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!

  • Save the date! Cátedra Freire (posted on 23 November 2016)

    March 23-25, 2017 Sponsored by the Hispanic-Latino/a Center at Garrett – Evangelical Theological Seminary, the 2017 Cátedra Paulo Freire will explore the notion of hope from a variety of angles identifying where small seeds of hope are germinating and multiplying despite the current desolate and hardened soils of our communities and cities. In a world traumatized ...

  • Two Godly Play conferences planned (posted on 3 August 2016)

    The 5th European Godly Play Conference will take place on September 16-19, 2016 at the Semarah Hotel Lielupe on the Baltic Sea and Jurmala, near Riga, Latvia.  Just prior to that conference, on September 15-16, a pre-conference entitled “European Perspectives on Godly Play Research” will be held at the same venue. The 7th North American Godly Play Conference will take ...

  • Childhood, faith and the media (posted on 6 May 2016)

    The symposium on ‘Childhood, Faith and the Media’ is a plenary of the Leverhulme Trust-funded ‘Faith on the Air: a religious educational broadcasting history’ project at the University of Worcester. This one-day conference will provide an opportunity to engage in research-informed discussion of issues in religious broadcasting for children and young people in historical and contemporary ...

  • John Dewey celebration (posted on 18 March 2016)

    The John Dewey Society will be celebrating the Centennial of the publication of John Dewey’s magisterial Democracy and Education in Washington DC on April 7 and 8, 2016. The Centennial Conference will take place the historic Thurgood Marshall Center – where Thurgood Marshall and his NAACP colleagues developed the legal strategies for victory over school segregation ...

  • Academy of Religious Leadership meeting April 14-16 (posted on 18 March 2016)

    The Academy of Religious Leadership invites REA members to its Annual Gathering in Chicago, April 14-16, 2016 at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile. The meeting will begin on Thursday evening at 8pm (reception) and conclude Saturday at noon. The Steering Team of ARL looks forward to reconnecting with people in April. The presenters include new and long-time members ...

  • FTE Christian Leadership Forum (posted on 1 March 2016)

    Join over 200 passionate, faithful leaders at FTE’s 2016 Christian Leadership Forum June 1-4, 2016 at the Georgia Tech Conference Center. Come exchange ideas, address challenges within your ministry, and explore how you might ignite young leaders in your midst to boldly lead differently through the church. If you are a pastor, chaplain, campus minister, leader of a ...

  • Forum: Transforming Racialized Divides (posted on 24 February 2016)

    If you happen to be in the Cambridge, MA area on March 24th from 6 – 8:30 pm, step over to the Harvard Divinity School for a forum on “Transforming Racialized Divides in the US: Insights from the African-European American Experience” featuring Leah Gunning-Francis and David Anderson Hooker. The event is free and open to the ...

  • REA2015 final plenary (posted on 22 February 2016)

    This is the fifth and final plenary session of the Religious Education Association’s 2015 annual meeting, held in Atlanta, Georgia. Program chair and incoming president Harold “Bud” Horell focused on the imagery of religious education and continuing the conversation as the association moves forward into the future. https://vimeo.com/151239363

  • Graham Rossiter presentation (posted on 8 February 2016)

    The third plenary session of the REA annual meeting in 2015 featured Graham Rossiter exploring the topic of media and imagination in religious education. Marisa Crawford and Katherine Turpin offered responses. https://vimeo.com/150029251

  • CFP for Theopoetics Conference (posted on 9 December 2015)

    Theopoetics: a transdisciplinary conference with workshops and dialogue is scheduled for March 18 and 19, 2016 at Boston University. This conference will be a gathering for those whose interests live at — or near — the intersection of theology with imagination, aesthetics, embodiment, and literature. The interplay of these areas with one another has come to ...

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