Events

A lot is happening around the religious education community. These are the latest events from our REA news stream, just click on a headline for more information. If there is an event you think the rest of the community would like to know about, just email it to us for consideration. Thanks!

  • Please consider writing on behalf of our members (posted on 6 November 2017)

    At our recent meeting in St. Louis, the REA Board decided to encourage people to write letters informing the US government about our concern over the travel ban. Several members of our association were not able to be with us in St. Louis — one in particular had a visa denied — and we all ...

  • APT CFP focused on "making justice" (posted on 10 October 2017)

    The call for papers for the upcoming Association of Practical Theology meeting has just been released. You can find the entire call online, but note that the theme of the biennial meeting to be held at Yale from April 13-15, 2018 is “Making Justice: Practical Theology, the Arts, and Transformation.” Deadline for submissions is December ...

  • Love Welcome conference, Oct. 20-21, 2017 (posted on 5 October 2017)

    The 221st (2014) General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) adopted a resolution titled “The Global Crisis for LGBT People and Their Families: A Presbyterian Church (USA) Response.” The resolution acknowledges the illegality of homosexuality in 81 countries and the persecution LGBT persons face across the globe. The resolution also encourages Presbyterians to hold in ...

  • Proposed by-law changes (posted on 2 October 2017)

    This memo serves as the official notice of proposed revisions to the REA Bylaws. A similar announcement will be posted in our newsletter, website, and social media platforms. When the REA Board of Directors proposes a change to our Bylaws, we follow the procedure outlined below. ARTICLE X AMENDMENT OR ALTERATION OF BYLAWS Section 1. These ...

  • New film grant award available to Latinx filmmakers (posted on 10 August 2017)

    The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures has created a new filmmaking grant — the “Adan Medrano Legacy Award in Film” — named to honor a wonderful artist whom many of us in REA are privileged to know as a friend. Please share the information about the grant widely in your networks, it is ...

  • Save the date: REA at AAR, November 19 (posted on 13 July 2017)

    P19-400 Religious Education Association Theme: Teaching In and For Multifaith Contexts: Concepts and Practices Sunday – 6:45 PM-8:15 PM Marriott Copley Place-Boston University (Third Level) How shall we educate our faith communities so that they can practice hospitality in the world of many faiths? How are we to prepare religious leaders who are capable of leading congregations and communities in ...

  • Early registration now open for REA 2017 (posted on 30 May 2017)

    Early registration for the 2017 REA Annual Meeting is now open. Early bird rates are only available through September 22nd, so be sure to register before the deadline. Once registered you will receive an invitation to Sched, where you can update your personal profile. In late July we will send another email via Sched inviting ...

  • Faith matters in public life (posted on 11 May 2017)

    The Nuremberg Forum, held in Germany in October 2016, discussed major aspects of public theology. Here’s a lovely overview of the event. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gY-xkmKRgY0  

  • Conference: Urban Ministry in the 21st Century (posted on 26 April 2017)

    The Cleveland Baptist Association of American Baptist Churches is holding a major national conference May 3-6 at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Independence, OH. Entitled “Understanding the Times: Urban Ministry in the 21st Century,” there are details available online.

  • CFP: Women and Gender in Religions (posted on 4 February 2017)

    Nazareth College, Hickey Center for interfaith Studies and Dialogue is pleased to announce its 4th international conference on Sacred Texts and Human Contexts: Women and Gender in Religions on July 30-August 1, 2017. The Conference is open to scholars in religious, theology, women and gender studies and other social scientists from US and abroad as ...

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