Category Archives: Events

Childhood, faith and the media

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 … Continue reading

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John Dewey celebration

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 … Continue reading

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Academy of Religious Leadership meeting April 14-16

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 … Continue reading

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FTE Christian Leadership Forum

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 … Continue reading

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Forum: Transforming Racialized Divides

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 … Continue reading

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REA2015 final plenary

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 … Continue reading

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Graham Rossiter presentation

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.

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CFP for Theopoetics Conference

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, … Continue reading

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Webinar on confirmation practices

Re-imagining Confirmation – Three Hopeful Shifts Webinar by Lisa Kimball, Virginia Seminary, and Terri Elton, Luther Seminary Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 11:00 am EST What is the meaning and purpose of confirmation as church affiliation in North America declines? What … Continue reading

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REA at AAR

At this year’s AAR Annual Meeting in Atlanta (November 21-24) the official REA session  (P21-403) will be moderated by Kathy Winings, our current Chair of the Standing Committee for Religious Education in Faith Communities. Titled “Valuing the Teaching of Religion: Connecting, Disrupting, Transforming … Continue reading

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