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Rach's Diary - April at my desk

20 Apr 2017

I started April by taking some annual leave, which I filled with a conference, two weddings and three days of a holiday club. Since then I've not worked a full week, with bank holidays for Easter and a bit of TOIL to use up -  I'm getting accustomed to three and a half or four day working weeks...

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Rach's Diary - What a Picture

30 Mar 2017

Whenever I get asked what I do at work, I always say that every day is different. This is still the case. I've recently been a bit more grounded in Manchester, but my job still has a great variety to it. 

Last Thursday SCM Manchester had a social evening so we ate pizza and played a card...

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Rach's Diary - Called to be and beyond

22 Mar 2017

Last time I blogged I was one day away from the biggest weekend I've had with SCM, 'Called to be...' the Student Gathering in Manchester. You can read how we summed it up, or how...

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#EndHungerUK Update: Expanding the Food Exchange Project at Birmingham University

21 Mar 2017

As a follow up to the productive meeting with Gisela Stuart MP in January, students from Cathsoc, Angsoc and Methsoc at the University of Birmingham met with Ben Bailey,...

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Vocation Is For Everyone

20 Mar 2017

The last three years of my life have seen more all-nighters, last-minute panics, existential crises, terrible essays, and general laziness than (almost) the rest of my life. They have also seen more joy, hard work, excitement, deep friendship, country walks, self-belief and discovery than the...

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Exploring Vocation at ‘Called to be’ SCM Gathering in Manchester

14 Mar 2017

We were thrilled to bring together students from across Britain for an SCM Gathering in Manchester, where they heard from Fr Timothy Radcliffe, O.P., who spoke on the theme of vocation and calling. The event took place from 10-12 March 2017, and brought together over thirty students from...

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Rach's Diary - To Liverpool and back again

9 Mar 2017

You may remember that last week I'd been to Liverpool on Monday. I continued in that fashion with a trip there on Wednesday evening too, travelling from Manchester via Birmingham to vist the SCM office. Wednesday's visit was to join St Bride's Church for their student...

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SCM Publishes Liturgy for International Women's Day 2017

8 Mar 2017

SCM has published a new liturgy celebrating International Women’s Day (8 March), which is available to view and use on the SCM blog. The service outline focuses on the theme for International Women’s...

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York Christian Focus Joins the Movement

6 Mar 2017

SCM is delighted to welcome members of York Christian Focus to the movement, as one of our newest affiliated student groups. The group, based at the University of York, is an ecumenical fellowship that meets every week for discussion and conversation about faith.

We speak with Jack...

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Universal Day of Prayer for Students 2017: Student Groups and Churches Unite In Prayer

1 Mar 2017

Student groups and churches across the UK and around the world joined together on 19 February to celebrate the Universal Day of Prayer for Students (Student Sunday). They came together around the theme ‘All Are Welcome’ to offer prayers of support for university students and...

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