Baptist World Alliance
Eron Henry, Associate Director of Communications
Neville Callam, General Secretary
Phone: +1 703 790 8980
Fax: +1 703 893 5160      

November 4, 2011

BWA Announcement

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Religious freedom feature

Baptists have had a long tradition in their fight for freedom and justice, and in particular, in the cause for religious liberty. A majority of the world's population continues to experience significant restrictions in religious beliefs and practices. A feature article on the BWA website, Religious freedom for all, encourages Baptists to reevaluate our historical stance on the behalf of religious liberty.


Human Rights Day

Churches are encouraged to observe BWA Human Rights Day during worship service on Saturday, December 10, or Sunday, December 11. Information and worship resources are available on the BWA website.


Human Rights Award

Nomination for the 2012 BWA Denton and Janice Lotz Human Rights Award are still being received. Information and nomination forms can be downloaded at the BWA website . 


Ambassador to speak at Window on the World Banquet

The BWA Window on the World Banquet will be held March 3, 2012, at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Virginia, in the United States. Keynote speaker will be the Honorable Suzan Johnson-Cook, United States Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom. Ticket information can be obtained by calling 703-790-8980, ext. 137, or email



The November issue of BWA Connect, the monthly newsletter, has been released.