Chris Ed Network series

Dr. Diane Shallue, long time member of the REA and past president of the Lutheran Association of Christian Educators (now the Christian Education Network of the ELCA) invites REA members to join her in a shared reflection on the five gifts of discipleship. The free series of zoom events begins May 30th. More information available online.

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DRE opening in Fort Huachuca, AZ

There is a full-time opening for a director of religious education at Fort Huachuca, AZ. Deadline to apply is May 15th, and details are available online.

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REA2019 Call for Proposals deadline has been extended to May 15th

Coexistence in Divided Societies: Pedagogies of the Sacred, of Difference, and of Hope.

The deadline to respond to the call for proposals for the Religious Education Association Annual Meeting has been extended to May 15th. The meeting will take place in Toronto, Ontario, 1-3 November 2019. Our theme this year is “Coexistence in Divided Societies: Pedagogies of the Sacred, of Difference, and of Hope.” Please note that our call process is a double-blind peer review process, and you do not need to be a member to submit a proposal. If your proposal is accepted, however, you will need to join to be able to present.

Please also note that while there are some travel funds available to graduate students, in order to be eligible to apply for such funds you must propose a research interest group paper or present a paper as part of a collaborative session.

Submissions Welcome — Deadline 15 May

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European Network of Animal Studies in Theology

The European Network of Animal Studies in Theology announces a conference that will take place September 24-26 in Dortmund, Germany. Many more details available online.

There is also a flyer available to share.

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Principle Investigator, religious workforce project, Wesley Seminary

Wesley Seminary has a job opening for a principal investigator in a non tenure track, grant funded position through the Lewis Center for Church Leadership. Looking for a sociologist of religion or practical theologian as it is qualitative research. The link is under “faculty openings

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Please help to publicize our conference!

The deadline for responding to the CFP for our upcoming November meeting in Toronto is May 1st. One way to help publicize the meeting is to share our most recent eREACH, which has details about the various plenaries. We have also made flyers available that you can download and print to post.

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DRE opening at Fort Knox, KY

The Army has posted a full-time position of DRE at Fort Knox in Kentucky. More details available online.

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2nd Int’l Conference on Catholic Religious Education

A “date claimer” has just been released, asking people to hold February 11-14, 2020 for the second international conference on Catholic Religious Education. More details are available in a flyer that can also be shared.

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REA Statement on the Mosque Attack in Christchurch, NZ

Today the Steering Committee of the Board of the Religious Education Association issued a statement on the mosque attack in Christchurch, NZ. We urge you to share it widely.

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REA2019 Proposal Submission Process now open

The electronic submission process for REA2019 is now open! Please make sure to read the guidelines for submission carefully before beginning your proposal.

Let’s share this out widely — remember that people do not need to be members of the Association to make a proposal (although they will need to join if their proposal is accepted).

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