Please choose the event you wish to register for:

Annual Gathering - April 26-29, 2018

Please complete this form for each individual registering for Why Baptist?

* = Required Field

Why Baptist? Registration Information

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Meredith College, Raleigh, North Carolina

(choose one)

Earth: A Beloved Community
Thursday, April 26 - Sunday, April 29, 2018
Harmony Creek Church, Dayton, Ohio

Please complete this form for each individual registering for the Annual Gathering

* = Required Field

Registration Information

(As our theme is an intergenerational one, there will be parallel programming provided around creation care.)

Child/children must be registered so we can plan for meals and staff.

(Exhibitor includes registration for one person, dinner on Thursday, lunch on Friday and Saturday.) Please complete an Exhibitor Information Form and return it to

(Notice to Partners: Ministry and Mission Partners are not be able to purchase exhibition tables this year, due to lack of space. You are instead encouraged to send a poster with information, photos, etc. about your organization to Brooks Wicker at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, 1801 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27605-1663. We will display the posters in high traffic areas.)

Please note:
Included in your registration fee is a networking dinner Thursday night with guests from other Baptist denominations and faith traditions. Both this dinner and an interfaith Climate Boot Camp that afternoon are made possible through a co-sponsorship with the ABC Creation Justice Network. Around a meal we will begin to network and connect around building a movement among Baptists that seeks peace, justice, and reconciliation with all of God's creation.

Limited scholarships and alternative housing available to clergy and students. For more information contact Cathy McGaughey at

Chaplains Retreat

The retreat will be from 9:00am to 1:00pm and will include lunch. The cost is $25.00 per person.

Additional Information

These items are optional, but still really important!

Preferred Gender Pronouns for your Name Tag:
(This is not a required item for Registration. For more information regarding gender pronouns, click here.)

Video and Photography Release *

Individuals will be taking photographs and video during the Annual Gathering to be used in promotional materials, publications, and online. Indicate below whether you grant the Alliance to use your likenesses of you in these manners.


Will you need transportation from the hotel to the church during the Annual Gathering?


RIDE BOARD: We will have a ride board at conference to allow you to make connections to give/get a ride during the week, back to the airport, or back home.

ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL: Please consider a donation of $3 per person to offset your carbon footprint for the conference. Contributions will be sent to the Climate Justice program of Jitokeze Wamama Wafrika. Jitokeze Wamama Wafrika is a women-led community organization in Kenya that is working to build the capacity of women who have been adversely affected by droughts and conflicts induced by climate change, in the semi-arid north western region of Kenya.

SAFE TRAVELS TO ALL! We wish everyone safe travels, and we look forward to seeing everyone soon!

Scholarship Assistance

The following tax-deductible gift is to offset the cost for students' registration, transportation, lodging, and meals.

Payment Information
Participant Information

Student Information

If you are registering as a student, please provide the following information:

(if applicable)

Registration will be refunded with written notice received by April 15, 2017 less a $25 processing fee.


Powered by