We have a sacred trust before God to use all gifts given us wisely. For those who see the need to further the work of missions and wish to give to Baptist World Mission on a regular basis during their lifetime we offer gift annuities. For those wishing to give after their death, we offer information regarding giving through one's will.


Baptist World Mission has several informational brochures that can assist you in preparing your will and building a legacy such as:

"How To Make A Will That Impacts Eternity" — a great question-and-answer brochure that is very informative for people who are beginning the willl preparation process and wish to make an impact for global missions.

"Giving Through Your Will" — a booklet that outlines some of the many ways to consider including a charitable gift in your will or other estate plans. It is also very helpful in your preparation of a list of your people, property, plans, and planners that need to be identified before you meet with your attorney.

If you would like one of these informative publications, please feel free to contact us. If you are interested in naming Baptist World Mission as a beneficiary in your will or an estate planning instrument, your attorney will find the following information valuable:

Baptist World Mission
Attn: Finance Office
PO Box 2149
Decatur AL 35602-2149

We are a 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in the state of Illinois. Our tax identification number is 36-6095549.

Sample bequest language:

I bequeath the sum of $____________ or ____________% of my estate to Baptist World Mission, Attn: Stewardship Ministry, PO Box 2149, Decatur, AL 35602-2149, to be used for its work in worldwide missions.

If you have already included Baptist World Mission or any of our missionaries in your will, please contact us so we can say "thank you."


Through the years Baptist World Mission has received numerous gifts from individuals who wanted to see mission work continue after their death. Through the means of a will you to can plan ahead for the distribution of your assets. If you would like to make Baptist World Mission recipient in your will, you may use the following text in your will:

"I wish to contribute $_______ (or) _______% to
Baptist World Mission
PO Box 2149
Decatur, AL 35602"

If you have made us a beneficiary in your will, please let us know so we can thank you.


Gift annuities allow you to combine effective stewardship and sensible tax planning for a lifetime of income and the ability to help worldwide missions.

What is a gift annuity? A gift annuity is a simple combination of three concepts:

  • Effective financial stewardship
  • Sensible tax planning
  • Charitable contributions

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