Signature Events

Signature Events

Missions Week 

Missions Week provides mission education and raises student awareness about the possibilities to grow, love, and serve both through Baylor mission trips as well as with many global and community partners.

Our hope is to get students involved, and connected to various programs and organizations in which they may serve and love their neighbors.

Missions Celebration

Missions Celebration provides an opportunity to share the impact and transformational stories of #BearsOnMission, and to honor and recognize the many supporters, team leaders, and partners that make our missional work possible.

Missions Summit

Missions Summit, held in the Fall and Spring semesters, prepare students and team leaders to serve missionally on Global Missions teams. Each summit incorporates education, training, and discussions regarding faith and discipleship, cultural humility, global challenges, international travel, and more.

Neighbor Nights 
Get to know your neighbor...one dinner at a time!
Every other Tuesday during the school year, join us at our Neighbor Nights, sponsored in collaboration with Baylor Dept. of Multicultural Affairs. These gatherings, often hosted by multicultural student organizations, provide relational opportunities to fellowship, foster intercultural engagement, and get to know your neighbor...all while enjoying delicious food!
 
Each Neighbor Night highlights different cultures and stories from students as we share cultural cuisines prepared by students and the hosting organization.
 
Neighbor Nights are free, and open to all Baylor students, staff, and faculty! 
 
This event is organized in collaboration with the Baylor University Department of Multicultural Affairs.
Civic Life Summit 
The annual Civic Life Summit is a two-day experience held at the Mayborn Museum Complex for various campuses, churches, community leaders and concerned citizens to engage their communities in important conversations that build mutual respect and understanding across race, religion, politics and other areas of public life.
 
The Civic Life Summit features breakout sessions on various topics, ranging from restorative justice, living room conversations on race, political discourse and interfaith cooperation to specific training on deliberative work in churches and classrooms, developing frameworks and questions for dialogue and running Open Space meetings.
 
For more information about this event, previous speakers, and more visit here.
Better Together Week

Our annual Better Together Day celebration has expanded to a full week of events supporting interfaith advocacy, religious literacy, as well as appreciation for cultural and religious diversity.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Baylor University Department of Multicultural Affairs. For more information about this event, visit the Baylor Lariat article here.

Interfaith Regional Gathering (IRG)

The culminating event of Better Together Week is typically our annual Interfaith Regional Gathering held in the Spring at the Mayborn Museum at Baylor University. A conference for university students throughout the Southwest Region to gather and learn more about interfaith work and advocacy. Featuring a keynote address, trainings and breakout sessions, great food, networking, and more! 

Register to practice civic, intercultural, and interfaith literacy in your community through an exploration of these concepts.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Baylor University Department of Multicultural Affairs. For more information about this event, check out The Top 10 Things to Know About the Interfaith Regional Gathering. 

Missions & Public Life

Bobo Spiritual Life Center
500 Speight Ave.
Waco, TX 76798

(254) 710-3517