Rev. Donna E. Allen, PhD was as an Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church for fifteen years serving as a pastor in Tennessee, Missouri and California. Rev. Allen is currently the Founder and Senior Pastor of New Revelation Community Church a non-denomination church based in Oakland, California.
Dr. Allen has taught in a number of graduate schools preparing persons for ministry. She was a Graduate Fellow Instructor at Vanderbilt Divinity School, in Nashville, Tennessee, an Instructor of Preaching and Worship at Saint Paul School of Theology a United Methodist Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri, and an Assistant Professor of Preaching and Worship at Lancaster Theological Seminary of the United Church of Christ in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Currently she serves as an adjunct instructor at Pacific School of Religion and American Baptist Seminary of The West, in Berkeley, California.
Dr. Allen is a gifted preacher and teacher committed to a ministry of inclusion and liberation.