Blogs

Ukraine: Group Resources for Prayer and Reflection

By Lizzy on 9 Mar 2022

We’ve collated some resources that we hope will help you better understand the situation in Ukraine and assist you as you reflect and pray in your SCM group.

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Unpacking the Mystery of 'Ethical' Food Labels

By Lizzy on 3 Mar 2022

Is it better to buy products that are Fairtrade or Rainforest Alliance? What do those labels mean? Lizzy explains it all.

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AdLENTure - A Journey in Learning

By Alana on 1 Mar 2022

Lent, in its simplest form, is a time for learning. 

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The Greatest Speech of all Time?

By Alana on 1 Mar 2022

An extension of our most recent Everyday Theology blog about Paolo Nutini's Iron Sky, take a listen to Charlie Chaplin's famous speech from The Great Dictator (1940) and have a read of why it is, perhaps, still inescapably relevant today. 

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Three Perspectives on COP26: Liz Marsh

By SCM on 15 Feb 2022

Our second perspective on COP26 comes from Liz Marsh. First published in Movement magazine issue 165. 

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Three Perspectives on COP26: Laura Young

By SCM on 9 Feb 2022

From issue 165 of Movement Magazine. The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP26, was held in Glasgow last November. Here, three people who were there share their reflections on the conference and it’s outcomes. 

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Paolo Nutini - Iron Sky

By Alana on 8 Feb 2022

For our next Everyday Theology blog, we take at look at the theological significance of the lyrics of Iron Sky by Paolo Nutini. Links to the song and its lyrics can be found at the top of the blog! 

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Spotting the Signs of FGM (plus, how to take appropriate action)

By Lizzy on 4 Feb 2022

In our second blog looking at the practice of FGM Lizzy explores how to spot the signs and how to take appropriate action.

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The Anthropology of FGM

By Alana on 2 Feb 2022

International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM takes place every year on 6th February. This year, please take some time to think about those effected by the ritual and pray for the safety and happiness of those who will be cut that day too.  

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Srebrenica–Potočari Memorial and Cemetery for the Victims of the 1995 Genocide

Looking Towards a Future with No Genocide

By Lizzy on 25 Jan 2022

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD), which falls every year on the 27th January, is a day in which we remember those who were persecuted and died during the Holocaust and the four UN recognised genocides that have occurred since. In this blog, Lizzy reflects on her experience of meeting those who survived the Srebrenica genocide and the importance of listening to and learning from those who have experienced the horrors of the Holocaust and genocide if we are to achieve a future with no genocide.

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