2013: Ochos Rios, Jamaica


The commission met in Ochos Rios, Jamaica, during the BWA’s Annual Gathering from July 1 – 6, 2013.


Monday, July 1

Tour of Jamaican Baptist historical sites

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Tuesday, July 2, 2:00 – 4:30

Introductions. Reports on Projects.
Doreen Morrison and Glenroy Lalor: “The History of Jamaican Baptists”
Note: Paper as presented not available; but click here for another one by one of the authors which provides relevant information on the same topic)


Wednesday, July 4, 5:00 – 7:30

METR Commissions Joint Round Table on Evangelism

 Thursday, July 5, 10:30 – 12:30

Ken Edmunds, “The First Baptist Place of Worship – The Great Bakehouse in Amsterdam, circa 1598”
Delroy Reid-Salmon, “The Caribbean Baptist Diaspora”


Friday, July 6, 5:00 – 7:30

Fred Anderson, “Free Indeed: Virginia Baptists and Slavery
David Parker (via Skype), Discussion on Project, “Mapping a 21st Century Global Baptist Identity