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A huge step forward, but at the same time only a tiny step forward

16 Feb 2023

A disclaimer: I am one person. I am writing here having attended the General Synod on the 8th and 9th February as an observer on behalf of SCM. However, that is not to say this the content of this blog represents the whole views of SCM. You may read this blog and feel differently, and that’s...

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Holocaust Memorial Day Liturgy

26 Jan 2023

Watch our Holocaust Memorial Day service on Youtube.

Welcome and explanation

Welcome to our virtual service for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). HMD is a day of remembrance for all lives lost to genocide throughout history, as well as a...

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SCM Statement on Church of England proposals for LGBTQ+ inclusion

18 Jan 2023

The Student Christian Movement in Britain, and especially its LGBTQ+ Anglican members, express deep disappointment at the news that Church of England bishops have not recommended that the Church adopt marriage equality for all. After the vulnerability and good faith with which LGBTQ+ members of...

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Being and Belonging: A New Vision for SCM

11 Oct 2022

SCM has been around for over 130 years. Our charitable purposes haven’t changed in decades. So, you might be forgiven for wondering why we needed to have a review and refocus of our strategy over the last year!

In case you are interested, here’s what our constitution says we are here for...

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25 Aug 2022

The Student Christian Movement have launched their new campaign, ‘Honest Church’, this weekend at the Greenbelt Festival. The campaign calls on all churches to be transparent about the welcome that LGBTQ+ people receive in their church, asking church leaders to reflect on what they teach, imply...

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Statement on Greenbelt

23 Aug 2022

We love Greenbelt. We don’t love their decision to platform people who are known to have transphobic views.

We have made it very clear in conversations with senior staff at Greenbelt that we disagree with their decision to headline Richard Dawkins and include others with transphobic views...

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These Are Our Bodies Too: Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Explained

5 May 2022

On 2nd May 2022, political news outlet Politico published a leaked draft ruling of the United States Supreme Court in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. If published officially by the Court, the ruling would strike down Roe v Wade and end federal constitutional...

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SCM Statement on The Nationality and Borders Bill

23 Mar 2022

The Nationality and Borders Bill took a step closer to becoming law yesterday, with MPs rejecting a number of amendments that had been voted on by...

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Stand for election to General Council

17 Mar 2022
Are you passionate about the work of SCM? Do you want an opportunity to develop your skills? 
Stand for election to General Council!

As a student-led movement, the views of our members are at the heart of everything that we do. ...

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