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Online registration opens for '08 SBC annual meeting


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) — Registration has opened for churches to register messengers online for the Southern Baptist Convention’s June 10-11 annual meeting in Indianapolis.

For online registration, churches should go to the SBC website,, which opened the 2008 registration process March 1.

Online registration can help messengers avoid waiting in line at the convention center while a registration worker types in various lines of information.

Last year, the fifth year for the online service, 73.6 percent of messengers to the annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas, registered online.

Online registration ends at midnight June 7 – after which registration must be done at the registration desk beginning at 4 p.m. June 8.

Names can be added, edited, and deleted online up to June 7. Each messenger must present the printed form that shows the messenger’s reference number – given on the website – at the registration booth in order to receive a nametag and set of ballots.