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How to Join RCA


RCA members receive a subscription to the Journal of Communication and Religionand quarterly RCA Newsletter, plus discounted registration fees for the association's annual conference each November. You may join as a regular member ($50 dues per year), student member ($25 per year), or life member ($500 one-time payment). International members may select their desired category and add $10 in US currency to the amount listed. Institutions may also subscribe to the Journal of Communication and Religion for $75 per year.


To become an RCA member or renew your membership, print and fill out the RCA Membership Form, enclose a check payable in US currency to the Religious Communication Association, and mail to the address below. Your cancelled check will serve as your receipt.


Send form and payment to:

Dr Janie Harden Fritz

RCA Executive Director
340 College Hall, 600 Forbes Avenue
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA 15282


Alternatively, you may pay your RCA membership dues onlineusing PayPal by clicking the "DONATE" button below. When you are taken to the PayPal site for RCA, the first thing you must do there is enter the amount of money you are sending ($50 for a Regular Membership, $25 for a Student Membership, $500 for a Life Membership, or $75 for an institutional journal subscription). Then click the "Update Total" button.


If you already have a Paypal account then you can sign in. If you do not have a Paypal account then you must enter your credit card information.Use the box labeled "Add special instructions to the seller" on the Paypal payment page to supply your preferred mailing address and any updates to your membership details.