Join your BGAV family November 13-15 in Hampton, Va!

Monday night's gathering will be at Ivy Memorial Baptist Church; Tuesday and Wednesday sessions will be at the Hampton Roads Convention Center.

The keynote speaker will be Leith Anderson, President of the National Association of Evangelicals.

Theme: Answering God's Call...Now What?

“Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?”

And I said, ‘Here am I. Send me!’” Isaiah 6:8 (NIV)

Reports & Recommendations for the Annual Meeting

Review PDFs of various reports and recommendations for the 2017 BGAV Annual Meeting that you may want to review before the meeting. Click here to access them.

Monday Breakouts Return!

Miss having a second breakout time on Tuesday afternoon? Join us on Monday afternoon at 4:00 for content breakout sessions. After dinner on your own, we’ll regather at Ivy Memorial Baptist Church at 7:00 for worship.


Childcare will be available at Ivy Memorial Baptist Church, just 1 mile away from the convention center. Learn more & register.

Travel & Hotels

Hotel information is now posted. Click here to learn more!

Special Activities

As always, there are lots of other events happening. Click here to learn more.



Freddy Villarreal


Leith Anderson


Pastors’ Conference

“Shifting Gears and Finding Your Voice” – How to Minister in a Relationally Rich Way” - John Chandler, Spence Network This conversation will focus on developing “relational intelligence” skills.  You will learn how to set a rhythm of life that is life-giving to you and to your relationships with others.  You will also learn how to live into your calling and partner with others who have complementary callings for a building a more robust approach to ministry. Participants will also receive a free book courtesy of the Spence Network to help get started on developing these skills. To register for the pastor's conference, email Phil Peacock or call (804) 779-2700.

3 hours


Breakout information coming week of September 25.

75 mins

Gathering I – Ivy Memorial Baptist Church

Worship with your BGAV family at Ivy Memorial Baptist Church (2200 Coliseum Drive, just 1 mile away from the convention center). More information will be posted soon.

75 mins

Gathering II + Business I

Featuring Leith Anderson, main speaker.

3 hours


Hampton Baptist Church $20/person Click here to register

2 hours

Regional Meetings

90 mins


Breakout information coming week of September 25.

75 mins

Gathering III

Featuring Leith Anderson, main speaker.

75 mins

Gathering IV + Business II

Featuring Leith Anderson, main speaker.

180 mins

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Meeting Location

1610 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, VA 23666

more information about the convention center