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The following outline of Baptist Assembly 2022 gives the line up for this year's in person event.  A printed programme will be available at Assembly, but you can download a copy here.

There will be a Tots, Children and Youth Programme available to those attending in person, which needs to be booked with Adult tickets in advance.  See separate Children's page
Friday 13 May

Friday is an integral part of our time together at Baptist Assembly 2022 and we expect many people to be arriving in Bournemouth ready to meet with old friends and new. Whilst we won’t be in the Bournemouth International Centre on Friday evening, we want to encourage people to take the opportunity to connect.

West Cliff Baptist Church are kindly offering space to enjoy a Friday evening of connecting and conversation in their church hall. Pick up your takeaway from one of the local eateries and join together with other Assembly attendees. Click here for more details and to book your space, as numbers are limited.

Saturday 14 May
Time Details
08:30 Doors open
Networking Zone opens
Catering Facilities open
09:30-10:00 Welcome to Baptist Assembly for All
10:00-10:45; 11:00-11:45 and 12:00-12:45 Safeguarding Workshops - click here for details
10:05-11:05 BUGB AGM - The Baptist Assembly will reflect on the work of Baptists Together, including the presentation of The Annual Report for 2021.
We will celebrate our work over the last year and illustrate our plans for the future.
Topics required under our constitution will be the affirmation of the appointment of the Treasurer and the Moderator of the Trustee Board.  For notice of resolutions, please click here.
Presidential Handover - Geoff Colmer will share his presidential year and we will welcome Hayley Young as President for 2022-2023, as she shares her theme for the year ahead.
11:30-12:30 BMS Presentation - Hosted by BMS Communications Director Sarah Anthony, the BMS presentation will look back at all that has been achieved across their ministry areas since last year’s incredible Assembly response to the Covid-19 campaign. Before turning focus towards the present and the future, featuring in-person interviews with new Director of Intercultural Learning Peter Oyugi, new Gender Justice Co-ordinator Annet Ttendo-Miller and with Sunday’s keynote speaker Alan Donaldson on the BMS-EBF response to the conflict in Ukraine. There will also be a transatlantic call with Creation Stewardship Co-ordinator Laura-Lee Lovering, a video from our recent trip to Poland and a chance for Q&A with the team.
14:00-15:00 Conversation Starters, Powered by PechaKucha
PechaKucha is Japanese for “chit-chat” and is also the name given to a particular technique of dynamic presentation, structured around 20 visual slides that progress automatically every 20 seconds.

Listening to one another is essential for us as Baptists as we seek to hear from God on a number of issues which are part of our shared Christian life and practice. On Saturday afternoon we have set aside some time to listen to 14 people, representing different parts of our Baptist family, who will bring 11 short presentations on the question, “What is the conversation you would like the Baptist Family to have together over the coming year?”

Having been invited into 6 conversations so far, choose one that has inspired or provoked you most and join a short conversation on the subject in one of the spaces in the venue
16:00-17:00 Conversation Starters, Powered by PechaKucha
Everyone back together in the Solent Hall for 5 more PechaKucha presentations and group discussion.

It is our hope that these sessions will inspire you to go back to your church communities and continue these vital conversations.
17:00-18:30 Networking Zone and Catering Facilities open for connection with others
18:45-21:00 Evening gathering including recognition of Ministers and the opportunity to hear from invited guests as they reflect on some current conversations from across Baptists Together
Sunday 15 May
Sunday Worship for All 
09:30         Doors open
Catering Facilities open
(It is intended to keep to these timings but they may vary as this is a live service)
Sunday service - the Baptist family joining together to worship.

We are looking forward to worshiping together but will not be gathering round the Lord's Table on this occasion.  

This will be broadcast live via our YouTube channel, for churches to use as their Sunday service,  giving the opportunity for people to join Baptist Assembly who cannot attend in person.

If your service starts later than the scheduled time of 10:30, you can use the link to join at any time and then choose to start the service from the beginning of the broadcast.
10:30     Service starts with worship including streaming of song words
10:45 In Memoriam - Prayers and reflection on our losses since Assembly 2021
11:10 Sunday Speaker - Alan Donaldson,  General Secretary of the European Baptist Federation 
11:50     BMS Call to Action as part of the service
12:00     End of Service
12:00-12:30    Catering Facilities remains open 
Networking Zone remains open

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Information about three workshops being offered during this year's Assembly
Takeaway and Chat at West Cliff Baptist Church