REA Fall Gathering 2020 Schedule

Schedule for the REA Fall Gathering 2020 on Zoom. The Zoom link has been sent to all who registered, if you have not received it please check your spam folder and if you cannot find it then please contact us at info [at] religiouseducation [dot] net.

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All times in Eastern U.S. Time Zone (UTC -5).

Thursday, 5 November
8:00am – 9:30am
Times Like These
This will be a structured time to decompress and dialogue about the current state of the world (i.e. global pandemic, economic crisis, racial injustice, election, etc).
9:30am – 11:30am
REA Board Meeting
Open to REA Board members only.
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Conversation & Connection Time
Unstructured catching up, connecting, and open conversation.
2:30pm – 4:30pm
Orientation, Introduction to REA & Lightning Talks
This will be a brief orientation for new members and introduction for all to REA. There will be time for Lightning Talks, when people have 90 seconds to speak about something they are passionate about or currently working on.
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Why REA? Why Now?
This plenary will be a time to think about why we are a part of REA and what REA might be called to do and be as we move forward.
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Black Experience Working Group Meeting
Planning meeting for the Black Experience Working Group.
8:00pm – 9:00pm
Conversation & Connection Time
Unstructured catching up, connecting, and open conversation.
Friday, 6 November
8:00am – 9:30am
From Lament to Advocacy: Black Religious Education And Public Ministry
This plenary will be led by the Black Experience Working Group, and explores the powerful new book by the same name: From Lament to Advocacy: Black Religious Education and Public Ministry.
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Conversation & Connection Time
Rev. Dr. Sarah Erickson, President of Association of Leaders in Lifelong Learning for Ministry (ALLLM), will be available to discuss ALLLM from Noon-1pm.
2:30pm – 4:30pm
Highlight on Horizons
Conversation about how to use the Horizon Book Series in the classroom. The conversation will include Jack L Seymour (Horizons co-editor, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary), Mai-Anh Tran (Horizons co-editor, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary), Sheryl Kujawa-Holbrook (Claremont School of Theology), Emily Peck-McClain (Wesley Theological Seminary), and Patrick Manning (Seton Hall University).
7:00pm – 8:00pm
Adolescent Girls Working Group Meeting
8:00pm – 9:00pm
Conversation & Connection Time
Unstructured catching up, connecting, and open conversation.
Saturday, 7 November
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Conversation & Connection Time
Unstructured catching up, connecting, and open conversation.
8:00pm – 9:00pm
Conversation & Connection Time
Unstructured catching up, connecting, and open conversation.
Sunday, 8 November
9:30am – 11:30am
Business Meeting
All are welcome at the business meeting, but only REA members will be allowed to participate in voting. Materials for the meeting are available.
12:00pm – 2:00pm
REA Advisory Council
Open to REA Advisory Council members only.
2:30pm – 4:30pm
REA Board Meeting
Open to REA Board members only.
8:00pm – 9:00pm
Hope for Tomorrow / What’s Next
This will be a structured time to wrap up our time together by expressing our plans for moving forward and the hopes that will carry us through these times.

See the schedule on Google Calendar.