Blogs

The Crucifixion as Unity

By SCM on 26 Jan 2023

Edmund reflects on the crucifixion as a consequence of a life lived in true unity, and changing heart's with actions not words.

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Holocaust Memorial Day Liturgy

By SCM on 26 Jan 2023

A liturgy for SCM's Holocaust Memorial Day service.

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Finding God in Old Places: An Ex-Evangelical Perspective on Unity

By SCM on 23 Jan 2023

SCM Member Anika shares some reflections on unity, togetherness, and disagreement for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

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Finding the Divine (And Yourself) in Silence, Stillness, and Rest

By Grace Stewart on 20 Jan 2023

A lot of us really struggle with silence. This isn’t entirely our fault: silence, stillness, and rest can be hard to find under the capitalist urge to keep working and doing and consuming. Self-care, while it has a place, is also largely centred around doing things rather than just resting, and is still often tied to the idea of ‘self-improvement’.

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SCM Statement on Church of England proposals for LGBTQ+ inclusion

By tompacker on 18 Jan 2023

SCM responds to the recent decision of the House of Bishops not to recommended marriage equality for all in the Church of England, Jan 2023.

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Jammy Biscuits Recipe (from The SCM Cookbook!)

By Lisa_M on 15 Dec 2022

One of my favourite Christmas traditions is baking sweet treats to share with friends and family, whether it's creating elaborate gingerbread structures with my husband (pre-children!) or making brownies with my two boys.

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Finding the Divine in Death

By Grace Stewart on 29 Nov 2022

Content Warning: This blog contains discussions of death and grief and allusions to domestic violence; reader discretion is advised.

I kind of like going to funerals. I find them calming, and hopeful, and a good chance to catch up with people you haven’t seen in ages. I know that’s weird; it’s only one of many weird things about me, but it is weird nonetheless. It makes people uncomfortable, when someone doesn’t react to death in the same way they do.

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"Dear Bishop X"

By SCM on 29 Nov 2022

SCM Member Phoebe shares a letter she wrote to her Bishop about equal marriage in the Church of England.

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Advent and Activism

By SCM on 23 Nov 2022

Advent is a time of preparation for the coming of Jesus at Christmas, and his coming again to make the earth new. It is a time to pray and reflect, and to discern where God is calling us to put our faith into action and 'make the way straight' for the Lord.

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Interfaith is for everyone (but especially students!)

By Sophie on 8 Nov 2022

Sophie explores what Inter Faith means and why we need to be engaging in it.

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