SCM News

Catch up with all the latest news from SCM


SCM has published a new set of resources to enable churches, student groups and other communities to celebrate Student Sunday 2017 – a global day of prayer for students.


Logan Boese, the Chair of the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF) North America committee, calls for continued solidarity and advocacy after Donald Trump is elected US President on 9 November 2016.


There is a significant lack of support for young Christians going to university, with some church leaders holding mixed views about the impact of university on a person’s faith, according to a new study published by SCM.


The Student Christian Movement is joining forces with 12 UK charities for the End Hunger UK campaign, aiming to end the scandal of food poverty in the UK once and for all.


Students, SCM members and groups from across Britain met for a weekend gathering in Glasgow in October, hearing from Syrian refugees, taking part in a host of workshops and Bible studies, and spending time together in prayer and reflection.


We recap our two-day training course – Effective Student Work Training – which brought student leaders, student workers and chaplaincy assistants together to explore leadership, discipleship, and creating inclusive communities.


At SCM’s main panel discussion from Greenbelt 2016, we asked whether there were different approaches to student Christianity, and how we as churches, individuals and communities might best support those going to university in their exploration of faith.


SCM hosted a morning worship and reflection session on the liberation of Dalit Christians during the Greenbelt 2016 festival. Freddie Alexander was there and reflects on a ‘standout service’ full of solemnity, solidarity and unity.


Andrew Topping from Birmingham MethSoc finds a much needed sense of calm and peace during SCM’s opening worship session at Greenbelt 2016.


We chat with Revd Chris Dowd, minister of URC Hull Churches Ministry Team and honorary URC chaplain at the University of Hull, about a new student community he is planning to build in the city, and why student leadership is so important.