All blog posts in the 'Faith in Action' category

‘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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After the Trident Vote in Parliament: What Next?

Submitted by SCM on Thu, 18/08/2016 - 18:31

Laurence Hall, PhD student at the University of Essex, reflects from a Quaker perspective on the recent vote by the UK parliament to renew the nuclear deterrent Trident.

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Why the church needs to move beyond growth

Submitted by Ruth on Mon, 15/08/2016 - 16:12

SCM member and Unitarian Robin Hanford reflects on the church's obsession with growth.

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Why you need to go to church this Sunday

Submitted by Ruth on Mon, 08/08/2016 - 15:39

SCM member and Unitarian Robin Hanford reflects on the recent murder of a Catholic priest in France and encourages us all to go to church this week.

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Healing Divisions: Life Post-Brexit

Submitted by Ruth on Thu, 21/07/2016 - 16:57

Alex Taylor, SCM member from Holy Trinity Students in Aberystwyth, reflects on life in the UK post-Brexit.

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