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!

  • Prepare for the business meeting (posted on 3 November 2020)

    All members of REA are encouraged to attend the annual business meeting, to be held virtually via zoom this year during our Fall Gathering. It is important to review the documents and agenda for that meeting in advance.

  • Fall gathering begins this Thursday! (posted on 3 November 2020)

    The challenges of navigating a pandemic have led the leaders of REA to postpone our annual conference until this coming summer, but in the meantime we are hosting a free, online (through zoom) fall gathering from Thursday, November 5th through Sunday, November 9th. Once you register you can drop in and out of the zoom ...

  • October eREACH available (posted on 23 October 2020)

    If you are a member of REA, you should already have received your October 2020 eREACH. But if not, you can now access it here at our website. It’s chock full of information, including the schedule for our fully online — and free! — 2020 fall gathering which will take place November 5-8. Quick tip: ...

  • Church in color: Free web symposium on youth (posted on 2 October 2020)

    Nazarene Theological Seminary is offering an event on November 12th: Church in color: Addressing racial identity and racism with children and youth. Several REA members will be presenting!

  • Rabbi Dr. Sarah Tauber has died (posted on 1 September 2020)

    We are deeply saddened to share the news that Rabbi Dr. Sarah Tauber has died. Sarah had a very rapid, seven-week decline from pancreatic cancer and is survived by her parents, Joseph and Phyllis, her brother Daniel, and her two young adult children, Benjamin and Hannah. She was an incredible colleague—she co-founded the Religious Persecution & ...

  • Pop-up Zoom August 12 (posted on 11 August 2020)

    We are experimenting with “pop-up zoom” meetings — the first is tomorrow, August 12th 9 pm NYC time (10 am August 13 Seoul time). All are welcome to join us for a syllabus/teaching brainstorming session. Please register in advance.

  • Islam and Western Secular Modernity: A Conversation with Nilüfer Göle (posted on 4 August 2020)

    The Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs is hosting a zoom conversation with noted scholar Nilüfer Göle on Thursday, August 6th at 12:30pm EDT. This free event requires a pre-registration, with details available on the event’s website.

  • August 12th Teaching/Syllabus Brainstorming Session (posted on 4 August 2020)

    Who is on your syllabus? What practices are you teaching? Are they current, relevant, representative of global voices and meeting the needs of students right now? We find ourselves in a very unknown place this fall. We will be teaching students, many online for the first time, during a global pandemic in a time of great ...

  • Meet & Greet our new Exec! (posted on 4 August 2020)

    Join us at 9 am central, 13 GMT — today, August 4 — for a zoom “meet & greet” with our new executive secretary Dr. Lakisha Lockhart. Find us via zoom (link was also published in the latest eREACH).

  • REA 2020 Postponed (posted on 11 May 2020)

    After careful consideration of all of the issues, the REA Steering Committee has decided to postpone our annual meeting to July 6-9, 2021. In doing so we realize there are many things that will have to change, but we feel very strongly that the REA community does its best work — both in scholarship and teaching ...

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