A resolution has traditionally been defined as an expression of opinion or concern, as compared to a motion, which calls for action. A resolution is not used to direct an entity of the Southern Baptist Convention to specific action other than to communicate the opinion or concern expressed. Resolutions are passed during the annual Convention meeting.

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How to Submit a Resolution

Each year, no later than 75 days prior to the annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention (which occurs in early June), the president of the Southern Baptist Convention, in conference with the vice presidents, appoints a Committee on Resolutions whose task is to consider and recommend appropriate resolutions to the messengers attending the annual meeting. Read More...

Online Resolution Submittal Form

All online electronic submissions must be followed up by a letter of credentials from your church. Such letter must be received on or before 15 days prior to the Annual Meeting.

Resolution writing generally follows conventional lines. Click here to see an example of "How to Frame a Resolution."

2010 Annual Meeting Video Archive

Click here to watch the 2010 SBC Annual Meeting. Adobe Flash Player required. To order recordings of the SBC Annual Meeting click here.

Program Schedule

View the program schedule for the 2010 SBC Annual Meeting.


There are numerous events, fellowships, luncheons, dinner and meetings held during the 2010 SBC Annual Meeting. Click here to view the complete list. We look forward to seeing you there!


News coverage of the 2010 SBC Annual Meeting by Baptist Press. Read More.

Pastors' Conference 2010

2010 Pastors' Conference Video

Watch video of 2010 Pastors' Conference.

Future Locations

View future locations of the SBC Annual Meeting

2011 SBC Housing Form

Download the 2011 SBC Housing Reservation Form