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Responding to #MeToo

Submitted by SCM on Thu, 14/12/2017 - 12:15

SCM Member David Harvey responds to the recent #MeToo hashtag.

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Rach's Diary - SCM Christmas

Submitted by Rach Collins on Mon, 11/12/2017 - 16:33

Last week the SCM staff team celebrated the coming of Jesus, and Rach went on all her usual adventures.

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Zimbabwe: Coup/Not a Coup

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 11/12/2017 - 14:44

Nellia Mazarura, Zimbabwean student at Northampton University, tells of the frightening experience of leaving her home country to study in the UK, while her loved ones were living in an increasingly dangerous, unstable situation. 

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The Fear of Missing Out

Submitted by Rob_C on Thu, 07/12/2017 - 13:05

The ‘fear of missing out’ is an epidemic that is stressing out us Millennials. We have a constant view to the world through the window known as Social Media, where we spend a fair amount of time refreshing the same pages looking at the highlights of other people’s lives, and wondering why we’re not having as much fun/wearing the right clothes/living our best lives* (*delete as appropriate).

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Joy in Enough: Economics for People and Planet

Submitted by SCM on Mon, 04/12/2017 - 11:51

SCM member and postgrad student, Adam Spiers, tells us about the recent Joy in Enough 'big workshop' in Sheffield.

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Advent Resources 2017!

Submitted by Ruth N on Fri, 01/12/2017 - 16:03

Advent is a season of preparation; waiting and reflecting in hopeful anticipation of the coming of Christ to our broken world. We’ve rounded up some of the best resources on offer for Advent 2017 to help you still your inner person and prepare for Christmas.

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Many trans people are in danger for their lives, and some Christians don't help

Submitted by SCM on Tue, 28/11/2017 - 17:28

Tina Beardsley writes about the recent hostility towards trans people and parents of trans children in the media.

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Rach's Diary - Special Saturdays and the Weeks Inbetween

Submitted by Rach Collins on Mon, 27/11/2017 - 16:48

Rach has yet again been all over the place! Catch up with her latest adventures on the blog.

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Sexual Predators, #metoo and #churchtoo

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 22/11/2017 - 17:05

Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth Wilde, writes about the viral social media hashtag #metoo and how the new hashtag #churchtoo is exposing the problems of abuse in the churches.

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Durham SCM Groups: Building Inclusive Faith Communities in the North East

Submitted by SCM on Wed, 22/11/2017 - 10:17

Alex Akhurst - Anglican Representative for Durham Joint Anglican and Methodist Society – gives an update on what his SCM group has been up to this term, including a summary of their recent panel event with Inclusive Church.

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