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Inclusive Language Guidelines


UCC Brochure

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Ohio Conference United Church of Christ
Inclusive Language Guidlines

United Church of Christ Disabilities Ministries 
Inclusive Language Resource

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Publishing Standards Manual

Taking the Next Step in Inclusive Language
by Pamela Payne Allen

Episcopal Church
Discussion Questions on Inclusive-Expansive Language Issues & Women's Leadership for Use with Young Adult Conversation Circles

Suggested Inclusive Language Resources

Worship Resources

Book of Worship. United Church of Christ, 1986

An Inclusive Language Lectionary (readings for cycles A, B, and C), The Pilgrim Press, 1986

Imaging the Word, Vols, 1, 2, 3, United Church Press, 1994, 1995, 1996

Bread for the Journey: Resources for Worship by Ruth Duck, ed., The Pilgrim Press, 1981

Flames of the Spirit: Resources for Worship by Ruth Duck, ed., The Pilgrim Press, 1985

Touch Holiness: Resources for Worship by Ruth C. Duck and Maren C. Tirabassi, The Pilgrim Press 1990

Gifts of Many Cultures: Worship Resources for the Global Community by Maren C. Tirabassi and Kathy Wonson Eddy, The Pilgrim Press, 1995

Blessing New Voices: Prayers of Young People and Worship Resources for Youth Ministry by Maren C. Tirabassi, The Pilgrim Press, 2000

Daybook for New Voices: A Calendar of Reflections and Prayers By and for Youth by Maren C. Tirabassi, The Pilgrim Press, 2005

An Improbable Gift of Blessing: Prayers to Nurture the Spirit by Maren C. Tirabassi and Joan Jordan Grant, United Church Press, 1998

Faith Made Visible: Shaping the Human Spirit in Sculpture and Word by Charles R. McCollough and Maren C. Tirabassi, The Pilgrim Press, 2000

Before the Amen: Creative Resources for Worship by Maren C. Tirabassi, The Pilgrim Press 2007

Faithful and Fair: Transcending Sexist Language in Worship by Keith Watkins, Abingdon Press, 1981

Image Breaking, Image Building:  A Handbook for Creative Worship with Women of Christian Tradition by Linda Clark, Marian Ronan and Eleanor Walker, Pilgrim Press, 1981

In Wisdom's Path: Discovering the Sacred in Every Season by Jan Richardson, Pilgrim Press, 2000

Whispers of God: Liturgical Resources for Year B by Lavon Baylor, Pilgrim Press, 1987

Woman Prayer, Woman Song:  Resources for Ritual by Miriam Therese Winter, Crossroad Publishing Company, 1987


The New Century Hymnal, The Pilgrim Press, 1995

New Century Psalter, United Church Press, 2000

The Language of the New Century Hymnal by Arthur Clyde, The Pilgrim Press, 1996

Discovering the New Century Hymnal by Arthur Clyde, The Pilgrim Press, 1999

Circles of Care: Hymns and Songs by Ruth Duck, The Pilgrim Press, 1998

Inclusive Hymnals A Singing Faith by Jane Parker Huber, Westminster Press, 1987

Everflowing Streams by Ruth Duck and Michael Bausch, eds., Pilgrim Press, 1981

Inclusive Language Hymns based on The Pilgrim Hymnal, The First Congregational Church in Amherst, MA, 1984

Inclusive Translations of Scripture

The New Testament and Psalms: An Inclusive Version. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995

Inclusive Language Lectionary, Years A (1983), B (1984), C (1985), New York: National Council of Churches

Inclusive Language Psalms, Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 1987

The Inclusive Bible: The First Egalitarian Translation, Priests for Equality, 2007



Rev. Susan A. Blain
Minister for Worship, Liturgy and Spiritual Formation
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44115