches and Pastors (Affiliation, Baptist Values and Marriage)
  • Proposed changes to the Association’s Constitution:
    • changes flowing from the recommended processes documents,
    • changes proposed by Canberra Baptist Church tabled at the 2023 Annual Assembly, and
    • miscellaneous updates
  • Recommended changes to the Ministry Affirmation Guidelines and Code of Ethics and Conduct flowing from the Recommended Process documents.
  • The ballot for election of positions will remain open until partway through this day.

The Gathering – Incorporating the Annual Assembly Prayer Evening

Wednesday 12 June: 7:45pm – 8:30pm

We would like to invite you to join us for an online prayer gathering on Wednesday 12 June from 7:45pm to 8:30pm as we lift The Gathering incorporating the Ordinary Assembly in prayer. We want to be committed to being reliant on the Holy Spirit and to humbly recognise God’s leading in all that is before us.

If you are a pastor, leader, or member/attendee of one of the Baptist Churches in our movement we would love to invite you to this online prayer gathering. See the important details below:

Where: Online via Zoom
Time: 7:45pm – 8:30pm

Registrations are now open and you can register to attend our prayer gathering by clicking the button above. You will be sent the Zoom link directly from Zoom on registration.

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