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How To Join the Baptist Communicators Association

Membership fees are as follows, depending on the number of individuals from your organization who are active members of BCA:

  • 1 to 5 members: $80 each
  • 6 to 10 members: $75 each
  • 11 to 15 members: $70 each
  • 16 to 20 members: $65 each
  • 20 plus members: $60 each
  • Retired Members and Students: $25 each

New Membership

At the time of application, submit a check made out to Baptist Communicators Association. Applicants are not considered members of the association until the application process has been completed and the application has been approved by the Membership Committee. New members are encouraged to submit a recent photograph at the time of application.

Membership Renewal

BCA's fiscal year runs from July 1 thru June 30. Please take a moment to complete a form and return it with the appropriate payment to renew your membership. Make checks payable to: Baptist Communicators Association. If you have questions about your current membership status, please contact us at

Retired/Student Member Application

BCA's fiscal year runs from July 1 thru June 30. Please take a moment to complete this form and return it with the appropriate payment to obtain membership. If you have questions about membership in BCA, please contact BCA executive director Margaret Dempsey-Colson at

FAQ about Dues

Q. What period does my renewal payment cover?
BCA's fiscal year is July 1 through June 30. Renewal forms are distributed each year on or around July 1.

Q. What form of payment does BCA accept?
You can pay your dues with a personal check, firm check, MasterCard, or Visa. No other charge cards are accepted.

Q. I became a member in February, why did I not receive a dues notice in July?
For those individuals who become members from January 1 through June 30, BCA does not require they make another dues payment until the following fiscal year.

Q. Can I still be a member of BCA if I am no longer working for a Baptist agency or institution.
Yes. You're able to be a member of BCA when you retire or if you freelance for a Baptist institution. Read more about what qualifies you for membership at

Q. At this time, I wish to cancel my BCA membership. What should I do?
To avoid receiving additional renewal notices, please return the renewal form with a note saying you'd like to cancel your membership. You may also e-mail the association at

Q. Who do I contact if I have questions about my membership or dues?
Contact BCA Executive Director Margaret Dempsey at