Pamela Payne Allen

Taking the next step in Inclusive Language — Pamela Payne Allen, USA

Pamela Payne Allen wrote the article, “Taking the next step in Inclusive Language” for The Christian Century in 1986.  This was in the same period that the hymn writers,Brian Wren and Frank Birch Brown, were introducing our congregations to fully inclusive lyrics. Thirty years later, with the majority of our churches continuing to use male-dominated […]

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God is not a she…not a he — Brian Wren

God is not a she, God is not a he, God is not an it or a maybe. God is a moving, loving, doing, knowing, growing mystery. From The Song of Three Children, libretto copyright © Brian Wren, 1986, copied from the article “Taking the Next Step in Inclusive Language” by Pamela Payne Allen which […]

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Words Matter

God speaks the universe into creation. Words of kindness create goodness; words of cruelty create hurt. Our words matter. Jump to… Creative and Refreshing liturgy for today’s church Liberated Liturgy “Creative and Refreshing liturgy for today’s church “Creative and Refreshing liturgy for today’s church…” How does the progressive twenty-first century minister or worship leader find inspiring authentic, grounded […]

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