This is the schedule for REA2015. Don’t forget to visit our REA2015 website for all the other details! In particular, please make sure you register for meeting. Once you have registered and received your Sched credentials, please log in here and add the sessions you plan to attend to your personal schedule so that we can assign rooms appropriately.
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Dr. Patrick B. Reyes

Trinity Lutheran College
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and Director of the Center for Community Engagement
Everett, WA
Dr. Patrick B. Reyes is a Salinas, California raised Latin@ practical theologian, activist, writer, and popular educator. He currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and the Director of the Center of Community Engagement at Trinity Lutheran College in Washington State.

For the last 15 years his work with gang-affiliated, farmworker, and religious communities has focused on compassion and spiritual based practices for healing. He is the founder of two spirituality based groups that focus on fostering community and decolonizing religious and spiritual traditions. He consults, speaks, and offers workshops for faith communities seeking to embody their vision of justice and peace. Informed by his home community of Salinas, California, Patrick has published research focusing on the intersection of popular religiosity and social action. His work can be found in the Encyclopedia of Christian Education, Claremont Journal of Religion, Journal of Feminist Theology, Religious Education Association, and is an editor of Theopoetics: A Journal of Theological Imagination, Literature, Embodiment, and Aesthetics.

Patrick has presented his research at the regional and national levels of the American Academy of Religion and Religious Education Association, as well as a variety of local institutions. His current research looks at the intersection of decolonial theory and religious pedagogy and practice. Patrick holds a Doctorate from Claremont School of Theology, a Master of Divinity from Boston University School of Theology, and a Master of Arts from Claremont School of Theology, specializing in religious education and decolonial theory. His research interests include constructing a Latin@ practical theology and searching for the sacred in the midst and aftermath of trauma and violence.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, November 7