Calendar of Events

BWA Womens Department

                          2017 and Beyond

This is a sampling of events that the Women's Department board members are involved with. Please use this calendar to be informed, encouraged and also as a prayer reminder as we certainly could use your prayers! Thank you!

February 7-12: Joina was in Ethiopia for All African Baptist Fellowship Executive meetings
February 13-15:  Joina was in Ethiopia for Women's Leadership Training
February 17-19:  Joina was in Kenya for Leadership Training

March 6-11:  BWA Executive Committee, BWA Search Committee and WD Administrative Committee meetings in Falls Church, VA. This involved Ksenija, Kathy, Moreen, Dione and our bookeeper, Adria Wilkins

March 12-18  United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, New York 
We had a large contingent of Baptist women attending this year. There were 24 in the group, 17 of whom are from outside of the US, and from 13 different countries. This included all of the Vice Presidents of the WD as well as Ksenija. Thank you for praying as we attended this Commission! Please pray now that we will all see how God would have us to implement the solutions offered in Jesus' name in the contexts where we are from.

March 19: Top women leaders of European Baptist Federation met in Rome. This included Aniko Ujvari and Ksenija Magda.

March 25: Precy Caronongan met with a Baptist group in Okinawa

March 31: Precy Caronongan met with two Baptist Groups in Japan

April 18-22:  NABWU Administrative Committee met for planning meetings for the 2017 Assembly and also held Uptick (young women's mentoring program). Waco, TX  

April 26 - May 1: Asian Baptist Women's Union had preparation meetings for the 2018 Assembly which will be held in Penang, Malysia

June 22 - July 1: Women's Department Executive Board met in  Chiang Mai, Thailand for their yearly board meetings and a Young Women's Consultation (June 30-July 1) (Ask to receive our e-letter to get more info on events like this! (

July 2 - 7: The Women's Department officers attended the BWA General Council meetings in Bangkok which they are all part of.

July 29-24: Caribbean Baptist Women's Union conference in Antigua. Arise, Shine-United for Christ
                         See REPORT

August 20-24:  Baptist Women's Union of Africa's Quinquennial Conference
Arise and Be Influential Beyond Horizons (Gen. 4:40-41) was at Mulungushi University, Zambia.
BWUA's new officers were elected for the 2017-2022 term. Meet new president Marthe Ekollo on our Home page!   Check out photos of the Conference on their Facebook page!
                                                           New Officers of BWUA: 2017-2022

September 25-29: Women's Rally at Asian Pacific Baptist Fellowship meetings in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
September 30: ABWU Leadership  Conference in Indonesia

October 6-8: EBWU - Arabic Women's Conference in Cyprus

October 19-22: New Dreams:NABWU Assembly 2017 (Isaiah 43:19), Toronto, Ontario, Canada. At this quinquennial event, new officers will be elected for the 2017-2022 term.
NABWU Assembly
October 25:  Congress in Cordoba, Argentina

November 6:    2017 Day of Prayer!

November 1 - 10:  Patsy Davis is leading a trip to Israel to celebrate Day of Prayer. This event is not an official event put on by BWA Women's Department but you can get more information on the trip by clicking on the image below.  This event is now closed to registrations.Israel, Israel trip for Day of Prayer, Day of Prayer Israel trip

               Cartagena de Indies, Colombia

august 29-September 1, 2018  asian Baptist women's union quinquennial conference

               Penang, Malaysia

September 20-23, 2018:  European Baptist Women Quinquennial Conference
              Lviv, Ukraine   "Love One Another: John 15:12"
July 17-20, 2020  Women's Leadership Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil