The Railroad Evangelistic Association (REA) exists to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ to the entire railroad community worldwide and to promote mutual Christian fellowship among those in the railway passenger industry, railroad freight industry, model railroad hobbyists and all rail fan enthusiasts. 


    REA is also registered as on the webpage and is recognized internationally with RailHopeInternational, the world wide train ministry.

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We believe everyone, everywhere– needs to be on the right track to Heaven through a relationship with Jesus Christ.

Above is pictured Luther S. Harkey, (1885-1949) at the throttle of engine 1646, founder of the Railroad Evangelistic Association. Incorporated in 1941. Proclaiming the Good News of Christ since 1938 through the Railroad Evangelist magazine, “All Aboard!”


The Railroad Evangelist Magazine---

All Aboard!” Magazine has been in print since 1938, and we are always looking for original Railroad related photos, drawings or paintings. We also want to include your stories, articles, and personal testimonies (300 – 800 words) or poems that would be of interest to thr readers of the Railroad Evangelist magazine.  Currently, the Railroad Evangelist magazine is published three times a year in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Typed material is appreciated and all Material sent in,  will be returned upon request.  REA does not have a paid staff and we are unable to pay for yout stories, testimonies or photos—but they will be returned to you upon request.      We Thank You.    All Aboard !


Please send all photos, testimonies, poems and Railroad related stories to:

Mr. Joe Spooner


PO Box 5026

Vancouver, WA 98668  or to

REA President

Rail Road Conductor (Ret) and National Leader in Railway Ministry

Chris Harkey

Vice President


David Wiegand

Vice President

Outreach (and International Representative)

Donald Howell

Publicity Chairman

Maha Nesheiwat


National Chaplain, Pastor at Abundant Life Church, Stephen City, VA

Chapter President of Northern Virginia REA

REA Life Member and Railway Retiree

Rev. Paul Campbell

Editor ALL ABOARD Magazine

Railway Evangelistic Association

REA Life Member and Key Leader

Mr. Joe Spooner

Representative to IRM Webmaster, EMail Prayer line and REA Information:
International Outreach Ministry and REA Life Member

Col(US Army-Ret) Don Howell

REA International Liason with RailHope (IRM)

Representative with RailHopeIndia

Pastor Arul Raj (Pastor and IRM Outreach)

Membership & Donations:

Membership, Accountant & REA Life Member

Mr. Jim Bliss, REA

Contact any of us if you want to start a local or state Chapter or to get any REA information

All Aboard!

“We serve as Encouragers, Chaplains, and Prayer Leaders for all who love the Lord!”

  • Passsenger Rail
  • Freight Rail
  • Subway-Commuter Rail
  • Model Railroading


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