Session/Meeting of the TPBA
TPBA shall meet annually at a member church or another predetermined location at the discretion of the Association because of growth.
Said Annual Session shall be conducted Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday preceding the third Sunday in July. For the transaction of business, the session shall be opened on Monday morning at 9:00 a.m. and conclude on Wednesday.
The first calendar Planning Session shall be held in the month of October, no more than three months following the July Annual Session.
The Committee on Planning shall consist of the Executive Board of the TPBA and the host Pastor for the upcoming Annual Session.
shall be established within the boundaries of this Association districts as
– Newport News and Hampton
– Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth and Chesapeake
– Williamsburg, York and James City Counties
Moderator shall appoint a Vice Moderator as liaison for each district.
Any duly constituted Church Body of the same faith
and persuasion and any auxiliary or body which subscribes to the same
objectives of this Association, may be admitted to this Association.
Membership, with all attendant rights and
privileges, in any department of the TPBA shall be open to all persons who have
active membership in a Baptist Church, whether or not that church or its pastor
is a member of the Association, unless that person’s participation is objected
to in written communication to the Moderator from the participant’s pastor.