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Nominations for the President of the Baptist Union of Great Britain


Our current President is the Revd Hayley Young, and she will be succeeded by the Revd Tim Presswood in May 2023.  Please do look at Hayley's article on her theme of 'Building a Bigger Table'.

We are now inviting nominations for the person who will serve as Baptist Union President in 2024-25.

The President may be female or male, lay or ordained, and will be chosen because of gifts and experience which will help to communicate our Baptists Together vision and mission priorities.

The President should bring their own unique insights and experience into their leadership, and may feel led to bring a particular emphasis within the overall strategy. They will be expected to work closely with the Core Leadership Team (CLT) and General Secretary in informing and communicating the agreed vision, culture and priorities of Baptists Together.

The person elected will serve as Vice-President during 2023-24, and will become a member of the CLT Accompanying Group in order to begin to familiarise themselves with our Baptists Together vision, culture and priorities before taking up the lead role during their presidential year.

Click here for more information about the role of the President.


Nominations for the Presidency must be sent to the General Secretary and can be made by: 

The consent of the nominee must be sought before nomination.
Nominations must be received by 31 December.

Please complete this form to submit a nomination.


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Before making a nomination please note that the names of those making a nomination will be published on our website.  In the case of an Association nomination, the name of the Association will be published.  In the case of a nomination by 25 members of the Assembly, the names of those individuals acting jointly to put forward a nomination will be published, together with their category of Assembly membership (see here for who is a member of Assembly).  Please make sure you have the permission of those on whose behalf you are making a nomination, as well as the permission of the person you are nominating.  Please see our Privacy policy for more information.

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Form to submit nominations for President of the Baptist Union of Great Britain
Faith and Society Team Leader, Diane Watts, interviews the nominee for our President 2023-24
Extract from our Constitution regarding who can be a member of Assembly