All blog posts in the 'Faith in Action' category

Holiday Hunger: What is it? How can your church respond?

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 19/12/2016 - 12:28

Hannah Widdows from MakeLunch tells us how churches can help to make sure children do not go hungry in the holidays.

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Welcoming Refugees in the Syrian Kitchen at All Hallows Church

Submitted by Ellis on Wed, 14/12/2016 - 11:14

In the midst of hostility towards refugees and asylum seekers, All Hallows Church in Leeds have welcomed refugees into their community. Revd Heston Groenewald explains how students have got involved, and the impact the project has had.

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How to spread the love and goodwill this Christmas!

Submitted by Ruth on Mon, 12/12/2016 - 11:45

Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth Wilde, says that at the end of a tough year, we need more than ever to remain resolutely positive and to promote peace and cooperation. 

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Faith and Frontiers Today

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 15/11/2016 - 11:11

James Blackhall recaps a thought-provoking day at the recent ‘Faith and Frontiers Today’ event in Coventry, organised by Project Bonhoeffer

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‘Feed my Sheep!’ – SCM joins End Hunger UK campaign

Submitted by Ruth on Mon, 31/10/2016 - 12:20

SCM is joining the End Hunger UK campaign - here's how you can get involved & join the movement to end the scandal of hunger in the UK once and for all.

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Confronted With Christ (In a Full Dress Kilt)

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 31/10/2016 - 10:53

Dan Cruickshank writes about how he was confronted with Christ - in the face of refugees - during the opening night of the SCM students gathering in Glasgow.

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The Refugee Campaign so far…

Submitted by Ruth on Mon, 17/10/2016 - 10:55

Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth, reflects on the SCM Refugee Campaign a year on.

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The Role of the Church in Declaring Black Lives Matter

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 10/10/2016 - 15:12

PhD student, Omari Hutchinson, asks 'How can the church speak prophetically to challenge and stand against racial injustice?'

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Affirming and Celebrating Christian LGBTQI+ Work

Submitted by Ruth on Mon, 03/10/2016 - 17:37

Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth Wilde, and LGBTQI representative on SCM General Council, Caitlin Wakefield, attended an event called ‘The Gathering’, organised by LGCM (the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement) in London on Saturday 1st October. Ruth reflects on the meeting.

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My Mental Health and University

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 03/10/2016 - 11:04

Following recent studies showing that mental illness has soared among young women in the UK, and that university mental health services are struggling with a 50% increase in demand, a student who would prefer to remain anonymous reflects on her struggles with mental illness at university. 

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