Dates to Note: Baptist Events Calendar
April 13-14, 2009, T. B. Maston Lectures
sponsored by Logsdon Seminary in Hardin-Simmons University at 7:00 pm on
Monday, April 13, 2008, in Logsdon Chapel and 9:30 am on Tuesday, April 14,
2008, in Behrens Auditorium. Each lecture is free and open to the public.
Emmanuel McCall, founding pastor of The Fellowship Group in Atlanta, Georgia,
is the guest speaker.
April 14-15, 2009, "The Walter B. and Kay
W. Shurden Lectures on Religious Liberty and Separation of Church and State,"
Macon, Georgia campus of Mercer University. Professor Randall Balmer,
professor of American religious history at Barnard College, Columbia
University, will deliver the lectures.
May 2-3, 2009, Baptist World Alliance Day. Join
the worldwide community of Baptist believers in observance.
June 4-6, 2009, Baptist History and Heritage
Society Annual Meeting, Huntsville, Alabama. Hosted by First Baptist
Church, Huntsville. Theme: Events Shaping Baptist Heritage in America.
June 26-28, 2009, American Baptist Churches USA
biennial meeting, Pasadena, California.
July 2-3, 2009, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
General Assembly, Houston, Texas.
July 15-18, 2009,
International Conference on Baptist Studies V, Whitley College (Baptist
College of Victoria), Melbourne, Australia. The conference takes Baptists as
its subject matter, but participation is not restricted to Baptists, either as
speakers or attendees. The theme is "Interfaces--Baptists and Others," which
includes relations with other Christians, other faiths, and other movements
such as the Enlightenment. It may be explored by means of case studies, some
of which may be very specific in time and place while others may cover long
periods and more than one country. Offers of papers to last no more than 25
minutes in delivery (although the full text may be longer) are welcome. Please submit the title to the conference coordinator, Professor David W. Bebbington, Department of History, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4TB,
Scotland. A volume of conference papers will appear in the Studies in
Baptist History and Thought series, published by Paternoster Press. The
college will provide participants with full board over the three days of
the meeting and all charges will be kept as low as possible. Programs and
application forms will be available in a few months.
August 6-7, 2009, New Baptist Covenant Midwest
Meeting in Norman, Oklahoma. Guest speakers include former U.S. president
September 27-29, 2009, Mercer Preaching
Consultation, King & Prince Beach & Golf Resort, St. Simons Island, Georgia. Featured
speaker: Dr. Walter Brueggemann. To register or for more information, contact
Terri Massey by email or phone her
October 22-24, 2009, New England Women in
Ministry Conference, Massachusetts. Keynote speaker is
Rev. Yamina Apolinaris. To register or for more information, contact
Rev. Dr. E. Darlene Williams.
July 28-August 1, 2010, 20th Baptist World
Congress of the Baptist World Alliance, Honolulu, Hawaii. Registration
is now open. More
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