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!

  • Wabash Center August Teaching Links (posted on 2 August 2014)

    This month’s Teaching Links, the e-newsletter of the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion, encourages applications for their $20,000 grants and even offers grant-coaching to improve your chances of obtaining one!  There is also a list of Wabash Center events at AAR/SBL, including a sign-up for the Friday, Nov. 21, workshop ...

  • "A Mighty Oak Has Fallen: Dr. Vincent Harding" (posted on 21 May 2014)

    Dr. Vincent Harding, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s colleague and a theologian, historian, and nonviolent activist, died May 19, 2014. Born in Harlem, educated at Columbia and the University of Chicago, and Chair of the History and Sociology Department at Spelman College, Dr. Harding was a Mennonite pastor who was strongly opposed to the Vietnam War. ...

  • Youth Ministry: Now! presents Dr. Yolanda Smith on Teaching the Bible (posted on 30 April 2014)

    On May 7, Dr. Yolanda Smith will give a lecture entitled, “Exploring the Bible with Contemporary Youth,” on the Yale Divinity School campus. The event includes a free lunch, which is served at noon. Dr. Smith will explore the multiple ways to teach the Bible to technologically savvy youth. She will focus on equipping young people ...

  • Mark DeVries presentation for Youth Ministry: Now! on April 2 (posted on 27 March 2014)

    Youth Ministry: Now! welcomes Mark DeVries on April 2 for the ongoing lecture series on dynamic youth ministry. All are welcome to the Yale Divinity School campus for a luncheon and lecture with Mark DeVries on Wednesday, April 2. DeVries is the founder of Youth Ministry Architects and the associate pastor for youth and their ...

  • Livestreamed: Rodger Nishioka on "Youth Ministry and Technology" (posted on 5 March 2014)

    March 12, 12:30 p.m. EST.     Youth Ministry: Now!, a program of the Yale Center for Faith and Culture, presents Dr. Rodger Nishioka on “Youth Ministry and Technology,” on the Yale Divinity School campus. The event includes a free lunch, beginning at noon. Dr. Nishioka will explore the best techniques for doing youth ministry in a ...

  • Symposium on Urban Youth Ministry, June 2-6, Yale Divinity School (posted on 1 March 2014)

    Yale Divinity School, New Haven, CT, will host a week-long symposium June 2-6, 2014: God Power! Youth Power! Transforming the City: A Yale Symposium on Building and Sustaining Urban Youth Ministries. This week-long offering will include both morning and afternoon courses. In the mornings, there will be daily lectures and lunches by leading scholars and practitioners ...

  • Youth Ministry: Now! presents Dr. Evelyn Parker on Youth Ministry and Race (posted on 30 January 2014)

    On February 5, Youth Ministry: Now! will sponsor Dr. Evelyn Parker at Yale Divinity School speaking on “The Elephant in the Room: Conversations about Race with Youth.” Dr. Parker is the associate professor of practical theology and associate dean for academic affairs at the Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University. Lunch is served ...

  • Theology & Disability: Free Online Audio- and Video-files (posted on 17 December 2013)

    The fifth annual Summer Institute on Theology and Disability will be held the week of June 16-20, 2014 in partnership with Highland Park United Methodist Church and Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. A primary goal of the Summer Institute is to make its speakers and major sessions available and accessible to ...

  • Seminars on Teaching Interfaith Understanding (posted on 14 October 2013)

    The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and Interfaith Youth Core (IFYC) have announced two multidisciplinary seminars on Teaching Interfaith Understanding for full-time faculty members. The seminars will broaden faculty members’ knowledge and perspective to help them strengthen the teaching of interfaith understanding, develop new courses and other resources, and encourage the development of a growing ...

  • Youth Ministry: Now! A Free Luncheon and Lecture Series at Yale AND streamed online (posted on 23 September 2013)

    Lay and ordained leaders are welcomed to explore their shared commitment to the faith and flourishing of our young with the 2013-14 Youth Ministry: Now! lecture series. Each gathering offers a presentation by a renowned scholar on a foundational issue in the field. All eight lectures include a catered lunch and opportunities for networking with ...

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