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*

*For the Wollongong venue: only Saturday is confirmed, register as per normal and you will be contacted if the Friday does not proceed.

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.

Annual Assembly 2024 - Documentation Access Request


The Gathering – Incorporating the Ordinary Assembly Prayer Evening

Thursday 2 November: 7:45pm – 8:30pm

We would like to invite you to join us for an online prayer gathering on Thursday 2 November 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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