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Election for the Baptists Together President 2022-23

The election survey is now closed.  Votes will be counted and the result will be announced in due course.

Further to our call for nominations for the position of Baptists Together President in 2022-23, and following the stipulations of our constitution, we have received four nominations and these are now offered for election. 

We hope that all our churches will be keen to engage with this important decision.  Please do prayerfully consider which candidate you believe should serve our Union as President.  The question for discernment is 'Who is God calling to be the President of our Union in the coming season?

Click here for more information about the role of the President


The four candidates are (in alphabetical order):-

  • Kath and Andrew Dodd (nominated by the North Western Baptist Association)
  • Stephen Greasley (nominated by the East Midland Baptist Association) 
  • Beth Powney (nominated by the Eastern Baptist Association)
  • Hayley Young (nominated by the South Wales Baptist Association)

To help the discernment process, each candidate has provided a short profile with information about the theme and focus they would wish to explore should they be successful, along with a video to introduce themselves.

Faith and Society Team Leader, Diane Watts, has also interviewed each candidate about about challenges, hopes and mission.


Election Survey

We will be discerning using an electronic vote. 

Information about how to participate has been sent to all ministers and church secretaries (by email, or by post where this is not possible).

Voting will close on 31 March, and we will announce our new Vice-President as soon as possible.

If you have any questions or comments about the candidates or election process, please contact the Faith and Society Team.



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