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Remembering Rachel Held Evans

Just scrolling through the tweets on the hashtag #BecauseofRHE is enough to give a flavour of the impact and legacy of writer Rachel Held Evans, who died last week following a sudden illness. Obituaries in the Washington Post, the New Yorker plus numerous tweets from the likes of Bishop Michael Curry, Brene Brown and Hilary […]

‘No Outsiders’ and the Importance of Solidarity Between Marginalised Groups

‘No Outsiders’ is a resource for teachers. In the last few weeks those two words have become synonymous with division for some members of the Birmingham Muslim community. For some members of the LGBTQ community, they have become synonymous with a battle for visibility and rights. Designed by a Birmingham Teacher, Andrew Moffat, who was […]

A briefing paper on the House of Bishops’ Pastoral Guidance on using the Affirmation of Baptismal Faith with transgender people

Please click on the link below to read the briefing document by Susan Gilchrist and Christina Beardsley. A briefing paper on the House of Bishops’ Pastoral Guidance on using the Affirmation of Baptismal Faith with transgender people For the associated reading list, please click here.

Reading List- Transgender People and Christianity

A selection of writing by or about transgender people relevant to the General Synod Human Sexuality Briefing Paper about the House of Bishops Guidance on using the Affirmation of Baptismal Faith with transgender people, February 2019. Althaus-Reid M. and L. Isherwood (Eds.) 2009. Trans/Formations. London: SCM. Includes chapters by Susannah Cornwall, Virginia Ramey Mollenkott, Elizabeth […]

IC sermon: Labels, identity and inclusion

The below sermon was written and delivered by Ruth Wilde, the National Coordinator of Inclusive Church at St Michael’s Aston Clinton in Buckinghamshire on the 25th November 2018. Readings for the day: Daniel 7: 9-10 & 13-14 and John 18: 33-37 ­­­­­_____________________________________________________________________________ Labels , Identity and Inclusion Thank you for inviting me to speak to […]

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