News & Events

News & Events

The latest from The Baptist Union of Wales

Mission

Laying new foundations

The Welsh Baptist Union Corporation has a new vision for chapel buildings after the church closes – one that can lay the foundations for future Baptist witness in Wales…

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General

Opposition to Govt’s Rwanda policy

The Baptist Union of Wales opposes the Westminster’s Government policy of sending refugees to Rwanda. These people are seeking a safe life and a haven so as to re-establish their lives…

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Leaders

We need you!

The Baptist Union of Wales is served by a group of trustees drawn from across the country who ensure we stay on track. We are looking for two new trustees – of any age, any background.

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Leaders

Getting to know: Ann Morgan

There are people of all sorts in our churches, all with different stories of how God has worked in their lives. This time, we’re meeting one of our BUW trustees…

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General

Report on Freedom of Religion and Belief

The Baptist Union of Wales (BUW) alongside the Baptist Union of Great Britain (BUGB) and the European Baptist Federation (EBF) along with the input of Irish Baptist Networks  are glad to jointly submit this report regarding the human rights situation in the United Kingdom…

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Mission

Missionaries to Wales…

Here in 2022 mission workers are coming to Wales. For the past three years the Baptist Union of Wales has been responding to a growing number of people who feel called to Wales from overseas and seeing how we can facilitate it…

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General

2022 summer conference!

Everyone is welcome to sunny (!) Carmarthen this summer for a joyful time of reconnecting together. On Friday 24 June we will have the opportunity to come together as a Union for our annual conference, followed by a varied and informal programme for the whole family …

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Church

Pioneering in Knighton and Knucklas

Nestled in a deep valley on the Wales/ England border is the town of Knighton (Trefyclo) with a population of 3000 or so souls, and further up the same valley lies the village of Knucklas. This is the home of Knighton and Knucklas Baptist church, which…

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Church

Reaching out in Cwmcarn

Cwmcarn is in many ways a fairly typical valleys community, nestled in the Ebbw valley under scenic Twmbarlwm mountain. The village has…

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General

Ways to support Ukraine

Ukraine urgently needs our prayers. As well as this there are an increasing number of ways to support by giving, which you may want to

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General

2021 Baptisms

We believe in celebrating what God is doing, and at the end of a year containing plenty of challenges for us all, this is a good opportunity to look back in thanks.

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Leaders

Gap year programme – relaunch!

Do you remember a time when something just clicked in you about church life? The realization that things would always be a little messy, and that that was ok – that is how God works?

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Leaders

Hannah’s journey

It’s lovely to meet you, Hannah! For those of us who don’t know you, tell us who you are…  Well, I’m Hannah! I am 24

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Church

New Life in Montgomeryshire

We were delighted to hear of a number of baptisms in the last few weeks in rural chapels in Montgomeryshire. Each of them took place in the preferred

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Church

Ministry in the City Centre

‘I wasn’t looking to leave my work here’ says Rosa over coffee in a café in the village of Tonteg on the outskirts of Cardiff. ‘I think I had expected that I would stay here until I retired, to be honest! This is where we live as a family – we feel part of the community.’ But God opened a different door…

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General

A two-day reUnion!

Three years on from our last face-to-face conferences in 2019, it was fitting that the two days of this year’s conference united many different parts of the Baptist family in Wales…

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General

Poland: a church responds

When the Ukraine war broke out, Baptist churches across Europe became some of the humble heroes of the relief response. As families torn apart by

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